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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).
Lesogaberan development halts following disappointing results

Lesogaberan development halts following disappointing results

Chinese herbal preparation reduces fragility fractures

Chinese herbal preparation reduces fragility fractures

Romney's recent health policy decisions leading some conservatives to 'scratch their heads'

Romney's recent health policy decisions leading some conservatives to 'scratch their heads'

Statisticians devise new predictive algorithm for future medical conditions

Statisticians devise new predictive algorithm for future medical conditions

Polarization Gating Spectroscopy may detect pancreatic cancer

Polarization Gating Spectroscopy may detect pancreatic cancer

Inflammation might be an important factor in the progression from reflux to esophageal cancer

Inflammation might be an important factor in the progression from reflux to esophageal cancer

Health Canada announces labelling update for Cipralex

Health Canada announces labelling update for Cipralex

Bile plays a critical role in development of Barrett's esophagus

Bile plays a critical role in development of Barrett's esophagus

Merck wins New Jersey FOSAMAX litigation

Merck wins New Jersey FOSAMAX litigation

PPIs improve sleep and daytime quality of life for sufferers of GERD

PPIs improve sleep and daytime quality of life for sufferers of GERD

Post-operative complications after oesophageal cancer surgery may cause other health problems

Post-operative complications after oesophageal cancer surgery may cause other health problems

MiR-375 regulates IL-13-induced changes in allergic diseases

MiR-375 regulates IL-13-induced changes in allergic diseases

Researchers identify genetic signature for eosinophilic esophagitis

Researchers identify genetic signature for eosinophilic esophagitis

FDA may allow many chronic ailment drugs to be available over-the-counter

FDA may allow many chronic ailment drugs to be available over-the-counter

Longer looks: Former Komen VP's new 'bona fides'; Alzheimer's definition changing?; Palin on her special needs child

Longer looks: Former Komen VP's new 'bona fides'; Alzheimer's definition changing?; Palin on her special needs child

Patients with GERD benefit from radiofrequency ablation

Patients with GERD benefit from radiofrequency ablation

Heart burn drugs and hip fractures in postmenopausal women smokers: Study establishes link

Heart burn drugs and hip fractures in postmenopausal women smokers: Study establishes link

Lansoprazole increases risk of sore throats, respiratory problems in children with asthma

Lansoprazole increases risk of sore throats, respiratory problems in children with asthma

Lansoprazole does not control asthma in children

Lansoprazole does not control asthma in children

Heartburn drugs ineffective in kids with asthma: Study

Heartburn drugs ineffective in kids with asthma: Study