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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).
Global retail market for probiotic foods and beverages shows 13 percent increase over 2007

Global retail market for probiotic foods and beverages shows 13 percent increase over 2007

Clinical study investigates laboratory and clinical implications of proton pump inhibitor drugs

Clinical study investigates laboratory and clinical implications of proton pump inhibitor drugs

Individuals with upper-GI symptoms visit general practitioners often

Individuals with upper-GI symptoms visit general practitioners often

Nighttime acid reflux symptoms impair sleep quality

Nighttime acid reflux symptoms impair sleep quality

AAO-HNSF to issue the first guideline for helping physicians manage dysphonia

AAO-HNSF to issue the first guideline for helping physicians manage dysphonia

Pharmacy Times serves as a go-to resource for pharmacists on OTC products

Pharmacy Times serves as a go-to resource for pharmacists on OTC products

Success of GERD therapy hinges on medication type and physician bedside manner

Success of GERD therapy hinges on medication type and physician bedside manner

Obesity increases risk of complications in pregnancy

Obesity increases risk of complications in pregnancy

Radiofrequency ablation reverses Barrett's esophagus

Radiofrequency ablation reverses Barrett's esophagus

Radiofrequency ablation eradicates problems in most patients with Barrett's esophagus

Radiofrequency ablation eradicates problems in most patients with Barrett's esophagus

Anti-clotting action of clopidogrel (Plavix) reduced by common heartburn drugs

Anti-clotting action of clopidogrel (Plavix) reduced by common heartburn drugs

Researchers investigate link between gastroesophageal reflux diseases and coronary heart diseases

Researchers investigate link between gastroesophageal reflux diseases and coronary heart diseases

Treatment for acid reflux does not improve asthma symptoms

Treatment for acid reflux does not improve asthma symptoms

Prescription heartburn medications do not ease asthma symptoms

Prescription heartburn medications do not ease asthma symptoms

National study results change common method of treating asthma

National study results change common method of treating asthma

Torax Medical launches study of new LINX Reflux management system

Torax Medical launches study of new LINX Reflux management system

URMC to trial minimally invasive device that 'reins in' acid reflux

URMC to trial minimally invasive device that 'reins in' acid reflux

Is esomeprazole the best choice for reflux esophagitis patients?

Is esomeprazole the best choice for reflux esophagitis patients?

NTRILIPIX (fenofibric acid) in combo with Rosuvastatin calcium shows improvement on key lipids for cholesterol management

NTRILIPIX (fenofibric acid) in combo with Rosuvastatin calcium shows improvement on key lipids for cholesterol management

Is esomeprazole the best choice for reflux esophagitis patients?

Is esomeprazole the best choice for reflux esophagitis patients?