Regular consumption of caffeinated coffee may help prevent the return of colon cancer after treatment and improve the chances of a cure, according to a new, large study that reported Continue reading →
A previously unknown, long-lived radiation-resistant stem cell population in the colon has been identified by researchers. Most importantly, they also found that these stem cells can give Continue reading →
Simple though it may sound, laparoscopic cholecystectomy is not innocuous. In fact, it has been associated with a higher than usual rate of injury to the bile duct. WATCHFUL WAITING is Continue reading →
UCLA scientists have discovered a groundbreaking experimental therapy that has the ability to suppress the development of ulcerative colitis (UC), a disease which causes inflammation in the digestive tract Continue reading →
Eliminating Helicobacter pylori bacterium — the main cause of stomach ulcers – with a short course of therapy of two commonly used medicines may help to reduce the risk of gastric cancer, researchers suggest.
A breath test that can help doctors diagnose the early signs of esophageal and gastric cancer in minutes has been developed by researchers. Researchers analysed breath samples of 210 patients Continue reading →
Around half of the global population is chronically infected with the stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori, almost 1 percent of whom go on to develop gastric adenocarcinoma, one of the deadliest forms of cancer.