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AIMS Some studies have shown Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection to be associated with diabetes mellitus, but the relationship remains controversial. This meta-analysis was designed to quantify the association between H. pylori infection and diabetes. METHODS A computerized search of PubMed and Embase was carried out. Studies that provided data on(More)
OBJECTIVE Helicobacter pylori infection is recognized as a worldwide public health threat. Some studies have suggested that individuals with asthma have a lower rate of H. pylori infection, but the relation remains controversial. This meta-analysis was carried out to quantify the association between H. pylori infection and asthma. METHODS Published(More)
Aim. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of H. pylori infection in areas with high prevalence of gastric cancer in Jiangsu Province, China. Methods. A prospective epidemiologic survey of H. pylori infection was accomplished in a natural population of 5417 individuals in Yangzhong city. Questionnaires and 13C-urea breath(More)
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