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Twenty-five million Americans suffer from ulcers. An ulcer is a sore or hole in the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). People of any age can get an ulcer and women are affected just as often as men.

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacterium that lives on the lining of the stomach. Although we used to think that spicy food, acid, and stress were the major causes of ulcers, we now know that nine out of ten ulcers are caused by H. pylori. Medicines that reduce stomach acid may make you feel better, but your ulcer may come back. Here's the good news: Since most ulcers are caused by this bacterial infection, they can be cured with the right antibiotics.
WHO and Sanofi sign new agreement to sustain specific efforts to eliminate NTDs

WHO and Sanofi sign new agreement to sustain specific efforts to eliminate NTDs

ERs are swamped with seriously ill patients, although many don’t have covid

ERs are swamped with seriously ill patients, although many don’t have covid

NUS scientists develop a smart bandage to monitor chronic wounds

NUS scientists develop a smart bandage to monitor chronic wounds

Study reveals unique molecular mechanisms of stomach’s acid pump

Study reveals unique molecular mechanisms of stomach’s acid pump

Aquaporin 5 induction may be a potential therapy to accelerate resurfacing of corneal defects

Aquaporin 5 induction may be a potential therapy to accelerate resurfacing of corneal defects

Researchers investigate how CBD could play a therapeutic role in oral ulcer

Researchers investigate how CBD could play a therapeutic role in oral ulcer

A low-cost biopolymer dressing to help heal chronic wounds

A low-cost biopolymer dressing to help heal chronic wounds

Structural analogs of triterpenoids show strong inhibitory activity against coronaviruses

Structural analogs of triterpenoids show strong inhibitory activity against coronaviruses

Low-profile thoracic aortic endograft minimizes complications, increases patient pool

Low-profile thoracic aortic endograft minimizes complications, increases patient pool

New stem cell therapy shows promise to prevent diabetes-related amputations

New stem cell therapy shows promise to prevent diabetes-related amputations

New 'care bundle' can reduce PPE-related facial injuries in frontline COVID-19 healthcare workers

New 'care bundle' can reduce PPE-related facial injuries in frontline COVID-19 healthcare workers

Study reveals new approach for treating diabetic foot ulcers

Study reveals new approach for treating diabetic foot ulcers

Dandelion extract inhibits SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Dandelion extract inhibits SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

World's largest study of genetic factors reveals link between depression and stomach ulcers

World's largest study of genetic factors reveals link between depression and stomach ulcers

Cissampelos pareira L. extracts demonstrate anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vitro

Cissampelos pareira L. extracts demonstrate anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vitro

Regular walnut intake may help protect against negative outcomes associated with H. pylori infection

Regular walnut intake may help protect against negative outcomes associated with H. pylori infection

Pharmacogenetic tests can benefit four million UK patients annually

Pharmacogenetic tests can benefit four million UK patients annually

World Health Organization, Sanofi sign new agreement to eliminate neglected tropical diseases

World Health Organization, Sanofi sign new agreement to eliminate neglected tropical diseases

Nearly 70% of diabetic patients in Indonesia experience disease management difficulties, study finds

Nearly 70% of diabetic patients in Indonesia experience disease management difficulties, study finds

New global guidelines issued for pressure ulcer prevention in hospitalized patients

New global guidelines issued for pressure ulcer prevention in hospitalized patients