A 61-year-old man was referred to our centre due to deranged liver function tests (LFT) in 2010. He had enjoyed good past health and had been asymptomatic all along. He worked as a banker and drank small amounts of alcohol on occasions. Upon admission, he was found to be obese with body mass index (BMI) of 36.2 kg/m2. His blood pressure was 173/86 mm Hg. Physical examination was otherwise unremarkable.
Shutting down a protein thought to be an appealing target for treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas (PDACs) may result in more aggressive tumor development, according to a new investigative study.
According to an Australian research, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are associated with a higher risk of hospitalization due to infectious gastroenteritis.
Patients infected with Helicobacter pylori strains derived from different geographical human ancestries than their own are likely to develop more severe symptoms which include gastric cancers, says an expert.