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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).
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

New clues to why persistent acid reflux can turn into cancer

New clues to why persistent acid reflux can turn into cancer

FDA taking no chances when it comes to drug safety

FDA taking no chances when it comes to drug safety

Why acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer

Why acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer

Tips for relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease

Tips for relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease

Alkaline diet can combat the effects of acid reflux

Alkaline diet can combat the effects of acid reflux

New wireless monitoring system to track esophageal reflux

New wireless monitoring system to track esophageal reflux

Concentrated radio waves proide new approach to treating precancerous esophagus condition

Concentrated radio waves proide new approach to treating precancerous esophagus condition

Most women 55 years and younger who have heart attacks don't recognize warning signs

Most women 55 years and younger who have heart attacks don't recognize warning signs

Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis treatment in women

Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis treatment in women

Inflammatory bowel disease linked to nerve damage and other neurological problems

Inflammatory bowel disease linked to nerve damage and other neurological problems

New, updated guidelines for esophageal reflux testing

New, updated guidelines for esophageal reflux testing

SpectraScience granted European patent

SpectraScience granted European patent

SpectraScience files new patent application

SpectraScience files new patent application

Lifestyle changes can affect heartburn symptoms

Lifestyle changes can affect heartburn symptoms

Just a few extra pounds increases women's risk of reflux

Just a few extra pounds increases women's risk of reflux

Lipoxin A4 regulates bronchial epithelial cell responses to acid injury

Lipoxin A4 regulates bronchial epithelial cell responses to acid injury

Hypnotherapy relieves chest pain not linked to heart disease

Hypnotherapy relieves chest pain not linked to heart disease

Photodynamic therapy may become the first line of treatment for Barrett's esophagus

Photodynamic therapy may become the first line of treatment for Barrett's esophagus