Ulcer News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/22/2006
Few Studies Done on Preventing Bed Sores

Canadian report finds meager treatment evaluations for common ailment costing billions

5/9/2006
Health Tip: Taking Care of Your Ulcer

If caused by an infection, an antibiotic should help

3/31/2006
Nexium Reduces Stomach Ulcers in High-Risk Patients

Finding could benefit those who regularly take painkillers

1/30/2006
Popular Heartburn Drugs Help Fight Peptic Ulcers

Drugs like Prevacid or Prilosec cut bleeding risks, research shows

12/7/2005
Crohn's Drug Fights Ulcerative Colitis

Remicade should give patients a new treatment option, researchers say

11/2/2005
Nicotine Enemas Don't Help Ulcerative Colitis

New study shows no improvement in symptoms compared with placebo

6/15/2005
Ulcer Bug Linked to Irregular Heart Rhythm

But one expert called H. pylori findings inconclusive

6/15/2005
Biotech Drug Shows Promise Against Ulcerative Colitis

Researchers also hope for benefit against Crohn's disease

5/18/2005
Grapefruit May Bring Sweet Relief Against Ulcers

In rats, seed extract therapy shrank gastric lesions

2/21/2005
Cell Phones Cameras Put Doctors in the Picture

Leg wound photos help experts treat from a distance

1/19/2005
Plavix Not Best for Heart Patients With History of Ulcers

Can lead to stomach bleeding, although second study finds blood thinner generally safe

1/14/2005
Cutting Down on Health-Care Costs

Controlling use of anti-ulcer drugs saves Georgia Medicaid $20 million in one year

11/26/2004
Stomach Cancer May Start in Bone Marrow

Mouse study questions long-held belief about disease origins

11/24/2004
Safety of Entire Family of Painkillers Questioned

Experts still see a key role for cox-2 inhibitors

9/15/2004
Alcohol, Red Meat Raise Colitis Relapse Risk

Diet high in both tied to threefold increase

8/12/2004
Internal Antibiotic Fights Ulcer Bug

Study: Stomach cells protect against H. pylori infection

7/30/2004
Simple Test Predicts Diabetes Amputation Success

Keeping blood sugar low could save lower limbs, research finds

3/12/2004
Workplace Testing Reduces Ulcer Rates

Treating those with Helicobacter pylori cut health-care costs

1/13/2004
Will Wiping Out Ulcer Bug Stop Stomach Cancer?

Study finds mixed results after eradicating H. pylori

11/20/2003
Stomach Relief for People With Chronic Pain

One prescription combines 2 popular drugs

10/14/2003
Heartburn Pills May Soothe Side Effects of Painkillers

They could benefit people who take medications for arthritis, chronic pain

9/24/2003
Once Cured, Bleeding Ulcers May Need No More Drugs

Study finds those who took nothing did as well as those who did

8/1/2003
Vitamin C May Keep Ulcers Away

Link found between ascorbic acid and ulcer-producing bacteria

5/27/2003
Testing for Stomach Bacteria Doesn't Help With Peptic Ulcers

Study finds treating it usually doesn't ease ulcer symptoms

2/24/2003
As if Quitting Smoking Wasn't Hard Enough...

Mouth ulcers, cold symptoms can plague smokers for first two weeks after they stop

12/26/2002
New Arthritis Drugs No Magic Bullet Against Bleeding Ulcers

Study finds Celebrex works as well as two-drug treatment, though

12/12/2002
Peptic Ulcer Linked to Anxiety Disorder

Study looks at association between two

11/7/2002
The Pitfalls of Over-the-Counter Painkillers

Campaign alerts consumers to dangers of widely used drugs

10/22/2002
Ousting That Ulcer

Treat most cases with antibiotics

9/20/2002
Spouses Have Joint Custody of Diseases

Study finds likelihood of sharing asthma, depression, ulcers

9/7/2002
Fighting Foot Ulcers

Genetically engineered gel tested on diabetics

7/25/2002
Ulcer Bug Has a Sweet Tooth

It makes beeline for sugary molecules in stomach lining

7/8/2002
Virulent Form of Ulcer Bug Tied to Stroke

H. pylori strain could cause artery-damaging inflammation

6/26/2002
Drug Prevents Ulcers in Aspirin Takers

Can help people who also want to prevent heart disease

5/7/2002
Tips to Treat an Ulcer

Some may surprise you

4/29/2002
New Clue to Pancreatic Cancer

Study finds changes after ulcer surgery may increase risk of disease

4/26/2002
Breath Test May Find Ulcer Bacterium

Study finds it as effective as a more invasive procedure

3/15/2002
Ulcer Bug Settles in During Childhood

Study finds it prevalent, especially in blacks

2/22/2002
Hormone Therapy May Prevent Bedsores

Treatment found to cut risk of leg ulcers in elderly women

1/3/2002
Studies Find Ulcer Bacteria, NSAIDs a Bad Mix

Urge purging of H. pylori before long-term painkiller use

6/6/2001
Eliminating Ulcer Bacteria Eases Heartburn

Longer time between episodes without H. pylori

5/1/2001
Sleeplessness Boosts Ulcer Risk

'Little brain' in gut responds to stress