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Vitamin C use enhances H. pylori eradication regimen

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Supplementation with vitamin C enhances the success of Helicobacter pylori eradication efforts, say researchers from Iran. Vitamin C has been shown to inhibit the growth of H. pylori in vitro, the authors explain,...

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Ultrasonography not a reliable replacement for sentinel lymph node biopsy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For patients with primary cutaneous melanoma, targeted high-resolution ultrasound should not be used as a substitute for excisional sentinal lymph node biopsy, new research indicates. However, “ultrasound is of...

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Lupus anticoagulant greatly ups thrombosis risk in young women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In young women, the presence of lupus anticoagulant is associated with a more than 40-fold increased risk of stroke and 5-fold increased risk of myocardial infarction compared with the general population of young adult...