Ulcer bacteria increases risk of serious cardiac events

(AGI) Rome, Sept 12 - Researchers at the Cattolica del SacroCuore University and Gemelli hospital in Rome discovered thatthe bacterium responsible for ulcers also increases the risk ofserious cardiovascular events, such as the STEMI heart attack,the strongest kind, as well as heart failure and acute coronarysyndrome, which concerns the arteries. The study was conductedby, among others, Dr. Francesco Franceschi, the director of thehospital's E.R., Antonio Gasbarrini, professor ofGastroenterology, and Filippo Crea, professor of Cardiology. . .

(AGI) Rome, Sept 12 - Researchers at the Cattolica del SacroCuore University and Gemelli hospital in Rome discovered thatthe bacterium responsible for ulcers also increases the risk ofserious cardiovascular events, such as the STEMI heart attack,the strongest kind, as well as heart failure and acute coronarysyndrome, which concerns the arteries. The study was conductedby, among others, Dr. Francesco Franceschi, the director of thehospital's E.R., Antonio Gasbarrini, professor ofGastroenterology, and Filippo Crea, professor of Cardiology. . .