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Eliminating H. pylori stops peptic ulcer rebleeding

Rebleeding rates are lower than 1% for patients with bleeding peptic ulcers who are cured of Helicobacter pylori infection, Spanish researchers reported in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. They said these patients do not need to continue taking antisecretory maintenance therapy. Read the abstract. Medscape (free registration)/Reuters (6/22)

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