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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).
Chronic use of antacid drugs may speed up aging of blood vessels

Chronic use of antacid drugs may speed up aging of blood vessels

Genetic modification in esophagus can lead to esophageal cancer

Genetic modification in esophagus can lead to esophageal cancer

Drugs approved for various conditions also have antibiotic properties

Drugs approved for various conditions also have antibiotic properties

New guidelines may help reduce medication use among seniors

New guidelines may help reduce medication use among seniors

People who experience persistent heartburn despite over-the-counter treatments need to check with their doctors

People who experience persistent heartburn despite over-the-counter treatments need to check with their doctors

Stony Brook Medicine expert shares tips to minimize heartburn during holiday season

Stony Brook Medicine expert shares tips to minimize heartburn during holiday season

EndoGastric Solutions announces assignment of relative value units for new CPT code covering TIF procedure

EndoGastric Solutions announces assignment of relative value units for new CPT code covering TIF procedure

Common heartburn, acid reflux drugs may increase risk for developing kidney disease

Common heartburn, acid reflux drugs may increase risk for developing kidney disease

Mercy open new Endoscopy Suite to promote and practice gastrointestinal health

Mercy open new Endoscopy Suite to promote and practice gastrointestinal health

Camber Pharmaceuticals releases generic version of Nexium (Esomeprazole) capsules

Camber Pharmaceuticals releases generic version of Nexium (Esomeprazole) capsules

Women who conceive babies through IVF at increased risk of experiencing GORD

Women who conceive babies through IVF at increased risk of experiencing GORD

Study finds that serum biomarkers can predict pre-eclampsia risk in pregnant women

Study finds that serum biomarkers can predict pre-eclampsia risk in pregnant women

Penn State Hershey cardiologist explains causes and symptoms of heart attack

Penn State Hershey cardiologist explains causes and symptoms of heart attack

EPFL scientists identify lansoprazole as potential candidate against tuberculosis

EPFL scientists identify lansoprazole as potential candidate against tuberculosis

New statistics show oesophageal cancer rates increase by 50% in men

New statistics show oesophageal cancer rates increase by 50% in men

ASCO 2015: Novartis presents data on Zykadia and Tafinlar studies for non-small cell lung cancer

ASCO 2015: Novartis presents data on Zykadia and Tafinlar studies for non-small cell lung cancer

DDW 2015: Experts explore efficacy of Stretta therapy for treating chronic GERD patients

DDW 2015: Experts explore efficacy of Stretta therapy for treating chronic GERD patients

TWi signs Settlement Agreement with Takeda on patent litigation related to generic Dexilant

TWi signs Settlement Agreement with Takeda on patent litigation related to generic Dexilant

Incidence of esophageal cancer linked to GERD rises six-fold in recent decades

Incidence of esophageal cancer linked to GERD rises six-fold in recent decades

New research could transform treatments for patients with Barrett's Oesophagus

New research could transform treatments for patients with Barrett's Oesophagus