Peptic Ulcer News and Research

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A peptic ulcer, also known as PUD or peptic ulcer disease, is an ulcer (defined as mucosal erosions equal to or greater than 0.5 cm) of an area of the gastrointestinal tract that is usually acidic and thus extremely painful.
Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Gender differences in manifestation of diseases lead to poorer diagnosis and treatment in women

Gender differences in manifestation of diseases lead to poorer diagnosis and treatment in women

Study examines effect of sleep quality on peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults

Study examines effect of sleep quality on peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

World Stomach Day: International initiative to raise awareness and support for a vital organ

World Stomach Day: International initiative to raise awareness and support for a vital organ

Acoustic technology could offer new way to diagnose IBS

Acoustic technology could offer new way to diagnose IBS

Long-term PPI use not linked to increased hip fracture risk among Alzheimer's patients

Long-term PPI use not linked to increased hip fracture risk among Alzheimer's patients

GPs prescribing anticoagulants to AF patients against official safety advice, study shows

GPs prescribing anticoagulants to AF patients against official safety advice, study shows

Researchers find low adherence of physicians to H. pylori guidelines

Researchers find low adherence of physicians to H. pylori guidelines

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Health care resource use and costs of H.P. Acthar® gel for multiple sclerosis relapse

Health care resource use and costs of H.P. Acthar® gel for multiple sclerosis relapse

Cairn launches non-invasive Gastric Emptying Breath Test for measuring rate of gastroparesis in adults

Cairn launches non-invasive Gastric Emptying Breath Test for measuring rate of gastroparesis in adults

Single dose of zoledronic acid can inhibit bone loss in HIV-infected patients

Single dose of zoledronic acid can inhibit bone loss in HIV-infected patients

Iroko announces availability of VIVLODEX capsules in U.S. pharmacies for patients with OA pain

Iroko announces availability of VIVLODEX capsules in U.S. pharmacies for patients with OA pain

FDA-approved, once-daily 24-hour aspirin now available for prevention of stroke and acute cardiac events

FDA-approved, once-daily 24-hour aspirin now available for prevention of stroke and acute cardiac events

Egalet, Teva sign agreement to commercialize SPRIX Nasal Spray in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank

Egalet, Teva sign agreement to commercialize SPRIX Nasal Spray in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank

Seaweed extract shows promise in treating H. pylori-related diseases, gastric cancer

Seaweed extract shows promise in treating H. pylori-related diseases, gastric cancer

New Haven Pharmaceuticals' DURLAZA drug delivers sustained antiplatelet control for full 24 hours

New Haven Pharmaceuticals' DURLAZA drug delivers sustained antiplatelet control for full 24 hours

Loyola gastroenterologist provides tips to IBS patients for healthy living

Loyola gastroenterologist provides tips to IBS patients for healthy living

Clinical study data on Mallinckrodt's H.P. Acthar Gel to be presented at ACR 2015

Clinical study data on Mallinckrodt's H.P. Acthar Gel to be presented at ACR 2015