Interleukin 1 Polymorphisms, Lifestyle Factors, and Helicobacter pylori Infection

  title={Interleukin 1 Polymorphisms, Lifestyle Factors, and Helicobacter pylori Infection},
  author={Nobuyuki Hamajima and Keitaro Matsuo and Toshiko Saito and Kazuo Tajima and Katashi Okuma and Kenji Yamao and Suketami Tominaga},
  booktitle={Japanese journal of cancer research : Gann},
Associations between Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection and lifestyle factors have been reported by several authors, but little is known about the host factors associated with the infection. This study aims to examine the infection rate of HP according to gene polymorphisms of interleukin (IL)-1A, IL-1B, and IL-1RN, and to investigate the interactions with lifestyle factors. Subjects were 241 non-cancer outpatients who had participated in a HP eradication program. Polymorphisms at - 889 (T to C… CONTINUE READING


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