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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).
Aspirin and ibuprofen may significantly reduce the risk of esophageal cancer among people with Barrett's esophagus

Aspirin and ibuprofen may significantly reduce the risk of esophageal cancer among people with Barrett's esophagus

Silent reflux may be the cause of sleep disturbances in patients with unexplained sleep disorders

Silent reflux may be the cause of sleep disturbances in patients with unexplained sleep disorders

Acid reflux disease - surgery has longterm success rate

Acid reflux disease - surgery has longterm success rate

Treating nighttime heartburn improves sleep and boosts quality of life

Treating nighttime heartburn improves sleep and boosts quality of life

Survey highlights need for primary care guidance on NSAID use

Survey highlights need for primary care guidance on NSAID use

Pillcam enables Jefferson Physicians to diagnose diseases of esophagus without using endoscope

Pillcam enables Jefferson Physicians to diagnose diseases of esophagus without using endoscope

Researchers discover genetic trigger that plays a key role in cancer of the oesophagus

Researchers discover genetic trigger that plays a key role in cancer of the oesophagus

Sleeping pills and soda don't mix

Sleeping pills and soda don't mix

Carbonated soft drinks can cause heartburn

Carbonated soft drinks can cause heartburn

New camera-in-a-pill helps diagnose and evaluate diseases of the esophagus

New camera-in-a-pill helps diagnose and evaluate diseases of the esophagus

New color-coded test for protein folding

New color-coded test for protein folding

Association between gastrointestinal disorders and sleep disturbances

Association between gastrointestinal disorders and sleep disturbances

New Yorkers reported having one or more respiratory problems after 9/11

New Yorkers reported having one or more respiratory problems after 9/11

Stem cells' repair skills could be link to cancer

Stem cells' repair skills could be link to cancer

Smoking and high salt intake, but not tea and alcohol, implicated in acid reflux

Smoking and high salt intake, but not tea and alcohol, implicated in acid reflux

Symptoms of heartburn and GERD are highly prevalent among obese patients

Symptoms of heartburn and GERD are highly prevalent among obese patients

New survey reveals continued drug price disparities across the New York State

New survey reveals continued drug price disparities across the New York State

Further study is needed before link between gastroesophageal reflux disorder and otitis media can be firmly established

Further study is needed before link between gastroesophageal reflux disorder and otitis media can be firmly established

500 WTC recovery workers and volunteers have new and persistent respiratory problems

500 WTC recovery workers and volunteers have new and persistent respiratory problems

New alternative offered by physicians to help patients who suffer from heartburn

New alternative offered by physicians to help patients who suffer from heartburn