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Latest Gastroesophageal reflux disease Stories

2013-07-15 12:25:24

NEXIUM YouTube Channel Provides Information on Acid Reflux Disease, Symptom Relief and Savings WILMINGTON, Del., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is one of the most common chronic illnesses in the US today, affecting more than 60 million Americans each month.(1 )To help educate consumers about NEXIUM, a prescription treatment option for those diagnosed with GERD, as well as support and empower those living with...

2013-07-02 08:27:47

OMER, Israel, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medigus Ltd (TASE:MDGS) announced today that it had approved the first order for SRS(TM) systems in the United States. The systems are expected to be used in procedures for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) at Columbia University Medical Center - New York Presbyterian Hospital during the next several weeks, constituting the first commercial use of the SRS(TM) system in the United States. (Logo:...

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...

2013-06-11 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...

2013-06-04 23:20:59

RefluxMD recently reported on the link between obesity and heartburn. The professionals at Diet Doc have helped thousands to relieve the annoying and painful burning symptoms of weight-related heartburn by improving its medically supervised and personalized diet plans designed to promote healthy and fast weight loss for heartburn relief. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 As reported on RefluxMD, being overweight or obese increases one's risk of countless diseases and conditions,...

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...

2013-05-21 08:28:59

ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) suggests that more objective testing may substantially reduce the cost and risk of managing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is believed to affect nearly 25 percent of adults. Researchers at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill-Cornell Medical College found that almost a third of patients undergoing treatment have no measurable signs of the chronic...

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...

2013-05-19 08:20:16

Non-Surgical Procedure Yields High Patient Satisfaction Scores; Reduced Need for Medication; No Serious Adverse Effects ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The non-surgical Stretta® procedure employing low power and low temperature radiofrequency (RF) energy is effective in control of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and eliminates or reduces the need for medication 10 years post-procedure, according to an independent, prospective long-term assessment presented...