Chagas disease associated with two-fold increase in odds of strongyloidiasis, study shows
7 days ago - By News Medical
Chagas Disease and strongyloidiasis are neglected tropical diseases that share a similar epidemiological burden and result in chronic infections with high morbidity and mortality.
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Colon cancer formation linked to two interacting bacteria strains
7 days ago - By Healio
Two species of bacteria appear to work together to help the formation of colon cancer in patients with a hereditary form of the disease, according to a pair of new studies published in Cell Host & Microbe and Science.
Cynthia Sears, MD, professor of medicine and researcher at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute, and colleagues wrote that Bacteroides fragilis and Escherichia coli each create substances that promote cancer growth in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis , a hereditary syndrome that causes about 5% of colon
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Patients with Chagas disease are often infected with an intestinal parasite
7 days ago - By ScienceDaily
In patients with Chagas disease, the odds of being infected by the intestinal worm Strongyloides stercoralis increases by two-fold, according to a new study. The study underlines the potential benefits of performing a combined screening for both infections among Latin American adults living in Europe.
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