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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).
Pediatrics researchers identify major gene location responsible for EoE

Pediatrics researchers identify major gene location responsible for EoE

KAPIDEX to be marketed as DEXILANT in the U.S.

KAPIDEX to be marketed as DEXILANT in the U.S.

Heartburn drug Kapidex to be marketed under new name Dexilant

Heartburn drug Kapidex to be marketed under new name Dexilant

AGA conference highlights emerging technologies for digestive and metabolic disorders

AGA conference highlights emerging technologies for digestive and metabolic disorders

Merck announces global sales of $27.4 billion for full-year 2009

Merck announces global sales of $27.4 billion for full-year 2009

Obese adolescents who receive laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding lose excess weight

Obese adolescents who receive laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding lose excess weight

Tips to prevent heartburn

Tips to prevent heartburn

Comparative study of chlorogenic acid and caffeine contents in commercial brewed coffees

Comparative study of chlorogenic acid and caffeine contents in commercial brewed coffees

Over-the-counter medications can help manage minor ailments

Over-the-counter medications can help manage minor ailments

Experiments show Alzheimer's drug may halt the growth of oesophageal cancer

Experiments show Alzheimer's drug may halt the growth of oesophageal cancer

ZEGERID OTC approval triggers $20M milestone payment to Santarus

ZEGERID OTC approval triggers $20M milestone payment to Santarus

Study explores comorbidity of medical complaints and insomnia symptoms in school-aged children

Study explores comorbidity of medical complaints and insomnia symptoms in school-aged children

HALO procedure can help manage Barrett's esophagus and prevent esophageal cancer

HALO procedure can help manage Barrett's esophagus and prevent esophageal cancer

Deals on health reform in jeopardy as support from drugmakers, senior groups is tested

Deals on health reform in jeopardy as support from drugmakers, senior groups is tested

FDA approves Santarus’ NDA for immediate-release prescription tablet product

FDA approves Santarus’ NDA for immediate-release prescription tablet product

FDA approves manufacture of Amneal Pharmaceuticals' Nizatidine Oral Solution

FDA approves manufacture of Amneal Pharmaceuticals' Nizatidine Oral Solution

FDA approves Schering-Plough's New Drug Application for ZEGERID OTC capsules

FDA approves Schering-Plough's New Drug Application for ZEGERID OTC capsules

ZEGERID OTC, a proton pump inhibitor receives FDA approval

ZEGERID OTC, a proton pump inhibitor receives FDA approval

EGS announces closure of $21.5 million Series E financing

EGS announces closure of $21.5 million Series E financing

GERD is an immune-mediated injury and not the result of acid burn, says new study

GERD is an immune-mediated injury and not the result of acid burn, says new study