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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).
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

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