News: inflammation

New Approach to Stifle Stomach Bug

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

The bacterium Helicobacter pylori infects about half of the world’s population. It induces immune responses, but these responses do not eliminate the bug. H. pylori persists in the human stomach for decades, leading to chronic inflammation, peptic ulcers, lymphoma and stomach cancer. Keith Wilson, M.D., and colleagues are exploring the failure of the immune response […]