Atrophic gastritis, but not antibody to Helicobacter pylori, is associated with body mass index in a Japanese population


The relationship between Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection and body mass index (BMI) is controversial. Several reports have indicated that eradication of HP infection induces an increase in BMI. In contrast, epidemiological case-control studies have failed to show an association between HP infection and BMI. Therefore, we investigated whether HP and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00535-008-2219-0


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