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2010-04-12 13:42:51

Barrett's esophagus affects more than 3 million individuals and is a primary risk factor for esophageal cancer.

2010-03-17 11:06:42

Stomach wrap operations may be more effective than acid suppression tablets in the treatment of severe acid reflux, according to a new Cochrane Systematic Review.

2010-02-26 11:00:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thousands of the world's top athletes have convened in Vancouver to battle it out in the name of their country at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

2010-02-23 15:30:00

DAVIS, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A battle has developed in the coffee trade between industry leader Folgers® (owned by The J.M. Smucker® Company), and an upstart, Puroast® Low Acid Coffee.

2010-02-02 08:59:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Big Game approaching, many football fans across the country are preparing for viewing parties, and the non-stop eating that comes with them.

2010-01-22 18:14:00

WOODLAND, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Often at doctor's advice, 35 million Americans have had to stop or cutback their morning coffee kick start due to heartburn and acid reflux as coffee is a leading cause to aggravate these stomach troubles.

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2009-12-17 14:05:08

Holiday celebrations and food go hand and hand, and sometimes heartburn isn’t far behind.

2009-11-19 10:14:19

Contrary to current thinking, a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) might not develop as a direct result of acidic digestive juices burning the esophagus, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found in an animal study.

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2009-11-17 14:37:31

The popular heartburn drugs Prilosec and Nexium can reduce by nearly half the blood thinning effect of the drug Plavix, said officials with the FDA on Tuesday.


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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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