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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.
BD receives FDA approval for second prefilled injectable drug

BD receives FDA approval for second prefilled injectable drug

Gene variant boosts ulcer susceptibility in NSAID users

Gene variant boosts ulcer susceptibility in NSAID users

Raising transfusion threshold improves acute upper GI bleeding outcomes

Raising transfusion threshold improves acute upper GI bleeding outcomes

Study finds decline in inpatient mortality rate for upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in the U.S.

Study finds decline in inpatient mortality rate for upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in the U.S.

Best-practices protocol significantly reduces ventilator-associated pneumonia

Best-practices protocol significantly reduces ventilator-associated pneumonia

‘Virtually’ no ulcer bleeding after H. pylori eradication

‘Virtually’ no ulcer bleeding after H. pylori eradication

China Shenghuo first quarter total revenue increases 20.5% to $11.4M

China Shenghuo first quarter total revenue increases 20.5% to $11.4M

Overdiagnosis: harming the healthy

Overdiagnosis: harming the healthy

Pernix Therapeutics introduces Omeclamox-Pak® for the treatment of H. pylori infection and duodenal ulcer disease

Pernix Therapeutics introduces Omeclamox-Pak® for the treatment of H. pylori infection and duodenal ulcer disease

China Shenghuo 2011 total revenue increases 35% to $44.2 million

China Shenghuo 2011 total revenue increases 35% to $44.2 million

Researchers launch major aspirin trial to eradicate H. pylori

Researchers launch major aspirin trial to eradicate H. pylori

Pharmacist-led interventions can help reduce medication errors in primary care

Pharmacist-led interventions can help reduce medication errors in primary care

Wake Forest Baptist researchers create emergency general surgery registry

Wake Forest Baptist researchers create emergency general surgery registry

Heart burn drugs and hip fractures in postmenopausal women smokers: Study establishes link

Heart burn drugs and hip fractures in postmenopausal women smokers: Study establishes link

FDA accepts Salix and Progenics' sNDA filing for RELISTOR to treat opioid-induced constipation

FDA accepts Salix and Progenics' sNDA filing for RELISTOR to treat opioid-induced constipation

ICU patients less likely to renew prescriptions for chronic diseases after discharge

ICU patients less likely to renew prescriptions for chronic diseases after discharge

China Shenghuo second quarter total revenue increases 58% to $10.9 million

China Shenghuo second quarter total revenue increases 58% to $10.9 million

Researchers, policy experts to examine issue of declining enrollment in clinical trials

Researchers, policy experts to examine issue of declining enrollment in clinical trials

Transarterial embolization an effective alternative to endoscopy for acute peptic ulcer bleeding

Transarterial embolization an effective alternative to endoscopy for acute peptic ulcer bleeding

Phase 3 open-label study of RELISTOR presented at American Pain Society meeting

Phase 3 open-label study of RELISTOR presented at American Pain Society meeting