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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).
New treatment guidelines on diagnosis and management of achalasia

New treatment guidelines on diagnosis and management of achalasia

Researchers find new treatment option for schizophrenia

Researchers find new treatment option for schizophrenia

Heartburn complaints in children may be due to spicy food

Heartburn complaints in children may be due to spicy food

Data shows frequent heartburn associated with cancers of the throat, vocal cord

Data shows frequent heartburn associated with cancers of the throat, vocal cord

More objective testing may reduce cost and risk of managing GERD, study suggests

More objective testing may reduce cost and risk of managing GERD, study suggests

Research highlights benefits of vitamin D, diet changes in patients with Crohn's disease

Research highlights benefits of vitamin D, diet changes in patients with Crohn's disease

Report highlights ecological cost of pharmaceutical waste

Report highlights ecological cost of pharmaceutical waste

Modifiable lifestyle factors may prevent progression of Barrett's-related esophageal cancer

Modifiable lifestyle factors may prevent progression of Barrett's-related esophageal cancer

POZEN announces submission of NDA for marketing approval of PA32540/PA8140

POZEN announces submission of NDA for marketing approval of PA32540/PA8140

LINX device may help relieve chronic heartburn symptoms

LINX device may help relieve chronic heartburn symptoms

LINX magnetic device safe and effective in treating gastroesophageal reflux disease

LINX magnetic device safe and effective in treating gastroesophageal reflux disease

Patients with Barrett's esophagus benefit from endoscope-based therapies

Patients with Barrett's esophagus benefit from endoscope-based therapies

Bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control gastroesophageal reflux disease

Bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control gastroesophageal reflux disease

Positive data from POZEN's PA32540 Phase 3 studies presented at AHA 2013 stroke conference

Positive data from POZEN's PA32540 Phase 3 studies presented at AHA 2013 stroke conference

Novel system could allow broader screening for esophageal cancer, other conditions

Novel system could allow broader screening for esophageal cancer, other conditions

Maneuvering toward a 'fiscal cliff' deal

Maneuvering toward a 'fiscal cliff' deal

First Edition: December 19, 2012

First Edition: December 19, 2012

Obama, Boehner trade 'fiscal cliff' offers, express optimism about possible deal

Obama, Boehner trade 'fiscal cliff' offers, express optimism about possible deal

Gestational age and size at birth affect risk of early diagnosis of esophagitis

Gestational age and size at birth affect risk of early diagnosis of esophagitis

Roundup: Building more Texas medical schools; Calif. mental health care for children

Roundup: Building more Texas medical schools; Calif. mental health care for children