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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.
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.
CINCINNATI, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Procter & Gamble Co.'s sponsorship of Team USA at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Pepto-BismolÂ® announced today it will provide all Team USA members with new Pepto-Bismol Chewable Tablets with InstaCool(TM).
CINCINNATI, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The National Football League, Prilosec OTCÂ® and Pro-Football Hall-of-Fame Member John Madden announced today the creation of the first annual Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award presented by Prilosec OTC.
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov.
BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced the availability of PrevacidÂ®24HR (lansoprazole delayed-release capsules 15 mg/acid reducer) over-the-counter in pharmacies and retail stores across the US to treat frequent heartburn.
Despite being highly effective and beneficial for many patients, unexpected consequences are emerging in patients who are prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for reflux diseases.
Boston Medical Center (BMC) surgeons are now offering patients an incisionless alternative to laparoscopic and traditional surgery for treatment of acid reflux or GERD.
CHICAGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- What: A Chicago woman will be among the first in the country to undergo a new incision-less, endoscopic procedure that could get rid of Gastrointestinal Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) forever.
SAN DIEGO, Oct.
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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