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2011-03-23 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to findings from the new nationwide DISCUSS (Defining and Identifying GapS in CommUnication between GERD and/or Heartburn Sufferers and PhysicianS) Survey, many people surveyed report that their gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and/or persistent heartburn symptoms significantly disrupt their lives.

2011-02-07 13:20:03

Heartburn is a signature symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which is a cluster of symptoms and signs associated with regurgitation of stomach acid up to the pharynx and mouth.

2011-01-07 00:00:43

After decades of being told by the experts that a diet high in fiber and low in fat is the key to robust good health, why is it that one in every five Americans is being treated for Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) or acid reflux disease? While the pharmaceutical companies profit off GERD sufferers, are their no natural, effective acid reflux remedies? Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 6, 2011 Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease, (GERD) – more commonly known as acid reflux disease...

2010-12-09 18:32:21

The risk of esophageal cancer among patients who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is not as high as many may think.

2010-12-09 10:36:00

Those who suffer with very-common GERD have low incidence of rare but deadly cancer, according to U-M researchers ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec.

2010-11-08 07:30:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mederi Therapeutics Inc announced today that it has received a CE Mark authorizing the European distribution and use of Mederi's second generation of the Stretta and Secca Systems.

2010-11-08 06:50:00

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- National GERD Awareness Week takes place the week of Thanksgiving, a prime time for heartburn, with many people eating to excess.

2010-07-09 14:37:05

Extremely obese children have a 40 percent higher risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and children who are moderately obese have a 30 percent higher risk of GERD compared to normal weight children.

2010-06-08 12:14:22

Study indicates reduced muscle tone in the esophagus may cause acid reflux disease, a digestive disorder of the stomach and esophagus.

2010-06-01 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BARRX Medical Inc., a leader in the development of minimally invasive medical devices designed to remove precancerous tissue from within the gastrointestinal tract, reported today that the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) has issued a new practice guideline for the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).


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