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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.

2011-02-02 15:11:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone has one of those stories - the one where a simple miscommunication between what was said and what was heard turned into a hilarious mishap.

2010-12-20 08:12:37

It’s reassuring to know that while eating that hearty Christmas dinner and drinking a glass of wine, digestion will be slowed, but there will be no symptoms of indigestion such as heartburn, belching, and bloating, according to this study.

2010-12-15 14:32:58

People can be reassured that while alcohol may slow down digestion after a rich calorific meal, enjoyed by many during the Christmas season, it will not cause indigestion symptoms such as heartburn, belching and bloating.

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 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.

2010-10-04 15:50:00

"The Frantzides Technique" -- a New Treatment for Esophageal High-Grade Dysplasia and Barrett's Esophagus EVANSTON, Ill., Oct.

2010-09-27 15:35:14

Coughing episodes are closely related to gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in patients who experience chronic cough, irrespective of other diagnoses.


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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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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.