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News tag: stomach cancer


Simple “breath test” may help predict stomach cancer

14 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People having gut problems will soon use a simple breath test to predict whether there is a risk of developing stomach cancer, a study announced. The breath test targets a tiny chemical compound in people’s breath to distinguish a unique “breathe print” found in those undergoing risky pre-cancerous changes. If…


Extended heartburn may predict stomach cancer

29 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Persistent heartburn should prompt people to visit their physician and check for signs of cancers, a new health campaign suggests. Public Health England (PHE) designed the health campaign to deliver the new findings about heartburn’s connection to cancer. Usually occurring after eating, heartburn produces a burning chest pain or discomfort.…


Salt-rich diet leads to stomach cancer

19 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Consuming salt excessively leads not only to high blood pressure, but also to an increased risk of stomach cancer, new study reveals. The common risk factor for stomach cancer is infection with a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori (H pylori), responsible for inflammations of various areas of stomach which can progress…