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Heartburn, also know as acid reflux, is a painful and burning sensation in the esophagus, just behind the breastbone usually associated with regurgitation of gastric acid (gastric reflux).
Sugar-sweetened acidic drinks linked to obesity and tooth wear among adults

Sugar-sweetened acidic drinks linked to obesity and tooth wear among adults

Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Study could change clinical treatment for patients with unmanaged heartburn

Study could change clinical treatment for patients with unmanaged heartburn

Survey: Very few Americans are concerned about the health effects of bad posture

Survey: Very few Americans are concerned about the health effects of bad posture

FDA warns about Ranitidine containing known carcinogen NDMA

FDA warns about Ranitidine containing known carcinogen NDMA

Swallowable balloon device for early detection of Barrett's esophagus receives FDA 510K clearance

Swallowable balloon device for early detection of Barrett's esophagus receives FDA 510K clearance

Women experience the same key heart attack symptoms as men

Women experience the same key heart attack symptoms as men

Women and older adults at increased risk of dangerous drug interactions

Women and older adults at increased risk of dangerous drug interactions

Study explores long-term impact of food restrictions on normal eating patterns in patients

Study explores long-term impact of food restrictions on normal eating patterns in patients

Study links heartburn drugs to fatal cases of heart, kidney disease and gastrointestinal cancer

Study links heartburn drugs to fatal cases of heart, kidney disease and gastrointestinal cancer

LINX Reflux Management System reduces medical costs for GERD and other health problems

LINX Reflux Management System reduces medical costs for GERD and other health problems

Educating doctors alone may not have a noticeable effect on prescribing rates, study shows

Educating doctors alone may not have a noticeable effect on prescribing rates, study shows

Common medications to treat heartburn linked to increased risks for kidney failure

Common medications to treat heartburn linked to increased risks for kidney failure

Common acid reflux drugs tied to elevated risk for kidney disease

Common acid reflux drugs tied to elevated risk for kidney disease

Hot brew coffee has more antioxidant capacity than cold brew, finds study

Hot brew coffee has more antioxidant capacity than cold brew, finds study

Determining acid-neutralizing capacity for OTC antacids

Determining acid-neutralizing capacity for OTC antacids

CDx Diagnostics announces WATS3D data demonstrating crypt dysplasia as risk factor for esophageal cancer

CDx Diagnostics announces WATS3D data demonstrating crypt dysplasia as risk factor for esophageal cancer

World Stomach Day: International initiative to raise awareness and support for a vital organ

World Stomach Day: International initiative to raise awareness and support for a vital organ

Study: Infants using popular anti-reflux medicines are not at increased risk of lung infections

Study: Infants using popular anti-reflux medicines are not at increased risk of lung infections

UAMS’ multi-disciplinary structure offers best maternal and fetal care

UAMS’ multi-disciplinary structure offers best maternal and fetal care