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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).
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

Brain exhibits similar changes in both ADHD and emotional instability disorders

Brain exhibits similar changes in both ADHD and emotional instability disorders

Study: Microvascular dysfunction can be major cause of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Study: Microvascular dysfunction can be major cause of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Oxygen therapy does not prevent development of heart failure in patients with heart attack

Oxygen therapy does not prevent development of heart failure in patients with heart attack

Medical or surgical treatment for severe heartburn prevents esophageal cancer

Medical or surgical treatment for severe heartburn prevents esophageal cancer

Seeking solutions to treat scleroderma

Seeking solutions to treat scleroderma

Invasive surgery should be done for select patients with acid reflux, says study

Invasive surgery should be done for select patients with acid reflux, says study

Researchers find link between pneumonia in older people and PPI prescriptions

Researchers find link between pneumonia in older people and PPI prescriptions

Researchers develop wearable system to monitor electrical activity in the stomach over 24 hours

Researchers develop wearable system to monitor electrical activity in the stomach over 24 hours

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