Swiss giant Lonza has plunged into the probiotics sector for the first time by licensing a gut ulcer battling Lactobacillus strain plucked from the 8000-strain strong vats of German contract research organisation, Organobalance.
Polyphenols found in olive oil, a mainstay of the Mediterranean
diet, may prevent infection with the Helicobacter pylori
bacteria, said to be the cause of millions of cases of gastritis
and peptic ulcer disease each year.
Biohit Oyj, the Finnish company behind a cysteine chewing gum
unveiled this week that could help reduce the risk of oral cancer
in smokers and drinkers, is looking for partners to help realise
the full potential of its technology...
Increasing intake of vitamin C may be able to help prevent stomach
cancer, report researchers this week. A study found low levels of
the vitamin in blood samples to be associated with higher chances
of Helicobacter pylori infection,...
Trials to find out whether certain vegetables can relieve infection
with stomach cancer and ulcers could soon be underway, say the
researchers who have found a compound in broccoli that kills the
bacterium responsible for the infections.