Interesting article: JAMA Network | Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine | Helicobacter pylori and Infantile Colic. The study basically suggests that infants with colic have a much higher incidence of Helicobacter pylori infections than do a control group of infants. No causal relationship was established – just a correlation.
The article has been picked up by a few bloggers/news sources such as:
I was surprised that this was suggested to be a completely new connection – between HP and colic. Given the amount of work on HP this just seemed odd. So of course I decided to snoop around the web. And I found a few things that were related especially:
So it seems that others have noticed a possible connection between HP and colic previously. But in the end there is not a lot of literature out there on the topic. If anyone out there knows anything else on this topic, please post …