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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).
Generic drug delays cost U.S. payers millions

Generic drug delays cost U.S. payers millions

First Edition: June 18, 2014

First Edition: June 18, 2014

C-section delivery, early antibiotic treatment linked to eosinophilic esophagitis in children

C-section delivery, early antibiotic treatment linked to eosinophilic esophagitis in children

FAST Upset Stomach offers one shot dose of Liquid Relief for people suffering from heartburn

FAST Upset Stomach offers one shot dose of Liquid Relief for people suffering from heartburn

Study confirms safety of LINX Reflux Management System for GERD treatment

Study confirms safety of LINX Reflux Management System for GERD treatment

Pfizer issues statement on FDA approval of non-prescription drug, Nexium 24HR

Pfizer issues statement on FDA approval of non-prescription drug, Nexium 24HR

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals starts Phase IIa clinical study of IW-3718 for gastroesophageal reflux disease

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals starts Phase IIa clinical study of IW-3718 for gastroesophageal reflux disease

New minimally-invasive procedure to treat jackhammer esophagus

New minimally-invasive procedure to treat jackhammer esophagus

Same food may trigger both allergies, say experts

Same food may trigger both allergies, say experts

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