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Stories by Martin J. Blaser

An Endangered Species in the Stomach

Is the decline of Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium living in the human stomach since time immemorial, good or bad for public health?

January 24, 2005 — Martin J. Blaser

The Bacteria Behind Ulcers

One half to one third of the world's population harbors Helicobacter pylori, "slow" bacteria that infect the stomach and can cause ulcers and cancer there

February 1, 1996 — Martin J. Blaser