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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).
Physician Gainsharing programs reduce hospital spending

Physician Gainsharing programs reduce hospital spending

FDA grants priority review for ACIPHEX (rabeprazole sodium) sNDA for treatment of GERD in adolescents

FDA grants priority review for ACIPHEX (rabeprazole sodium) sNDA for treatment of GERD in adolescents

New blood test for early stage ovarian cancer

New blood test for early stage ovarian cancer

Ignorance puts Australian women at risk of dying from ovarian cancer

Ignorance puts Australian women at risk of dying from ovarian cancer

Ranbaxy receives tentative approval for Esomeprazole Magnesium delayed-release capsules

Ranbaxy receives tentative approval for Esomeprazole Magnesium delayed-release capsules

Merck to pay over $650 million for fraudulent price reporting and kickbacks claims

Merck to pay over $650 million for fraudulent price reporting and kickbacks claims

Hospitalizations for gastroespohageal reflux disease on the rise

Hospitalizations for gastroespohageal reflux disease on the rise

Popular heartburn drug given the all clear

Popular heartburn drug given the all clear

FDA concludes no increased risk of cardiac events for patients treated with omeprazole and Nexium

FDA concludes no increased risk of cardiac events for patients treated with omeprazole and Nexium

Heartburn during pregnancy

Heartburn during pregnancy

ACG offers updated clinical guidance for managing pregnant patients

ACG offers updated clinical guidance for managing pregnant patients

Altered sex hormone levels, higher body temp affects sleep quality in postmenopausal women

Altered sex hormone levels, higher body temp affects sleep quality in postmenopausal women

Incisionless surgery for acid reflux disease

Incisionless surgery for acid reflux disease

Nighttime acid reflux and sleep

Nighttime acid reflux and sleep

Night-time acid reflux can impact sleep

Night-time acid reflux can impact sleep

Gastrointestinal disorders and work-related absenteeism

Gastrointestinal disorders and work-related absenteeism

GERD can masquerade as persistent cough or even severe chest pain

GERD can masquerade as persistent cough or even severe chest pain

Obese people six times more likely to develop oesophageal cancer

Obese people six times more likely to develop oesophageal cancer

The role of gastric reflux in lingual tonsil hypertrophy

The role of gastric reflux in lingual tonsil hypertrophy

Link between GERD and obesity in females

Link between GERD and obesity in females