Heartburn News and Research

RSS
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).
Research can be first step in harnessing power of artificial intelligence to interpret medical scans

Research can be first step in harnessing power of artificial intelligence to interpret medical scans

New palliative radiation techniques could provide better quality of life for lung cancer patients

New palliative radiation techniques could provide better quality of life for lung cancer patients

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

Study: Many patients change their behaviors after suffering repeated bouts of C. diff infections

Study: Many patients change their behaviors after suffering repeated bouts of C. diff infections

Study shows link between use of reflux medications and increased risk of CKD, kidney failure

Study shows link between use of reflux medications and increased risk of CKD, kidney failure

Eating too much black licorice can lead to heart issues, FDA warns ahead of Halloween

Eating too much black licorice can lead to heart issues, FDA warns ahead of Halloween

CUMC researchers discover ‘cell of origin’ for esophageal cancer

CUMC researchers discover ‘cell of origin’ for esophageal cancer

Common acid reflux drugs linked to progression of chronic liver disease

Common acid reflux drugs linked to progression of chronic liver disease

Study finds no link between PPI use and bone fractures in patients with Barrett's esophagus

Study finds no link between PPI use and bone fractures in patients with Barrett's esophagus

Podcast: ‘What the Health?’ Congress chips away at health insurance for kids

Podcast: ‘What the Health?’ Congress chips away at health insurance for kids

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

Experts call for greater focus on effective screening methods to help save lives from digestive cancers

Experts call for greater focus on effective screening methods to help save lives from digestive cancers

Young men have lowest risk of relapse after antireflux surgery, study finds

Young men have lowest risk of relapse after antireflux surgery, study finds

Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Study reveals link between coffee and low mortality

Study reveals link between coffee and low mortality

Commonly prescribed gastric acid drug may increase death risk, study shows

Commonly prescribed gastric acid drug may increase death risk, study shows

Longtime use of heartburn drugs linked to increased risk of death

Longtime use of heartburn drugs linked to increased risk of death

Eating soil could be detrimental to health of babies

Eating soil could be detrimental to health of babies

Health psychologists now treating gastrointestinal disorders strongly affected by stress

Health psychologists now treating gastrointestinal disorders strongly affected by stress

Prolonged use of popular heartburn drugs linked to silent, gradual kidney damage

Prolonged use of popular heartburn drugs linked to silent, gradual kidney damage