Peptic ulcer bacterium peps up a host of diseases by traversing the blood stream

by Savitha C Muppala on  October 28, 2006 at 3:58 PM Research News
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Peptic ulcer bacterium peps up a host of diseases by traversing the blood stream
Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in collaboration with European researchers have discovered the fallout of the highly mobile peptic ulcer bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), in the blood stream.
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Indeed, a thoroughfare for the bacterium which could throw up many diseases- atherosclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and many severe inflammatory conditions. These recent findings draw the support of earlier findings from a 1980 milestone study by the 2005 Nobel laureates Barry Marshall and Robin Warren of Australia.

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