Foreword
A commentary on the ten Taisho symposia
Preface
Helicobacter pylori infection in two areas in Japan with different risks for gastric cancer
Diversity of vacA and cagA genes of Helicobacter pylori in Japanese children
Analysis of the cag pathogenicity island and IS605 of Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from patients with gastric cancer in Japan
Sex differences in mucosal response to Helicobacter pylori infection in the stomach and variations in interleukin-8, COX-2 and trefoil factor family 1 gene expression
Improvement in serum pepsinogens and gastrin in long-term monitoring after eradication of Helicobacter pylori
Diagnostic value of culture, histology and PCR for Helicobacter pylori in the remnant stomach after surgery
DNA typing for Helicobacter pylori isolates from eradication-failed patients
Hypoacidity combined with high gastric juice nitrite induced by Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with gastric cancer
Oesophageal adenocarcinoma or gastric cancer with or without eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection in chronic atrophic gastritis patients
High prevalence rate of Helicobacter pylori resistance to clarithromycin during long-term multiple antibiotic therapy for chronic respiratory disease caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria
Second-line treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection after dilution agar methods and PCR-RFLP analysis
Helicobacter pylori eradication decreases blood neutrophil and monocyte counts
Helicobacter pylori-positive patients with pruritic skin diseases are at increased risk for gastric cancer
Relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and the prevalence, site and histological type of gastric cancer
Helicobacter bilis infection in biliary tract cancer
Anti-tumour effects of nobiletin, a citrus flavonoid, on gastric cancer include
Evaluation of treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease with a proton pump inhibitor, and relationship between gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and Helicobacter pylori infection in Japan
Prevalence of symptomatic gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in Japanese patients with peptic ulcer disease after eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection
Oesophageal hypersensitivity in Japanese patients with non-erosive gastro-oesophageal reflux diseases
Impairment of gastrointestinal motility by nitrate administration
Expression of leptin in two-layered culture of gastric mucous cells and fibroblasts
DNA hypermethylation in gastric cancer
Correlation of MAP kinases with COX-2 induction differs between MKN45 and HT29 cells
Elemental diet modulates the growth of Clostridium difficile in the gut flora
Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment modulates epithelial cell proliferation and tissue content of hepatocyte growth factor in the gastric mucosa
Histological aspects and role of mast cells in Helicobacter pylori-infected gastritis
Indometacin up-regulates TFF2 expression in gastric epithelial cells
Heme oxygenase-1
Effect of dietary anti-Helicobacter pylori-urease immunoglobulin Y on Helicobacter pylori infection