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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).
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

Evolutionary biology research predicts precancerous tumors

Evolutionary biology research predicts precancerous tumors

Next-generation drug development: risky and costly, but worth it

Next-generation drug development: risky and costly, but worth it

Scientists discover genetic profile eosinophilic esophagitis

Scientists discover genetic profile eosinophilic esophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis gene discovery

Eosinophilic esophagitis gene discovery

Boy with rare swallowing disorder has robotic surgery at UIC

Boy with rare swallowing disorder has robotic surgery at UIC

Link between soft drinks and esophageal cancer debunked

Link between soft drinks and esophageal cancer debunked