H. pylori

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Noun1.H. pylori - the type species of genus Heliobacter; produces urease and is associated with several gastroduodenal diseases (including gastritis and gastric ulcers and duodenal ulcers and other peptic ulcers)
bacteria species - a species of bacteria
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reported a positive correlation between levels of IL-23 and the infiltration levels of neutrophils and monocytes in patients with H. pylori infection [22].
Some studies reported H. pylori infection as a risk factor for coronary artery disease [2, 3].
Following the groundbreaking discovery of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) in 1983, a challenging era in the management of gastroduodenal diseases has been initiated [1].
Gastric biopsies of the patients histologically diagnosed as gastritis were included in the study, which were evaluated for the presence of H. pylori with the help of special stain (Modified Giemsa stain).
Sero-surveys indicate a seroprevalence of 22%-57% in children under the age of five, increasing to 80%-90% by the age of 20, and remaining constant thereafter [3-6] H. pylori commonly causes peptic ulcer, presenting as recurrent abdominal pain and is associated with 90% of duodenal ulcers and 80% of gastric ulcers [7].
Background and Objectives: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is cause of several gastrointestinal diseases in humans.
Many Green Medicine Newsletter readers likely are aware that Helicobacter pylori (often termed "H. pylori") is the cause of stomach ulcers, and that "modern medicine" (in this case, an ironic term) treats Helicobacter pylori with patent medicines, such as a combination of two antibiotics and a patented "acid blocker," a combination often called "triple therapy." So why isn't this--or a version of it--used by "modern medicine" against nasal polyps?
Although the role of the bacteria Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) in gastroduodenal disease is well established, the clinical significance of the discovery of H.
Summary: This report on the Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) non-invasive testing market comprises an elaborate executive summary, which includes a market snapshot that provides information about various segments.