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Latest Gastroesophageal reflux disease Stories

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...

2013-05-20 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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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