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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).
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?

Drinking one glass of wine a day may lower risk of Barrett's esophagus

Drinking one glass of wine a day may lower risk of Barrett's esophagus

Drinking wine may lower risk of Barrett's esophagus

Drinking wine may lower risk of Barrett's esophagus

Magnetic device studied as treatment for heartburn and acid reflux

Magnetic device studied as treatment for heartburn and acid reflux

Nothing silent about the way ovarian cancer kills

Nothing silent about the way ovarian cancer kills

Non-surgical, non-pharmacological treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease compared

Non-surgical, non-pharmacological treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease compared

Chronic gastrointestinal symptoms in Korean population

Chronic gastrointestinal symptoms in Korean population

AstraZeneca submits sNDA for NEXIUM (esomeprazole magnesium)

AstraZeneca submits sNDA for NEXIUM (esomeprazole magnesium)