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Molecular Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Nepal: Specific Ancestor Root

Helicobacter pylori, a major pathogen of the gastrointestinal tract, has been implicated in a wide spectrum of gastric disorders, including gastritis, peptic ulcer, gastric cancer, and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma. However, the infection remains…

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Study ties H pylori infection to increased diabetes risk

Infection with Helicobacter pylori more than doubles the risk of developing diabetes, according to the results of a recently published study. The authors note that this finding is consistent with prior reports showing an association between H pylori and the prevalence of diabetes in cross-sectional studies. Key Point: Serologic evidence… 

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