H. pylori

Ginseng fights ulcer-causing bacteria

The bacteria known as Helicobacter pylori causes gastric inflammation, ulceration and DNA damage and underlies the majority of cases of peptic ulcers. About 20% of people under 40 and half of those over 60 years have the gut bacteria. The World Health Organization has defined H. pylori as a class I carcinogen. Past studies have [...]

Ginseng fights ulcer-causing bacteria 2015-09-09T13:49:30+00:00

A Gut Feeling: Vitamin C may protect against ulcer-causing bacteria

A new study has found that the lower the level of vitamin C in the blood, the more likely a person will become infected by Helicobacter pylori, the bacteria that can cause peptic ulcers and stomach cancer. “This is the largest study to look at the relationship between vitamin C levels and infection by H. [...]

A Gut Feeling: Vitamin C may protect against ulcer-causing bacteria 2018-02-15T15:53:31+00:00

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