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2013-03-04 08:29:43

GREENWICH, Conn., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The popular and informative MBC health program Green Apples recently aired a health segment on a common condition called Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD. In this program, GERD was successfully treated with an innovative therapy called Stretta. Stretta uses a type of energy called radiofrequency, or RF, to remodel the valve at the top of the stomach and restore the ability to keep food contained within the stomach. Stretta is a safe and...

2013-02-26 10:38:53

A protein involved in the internal cell scaffold is associated with increased risk of metastasis and mortality in a range of common cancers finds a meta-analysis published in Biomed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine. The protein, fascin-1, is involved in bundling together the actin filaments which form the internal scaffolding of a cell and are involved in cell movement. Though it is absent, or only present at a low level in normal epithelial cells, several small studies have...

2013-02-21 08:30:44

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the millions who suffer from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) provides clinical evidence of safety and effectiveness for a new, FDA-approved medical device. Torax Medical's LINX(®) Reflux Management System was studied in a controlled, prospective, multicenter trial involving 14 U.S. and European medical centers as part of the FDA pre-market approval process....

2013-02-05 20:21:06

Northwestern Medicine experts are the first in Illinois to offer new GERD procedure CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Affecting one in every four Americans, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most prevalent gastrointestinal disease in the United States. Very little has changed in the treatment of this condition over the last several decades, until now. Last year, a new device to help treat GERD, called the LINX Reflux Management System was approved after four...

2013-01-23 10:46:10

New research into the treatment and prognosis of gastrointestinal cancers was released today in advance of the tenth annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium being held January 24-26, 2013, at The Moscone West Building in San Francisco, CA. Five important studies were highlighted today in a live presscast: Postoperative Treatment with S-1 Chemotherapy Reduces Relapses and Extends Survival in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer: Early results from a Phase III clinical trial conducted in...

2013-01-21 23:01:44

Heartburn No More is the newly updated system designed by Jeff Martin, who claims to help people get remedies for heartburn effectively. Tony Nguyen from Health Review Center states if the system is safe in a full Heartburn No More review. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Heartburn No More is the newly effective method created by Jeff Martin, who promises to provide sufferers with remedies for heartburn and help them treat this disease naturally. The creator is a popular medical...

New Pill-Sized Device Detects Esophagus Conditions Easier Than Expensive Endoscopy
2013-01-14 09:46:47

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors may soon have a new method for checking for cancers and other ailments of the esophagus thanks to a pill-sized device that can take microscopic images as it is fed down through the throat. Scientists hope the new technology can become an easier way to screen people for a condition known as Barrett´s esophagus, a precancerous condition usually caused by chronic exposure to stomach acid. Unlike current imaging...

2013-01-07 05:00:08

Law Firm offers no win - no fee promise for clients injured from Nexium, which has been linked to severe side effects such as osteoporosis, bone deterioration and esophageal cancer. (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 During the week of December 6, 2012, more than 1,000 Nexium bone injury lawsuits were centralized into an MDL in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. (In re. Nexium (Esomerprazole) Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2404) The plaintiffs in these...

2012-12-29 05:00:33

Law firm offers no win - no fee promise for clients injured from the drug Fosamax, used to treat bone-weakening diseases. Fosamax has allegedly been linked to serious side effects, such as femur fractures, osteonecrosis of the jaw injury, esophageal cancer, and severe musculoskeletal pain. (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Law Firm Offers No Win - No Fee Promise For Clients injured from the drug Fosamax, used to treat bone-weakening diseases. Fosamax has allegedly been linked to serious side...

2012-12-17 08:24:27

FT. MYERS, Fla., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today it has validated and launched a laboratory developed Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization ("FISH") assay for the surveillance of patients with Barrett's Esophagus ("BE"). The test is highly sensitive for the detection of the presence of esophageal cancer or high grade dysplasia indicative of precancerous changes. Approximately 3...


Latest Esophageal cancer Reference Libraries

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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