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Prevalence of childhood asthma, rhinitis and eczema in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.
There is evidence that the prevalence of allergies and asthma differs between populations in western and eastern Europe. This study investigated the prevalence of wheezing, rhinitis and eczema amongExpand
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Rationale in diagnosis and screening of atrophic gastritis with stomach-specific plasma biomarkers
Abstract Background and aims. Atrophic gastritis (AG) results most often from Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. AG is the most important single risk condition for gastric cancer that oftenExpand
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Increasing incidence of colorectal cancer in young adults in Europe over the last 25 years
Objective The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) declines among subjects aged 50 years and above. An opposite trend appears among younger adults. In Europe, data on CRC incidence among youngerExpand
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Lack of association between gene polymorphisms of Angiotensin converting enzyme, Nod-like receptor 1, Toll-like receptor 4, FAS/FASL and the presence of Helicobacter pylori-induced premalignant
BackgroundSeveral polymorphisms of genes involved in the immunological recognition of Helicobacter pylori and regulating apoptosis and proliferation have been linked to gastric carcinogenesis,Expand
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A nanomaterial-based breath test for distinguishing gastric cancer from benign gastric conditions
Background:Upper digestive endoscopy with biopsy and histopathological evaluation of the biopsy material is the standard method for diagnosing gastric cancer (GC). However, this procedure may not beExpand
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PSCA and MUC1 gene polymorphisms are associated with gastric cancer and pre-malignant gastric conditions [corrected].
BACKGROUND/AIM Genome-wide association studies revealed a link between gastric cancer (GC) and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of prostate stem cell antigen (PSCA), phospholipase C epsilon-1Expand
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Detection of cancer through exhaled breath: a systematic review
Background Timely diagnosis of cancer represents a challenging task; in particular, there is a need for reliable non-invasive screening tools that could achieve high levels of adherence at virtuallyExpand
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Improving uptake of screening for colorectal cancer: a study on invitation strategies and different test kit use
ObjectiveThe aim of this study was to compare the uptake of mail-delivered tests for colorectal cancer screening. We assessed the effect of an advance notification letter and a reminder letter, andExpand
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Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection
This review of recent publications related to the epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori highlights the origin of the infection, its changing prevalence, transmission, and outcome. A number of studiesExpand
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Stomach-specific Biomarkers (GastroPanel) Can Predict the Development of Gastric Cancer in a Caucasian Population: A Longitudinal Nested Case-Control Study in Siberia.
BACKGROUND/AIM Atrophic gastritis (AG) is the most important risk condition for gastric cancer (GC). A panel of stomach-specific serum biomarkers: pepsinogen (PG) I, pepsinogen (PG) II, gastrin-17Expand
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