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.
Early treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection may prevent cancer

Early treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection may prevent cancer

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided therapy safe for severe gastrointestinal bleeding patients

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided therapy safe for severe gastrointestinal bleeding patients

Ascal (calcium carbasalate) not safer than aspirin

Ascal (calcium carbasalate) not safer than aspirin

Shift work may increase the risk of enforced early retirement among women

Shift work may increase the risk of enforced early retirement among women

Low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in HIV-positive patients

Low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in HIV-positive patients

Risks of gastrointestinal ulcers linked to aspirin use might outweigh its benefits for the heart in certain patients

Risks of gastrointestinal ulcers linked to aspirin use might outweigh its benefits for the heart in certain patients

Bacterial binding in the stomach

Bacterial binding in the stomach

Photodynamic therapy may be an effective treatment for infections of the oral cavity

Photodynamic therapy may be an effective treatment for infections of the oral cavity

We could soon be curing our athlete’s foot with alfalfa

We could soon be curing our athlete’s foot with alfalfa