Heartburn News and Research

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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).
VerifyNow System, a rapid platelet function assessment platform, evaluated at AHA's Scientific Sessions

VerifyNow System, a rapid platelet function assessment platform, evaluated at AHA's Scientific Sessions

Drug interaction between clopidogrel and omeprazole: New safety information

Drug interaction between clopidogrel and omeprazole: New safety information

Frequent heartburn is painful and impacts the quality of life: Study

Frequent heartburn is painful and impacts the quality of life: Study

High prevalence of nocturnal teeth grinding in patients with OSA

High prevalence of nocturnal teeth grinding in patients with OSA

Genetic susceptibility study for Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma awarded $7.9M grant

Genetic susceptibility study for Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma awarded $7.9M grant

GI Solutions to conduct new incision-free procedure for GERD patients

GI Solutions to conduct new incision-free procedure for GERD patients

New data on KAPIDEX for nighttime heartburn in adults with non-erosive GERD presented at the 2009 ACG

New data on KAPIDEX for nighttime heartburn in adults with non-erosive GERD presented at the 2009 ACG

BMC surgeons use new EsophyX TIF for treatment of acid reflux or GERD

BMC surgeons use new EsophyX TIF for treatment of acid reflux or GERD

ZANTAC(R) Chili Challenge attracts thousands of Canadian participants

ZANTAC(R) Chili Challenge attracts thousands of Canadian participants

Workers with MetS can cost employers up to $5,867 in health care annually: Study

Workers with MetS can cost employers up to $5,867 in health care annually: Study

XenoPort commences Phase 2b arbaclofen placarbil clinical trial for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease

XenoPort commences Phase 2b arbaclofen placarbil clinical trial for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease

Benefits of health overhaul won't be immediate

Benefits of health overhaul won't be immediate

Researchers reveal that H2 Blocker drugs pose no significant risks for the fetus

Researchers reveal that H2 Blocker drugs pose no significant risks for the fetus

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