Nobel for Stomach Ulcer Discovery

Posted on October 3, 2005  Comments (0)

Nobel for Stomach Ulcer Discovery, BBC:

In 1982, when H. pylori was discovered by Dr Marshall and Dr Warren, stress and lifestyle were considered the major causes of stomach and intestinal ulcers.

It is now firmly established that the bacterium causes more than 90% of duodenal (intestinal) ulcers and up to 80% of gastric (stomach) ulcers.

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