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The Story of ‘H’ – Helicobacter pylori

This is ‘The Story of H’, by Lubomir Panayotov, and it recently won Best Storytelling in the Slideshare, ‘Tell a story in 30 slides or less’ contest. Helicobacter pylori is a bacteria that affects 50% of the population and has been shown to cause stomach ulcers. Australian scientists won the Nobel prize in 2005 for their discovery of this bacteria and it’s role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.