A Snort of Prevention
Researchers have identified a potential vaccine capable of reducing the colonization of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a known cause of gastritis, ulcer disease and cancer.
Lights, Camera, Intestines!
Scientists in Germany have developed a more patient-friendly approach to inner-stomach imaging, using magnets to guide tiny swallowable cameras in patients with stomach cancer.
Natural Born Killers
Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have linked immune-system cells that react to a certain bacteria in stomach ulcers to a risk factor for developing stomach cancer.
Common Osteoporosis Drugs Linked to Increased Cancer Risk
Oral bisphosphonates, a treatment for bone disease, may double the risk of developing esophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet), according to a new study from the University of Oxford.