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2013-07-24 20:23:02

Study Found Test to be the Only Independent Indicator of Metastasis FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients diagnosed with thymoma, a rare cancer of the thymus gland, may be able to avoid certain cancer treatments associated with severe adverse events if the results of a new test reveal they are at low risk of metastasis, according to a study published today in the journal PLOS ONE. The paper, by researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine, reported...

Food-induced Allergic Inflammation In The Esophagus Promoted By Rare Immune Cells
2013-07-23 09:29:59

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Implications for treating some common food allergies Food is an integral part of life; but, for some, it can be harmful. Allergic inflammation caused by inappropriate immune responses to some types of food has become a major public health issue. Over the past ten years, the prevalence of food allergies has increased by nearly 20 percent, affecting an estimated six million people in the U.S. Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a food...

2013-07-23 08:26:24

BETHESDA, Md., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New treatment guidelines on the diagnosis and management of achalasia, a primary motor disorder of the esophagus, appear in the August issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. The updated guidelines from the American College of Gastroenterology include an overview of the disease and highlight new recommendations for its diagnosis and management, based on evidence-quality evaluations in patients with achalasia, as well...

2013-07-04 23:01:48

ReportsnReports.com adds reports on Cancer Diagnostic & Therapy Market for Esophageal, Thyroid and Metastatic Breast to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 These reports ''Esophageal Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2013'', ''Thyroid Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2013” and “Metastatic Breast Cancer – Pipeline Review, H1 2013”, provide an overview of the indication’s therapeutic pipeline. These reports provide information on the therapeutic...

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...

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2013-06-18 19:16:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study has determined a possible explanation as to why aspirin is able to lower the risk of some cancers. Aspirin has been known to lower the risk of cancers, and researchers wrote in the journal PLOS Genetics that the reason why is because the medicine slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells in at least one pre-cancerous condition. "Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, which are...

2013-06-11 23:01:59

Pittsburgh researchers are investigating whether a new ablation technology can provide safer and more effective treatment for patients with Barrett´s esophagus, a condition that can progress to esophageal cancer if left untreated. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 West Penn Allegheny Health System researchers are investigating whether a new ablation technology can provide safer and more effective treatment for patients with Barrett´s esophagus, a condition associated with...

2013-05-24 23:14:42

West Penn Allegheny Health System esophageal disease experts say that patients with unexplained, chronic cough may benefit from GERD screening and treatment. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Patients who have chronic cough with no known cause may be more likely to suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians reported in a study published today. The article, “Antireflux Surgery in Patients with Chronic Cough and Abnormal Proximal...

2013-05-22 12:26:57

Site Created by Long-Term Sufferer of Acid Reflux Helps Others with the Latest Info and Natural Cures that Work LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jeremy Kemp, a former 10 year sufferer of acid reflux, has launched a new website, AcidRefluxRx.net which offers accurate, detailed and up-to-date information about the condition and alternatives to prescription and over-the-counter medications for a natural acid reflux cure. Visitors to the new site can now sign up to...

2013-05-20 11:15:26

Studies presented at DDW® 2013 also highlight patient risks There are significant cost and risk factors associated with two procedures commonly used to diagnose or treat gastrointestinal problems, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW). A study by New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill-Cornell Medical College suggests that more objective testing may substantially reduce the cost and risk of managing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Although...


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Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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