N-acetylcysteine, treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection.

N-Acetylcysteine (NAC), being both a mucolytic agent and a thiol-containing antioxidant, may affect the establishment and maintenance of H. pylori infection within the gastric mucus layer and mucosa. This study demonstrates that NAC inhibits the growth of H. pylori in both agar and broth susceptibility tests and in H. pylori-infected mice. NAC did not alter … Continue reading N-acetylcysteine, treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection.

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New Rx of H. Pylori

Dr. Basu added that the cost of LOAD therapy was similar to that of standard 14-day triple drug regimens. "Considering the compelling data available, LOAD should be considered primary therapy for H. Pylori infection," he said. Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.com nitazoxanide New Four-Drug Regimen Quells H. Pylori in Open-Label Study NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Nov 15 … Continue reading New Rx of H. Pylori

Signs Symptoms & Treatment Stomach Ulcers

Signs Symptoms & Treatment Stomach UlcersAmplify’d from http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au Summary A stomach ulcer (peptic ulcer) is a break in the tissue lining the stomach. Most are caused by infection with the Helicobacter pylori bacterium. Symptoms may include abdominal pain just below the ribcage, indigestion, nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, weight loss, blood in the vomit or … Continue reading Signs Symptoms & Treatment Stomach Ulcers

Some Days 3 Drugs R Best; Some Days its 4 Drugs

Some Days 3 Drugs R Best; Some Days its 4 Drugs Maybe the best news is that we have two choices to treat H. Pylori DrRAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.com3-Drug Regimen for H pylori Superior in Latin AmericaNancy A. MelvilleJuly 21, 2011 — Despite data from North America, Europe, and Asia indicating that newer 4-drug regimens show … Continue reading Some Days 3 Drugs R Best; Some Days its 4 Drugs

Lactobacillus from Sauerkraut has Anti-Helicobacter Pylori Activity

Helicobacter pylori may cause stomach diseases such as ** chronic gastritis **, ** peptic ulcer **, and ** gastric cancer ** Lactobacillus plantarum from ** sauerkraut ** showed anti-H. pylori activityAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Dairy Sci. 2010 Dec;93(12):5627-34.In vitro screening of lactobacilli with antagonistic activity against Helicobacter pylori from traditionally fermented foods.Chen X, Tian F, Liu … Continue reading Lactobacillus from Sauerkraut has Anti-Helicobacter Pylori Activity

Sauerkraut Rx Helicobacter Pylori (Its the Lactobacillus)

This study tested and located the ** anti-Helicobacter activity ** of seven Lactobacillus strains The strain displaying the strongest inhibition of H. Pylori was a Lactobacillus from ** sauerkraut **!!! SIGNIFICANCE AND IMPACT OF THE STUDY: In view of the rapid spread of resistant H. pylori strains caused by antibiotic therapy, addition of a fermented … Continue reading Sauerkraut Rx Helicobacter Pylori (Its the Lactobacillus)

Best Rx H. Pylori; “Quadruple therapy”

Omeprazole + Three-in-one capsule containing * bismuth subcitrate potassium, (Pepto-bismol) * metronidazole, and (Flagyl) * tetracycline * (quadruple therapy) Quadruple therapy Should be first-line treatment in view of the rising prevalence of clarithromycin-resistant H pylori, especially since quadruple therapy provides superior eradication with similar safety and tolerability to standard therapy.Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.comHelicobacter pylori eradication with … Continue reading Best Rx H. Pylori; “Quadruple therapy”

Citric acid is cheap, present in many fruits powerful inhibitor of Helicobacter pylori

About 50% of the world population is infected with Helicobacter pylori. The association of peptic ulcer disease with Helicobacter pylori is well documented. Citric acid is a cheap substance present in many fruits and produced by food industry, and it demonstrated powerful inhibitory effect on the growth of Helicobacter pyloriAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govWien Klin Wochenschr. 2011 … Continue reading Citric acid is cheap, present in many fruits powerful inhibitor of Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori plays the most important role in gastric cancer

Helicobacter pylori plays the most important role in gastric cancer Preventive effect of H. pylori eradication in randomized study The Japanese Society guideline recommending that H. pylori infection should be treated by eradication therapy to suppress the incidence of gastric cancer.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJpn J Clin Oncol. 2010 Sep;40(9):828-37.Recent knowledge of the relationship between Helicobacter pylori … Continue reading Helicobacter pylori plays the most important role in gastric cancer