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2012-11-30 08:24:39

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for priority review Eisai's New Drug Application (NDA) for AcipHex® Delayed-Release Sprinkle Capsules 5mg and 10mg for the proposed indication of healing of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), maintenance of healing of GERD and improvement of symptoms of GERD in children 1 to 11 years of age. (Logo:...

2012-11-29 16:24:48

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter colds bring winter coughs. But, that lingering dry cough and throat tickle may not be related to a cold at all. Millions seek cough cures every winter, often without much success. A persistent cough or chronic cough that last weeks to months can actually have very little to do with colds or infections such as bronchitis. If you're ready to stop coughing you may need a more thorough exploration of what's causing your cough - something...

2012-11-19 12:27:08

GERD Awareness Week is Nov. 18-24; know the symptoms and when to see a doctor to make the holidays and every day comfortable and symptom-free OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the holiday season, many individuals will eagerly partake in the abundance that graces their tables. After indulging, however, approximately 30 million Americans will suffer the effects of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, making their celebrations less than festive....

2012-11-09 08:28:31

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a way to help free yourself of persistent heartburn through lifestyle changes? The answer may lie in your body mass index (BMI), a test of whether your weight is too high. Frequent or persistent heartburn is the most common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Symptoms of GERD can increase along with your waistline. GERD occurs when stomach contents repeatedly flow back (reflux) into the food pipe (esophagus). In addition to...

2012-10-22 22:48:29

Study suggests diabetic men at highest risk independent of obesity, smoking, and alcohol use Patients with Type 2 Diabetes may face an increased risk for Barrett's Esophagus (BE), regardless of other risk factors including smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to research unveiled today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas. The study, "Diabetes Mellitus Increases the Risk of...

2012-10-22 22:47:12

Statin use is associated with protection from esophagus cancer according to a new meta-analysis of existing clinical studies exploring the cancer prevention effects of statins presented by a Mayo Clinic researcher, Dr. Siddharth Singh, at the American College of Gastroenterology 77th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Singh and his Mayo colleagues conducted a systematic review of eleven studies reporting 8,613 cases of esophageal cancer from studies including almost 1 million...

2012-10-18 07:26:48

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mederi Therapeutics Inc. today announced the signing of an exclusive agreement with Farouq, Maamoun, Tamer & Co., for distribution of its minimally invasive therapies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mederi manufactures the Stretta System for treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and the Secca System for Bowel Incontinence or Bowel Control Disorder (BCD). "As a result of a very successful physician training workshop, in which...

2012-10-07 23:02:29

Gala Wick has completed her Heartburn No More review for consumers. Heartburn No More is a natural and holistic 5-step method which can be used to completely eradicate the symptoms associated with heartburn and other types of digestive disorders. (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 Heartburn No More can completely eradicate all the symptoms associated with this and other digestive conditions. In just 2 hours, users can find relief from burning sensations and chest pains associated with heartburn and...

2012-09-10 11:07:14

BE is a condition that predisposes people to develop one of the world's commonest cancers Genetic variations that are linked with the onset of Barrett's oesophagus (BE), a pre-cancerous condition of the lower end of the gullet, have been identified for the first time. The discovery of variations in regions on two chromosomes makes it possible to develop screening tests for people at high risk of developing the disease. Although it's been thought for some time that there may be genetic...

2012-09-02 23:04:15

Acid reflux cure found in new holistic remedy e-book that is written by an ex-heartburn sufferer. Nutritionist Jeff Martin authored his new holistic remedy e-book to help those suffering from acid reflux and heartburn systems to find a cure without medical treatment. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 Acid reflux is a condition that an estimated 72 percent of the population struggles with each year. While those that do not have this condition may not understand it, those that do...