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2013-06-27 23:22:29

Esophageal surgeons at the Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh announced today that they are among the first in the country to offer patients who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) a new minimally invasive treatment that studies have shown can greatly reduce the symptoms and associated risks of this common digestive disorder. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Esophageal surgeons at the Allegheny Health Network are among the first in the country to offer patients who...

2013-05-09 23:24:38

West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians are the first in Pennsylvania to offer a new surgical technique for treating the swallowing disorder achalasia which requires no external incisions and yields a quicker recovery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 A multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses from West Penn Allegheny Health System´s(WPAHS) Institute for the Treatment of Esophageal and Thoracic Disease is the first in Pennsylvania to offer per-oral endoscopic myotomy...

2012-01-18 06:30:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Experiments involving mice help provide new insight into what may cause a lethal form of esophageal cancer. Research linked inflammation and bile acid reflux to the spread of cancer-causing stomach cells into the esophagus. This discovery may help pioneer strategies for treatment. Esophageal adenocarcinoma is a cancer of the esophagus that is associated with acid reflux disease and Barrett esophagus (BE). BE is characterized by changes in the cells that line the...

2012-01-18 00:10:15

New understanding of fastest-rising solid tumor in US Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified the critical early cellular and molecular events that give rise to a type of esophageal cancer called esophageal adenocarcinoma, the fastest-rising solid tumor in the United States. The findings, published online today in Cancer Cell, challenge conventional wisdom regarding the origin and development of this deadly cancer and its precursor lesion, Barrett's...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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