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2009-06-16 14:06:00

GLENDALE, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Stops Acid Reflux, a new product from Caleb Treeze Organic Farm instantly eliminates Acid Reflux. If you are one of the millions of people that suffer from acid reflux, food regurgitation and heartburn regularly, you are in luck. With just a small dose of the Stops Acid Reflux formula this pain and discomfort can be put to rest in about one minute. In simple terms, acid reflux, food regurgitation and heartburn are caused by gas in both the stomach...

2009-06-08 12:09:52

Scientists identify chemical fingerprint of Barrett's esophagusCanadian Light Source (CLS) staff scientist Luca Quaroni and Dr. Alan Casson, Head of the Department of Surgery at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) used the synchrotron's infrared microscope to identify tissue afflicted with a condition known as Barrett's Esophagus from chemical fingerprints associated with the disease, which can lead to esophageal cancer. The finding is published in the June, 2009 issue of the Royal...

2009-06-02 09:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Caleb Treeze Organic Farm announces the release of Stops Acid Reflux, a product that instantly eliminates Acid Reflux. Nearly everyone suffers from acid reflux, food regurgitation and heartburn at one time or another. With just a small dose of the Stops Acid Reflux formula the pain and discomfort can be put to rest in about one minute. Simply put, acid reflux, food regurgitation and heartburn are caused by gas in both the stomach and upper part of...

2009-06-02 07:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two studies from AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) show that symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) patients treated with NEXIUM(R) (esomeprazole magnesium) 20 mg daily experienced greater relief from nighttime heartburn and GERD-related sleep disturbances compared with patients taking placebo over four weeks(1). NEXIUM 20 mg is indicated for the treatment of heartburn and other symptoms associated with GERD. NEXIUM, in a class of drugs...

2009-05-14 15:30:00

CINCINNATI, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the FDA's approval of Prevacid OTC(R) 24HR, The Procter & Gamble Company issued the following statement: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh//NY17325 ) "Prilosec OTC(R) is the #1 doctor and pharmacist recommended over-the-counter heartburn remedy in the U.S.," said Tim Brown - General Manager, P&G Personal Health Care North America. "Procter & Gamble built the OTC PPI market and since 2003, millions of consumers have...

2009-05-14 06:00:00

- This approval will provide greater convenience and broader access to an effective treatment option to the 50 million Americans(1) suffering from frequent heartburn - Once-daily, prescription-strength Prevacid(R) 24HR is the first OTC proton pump inhibitor approved for the treatment of frequent heartburn in the US since 2003 - Prescription-strength Prevacid 24HR treats frequent heartburn for a full 24 hours BASEL, Switzerland, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that...

2009-05-06 12:30:00

LAS VEGAS, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of the Clopidogrel Medco Outcomes Study presented today during SCAI's Annual Scientific Sessions found the anti-clotting benefits of clopidogrel (Plavix) may be reduced when taken concurrently with commonly used heartburn medications called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). In the study, patients taking clopidogrel and a PPI experienced a: 50% increase in the combined risk of hospitalization for heart attack, stroke, unstable angina, or repeat...

2009-04-09 18:07:23

Heartburn among asthma sufferers led some doctors to prescribe heartburn medication, but heartburn drugs do not help control asthma, U.S. researchers said. The study, conducted by the American Lung Association's Asthma Clinical Research Centers at 20 U.S. sites, the study demonstrated that participants who took esomeprazole, or Nexium, had as many asthma episodes as participants who were given an inactive pill, or placebo. This study goes against the idea that mild or silent acid reflux...

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2009-04-09 07:15:00

The surprising results of a recent study indicate that the decades long medical practice of prescribing heartburn medications to patients with asthma is ineffective. The new study found that the popular heartburn drug Nexium, also known as the purple pill, did not reduce asthma symptoms in patients who were not also suffering from heartburn.  An estimated 2.5 to 5 million suffer from a combination of asthma and gastroesophageal reflux, commonly referred to as heartburn. For at least the...

2009-04-08 16:00:00

--Practice Changing Study Calls on Doctors to Stop Prescribing Potent Heartburn Medications to Asthma Patients Without Frequent Symptoms of Gastric Reflux-- WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For nearly 20 years, it was believed that severe asthma symptoms such as coughing, wheezing and breathlessness were triggered in part by acid reflux. A new study conducted by the American Lung Association's Asthma Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) finds the longstanding practice of...


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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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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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