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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).
Gastric bypass better than gastrectomy for GERD relief

Gastric bypass better than gastrectomy for GERD relief

Erosive GERD treatments: an interview with Professor Joaquim Moraes-Filho, University of São Paulo Medical School

Erosive GERD treatments: an interview with Professor Joaquim Moraes-Filho, University of São Paulo Medical School

Reflux disease diagnosis: an interview with Professor Peter Dettmar, Managing Director of RD Biomed Limited

Reflux disease diagnosis: an interview with Professor Peter Dettmar, Managing Director of RD Biomed Limited

Report: Examine high-billing docs' Medicare billing to root out fraud

Report: Examine high-billing docs' Medicare billing to root out fraud

Two on-the-rise esophagus conditions can be the result of food allergy, say doctors

Two on-the-rise esophagus conditions can be the result of food allergy, say doctors

Geriatrician draws specific conclusions about Santa’s health habits

Geriatrician draws specific conclusions about Santa’s health habits

Brazilian study provides evidence to support effectiveness of Tecta in erosive GERD

Brazilian study provides evidence to support effectiveness of Tecta in erosive GERD

Study links vitamin B12 deficiency to acid-suppressing medications

Study links vitamin B12 deficiency to acid-suppressing medications

Better understanding of cancer evolution could help in early detection of cancers

Better understanding of cancer evolution could help in early detection of cancers

Experts explain how to prevent heartburn during holidays

Experts explain how to prevent heartburn during holidays

Congressional Democrats fuming at White House handling of health law

Congressional Democrats fuming at White House handling of health law

First generic versions of Aciphex delayed-release tablets get FDA approval for GERD treatment

First generic versions of Aciphex delayed-release tablets get FDA approval for GERD treatment

Leading surgical specialists outline approaches to laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair

Leading surgical specialists outline approaches to laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair

Delaying coverage mandate not a simple idea

Delaying coverage mandate not a simple idea

Researchers identify genetic variants associated with Barrett's and esophageal cancer

Researchers identify genetic variants associated with Barrett's and esophageal cancer

Team Ritter to raise funds for John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health at ING NYC Marathon

Team Ritter to raise funds for John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health at ING NYC Marathon

EGS announced that enrollment for RESPECT study has surpassed company's original target

EGS announced that enrollment for RESPECT study has surpassed company's original target

Blocking pathway might prevent esophageal cancer in patients with existing Barrett's esophagus

Blocking pathway might prevent esophageal cancer in patients with existing Barrett's esophagus

UCSD surgeons perform first robotic gastrectomy for gastric cancer treatment

UCSD surgeons perform first robotic gastrectomy for gastric cancer treatment

JACS reports study on LINX Reflux Management System for GERD treatment

JACS reports study on LINX Reflux Management System for GERD treatment