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October 20, 2018  
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June 06, 2008
Managing Asthma With New Breathing Exercises
A presentation that demonstrates breathing exercises designed to help reduce the use of asthma inhalers is available to the general public for free from the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Asthma and Airways website.
- Medical News Today
April 02, 2008
Allergic to food: Digestive disorder leads to child’s feeding tube
In people with eosinophilic disorders, the number of the cells greatly increases, causing inflammation and related problems...
- Deseret Morning News
March 20, 2008
A Banana A Day Keeps The Acid Reflux At Bay
One night when dealing with a bad session, I ate a banana...
- courant.com
March 20, 2008
Sit up straight and eat small meals to beat acid reflux
Acid reflux can be caused by a number of things, including hiatus hernia, excess weight around the midriff and as a side-effect of certain drugs...
- Daily Mail
November 07, 2007
Reflux Problems Not Limited to Adults
GERD can strike even the youngest person...
- HealthDay
October 23, 2007
Night-Time Acid Reflux Can Impact Sleep, New Studies Reveal
According to recent study results, nighttime acid reflux or GERD is associated with significant sleep impairment...
- Medical News Today
October 17, 2007
GERD Can Masquerade As Persistent Cough Or Even Chest Pain
Many people may not realize that symptoms such as chronic cough or chest pain can be caused by acid reflux into the esophagus...
- ScienceDaily
October 05, 2007
New Research Finds Young Children are Increasingly Using Medications to Treat Gastrointestinal Ailments
Caring for and treating - but not over-treating - pediatric reflux is essential...
- CNN
September 04, 2007
Black Raspberries May Help Prevent Esophageal Cancer
Black raspberries are highly effective in preventing the development of cancerous tumors...
- Medical News Today
August 07, 2007
Acid Blockers Linked to Mental Decline
Long-term use of H2 blockers, including Axid, Pepcid, Tagamet, and Zantac, may increase the risk of mental decline in later life...
- WebMD
July 31, 2007
Got GERD? Get Relief...Tips on Heartburn Relief from the ACG
The American College of Gastroenterology has compiled some helpful tips to sharpen your knowledge of GERD and what you can do to help relieve the symptoms...
- Newswise
June 04, 2007
Acid Suppression Not A Permanent Answer To Reflux
Supressing the acid that often accompanies heartburn and GERD is probably not the answer...
- Houston Chronicle
May 10, 2007
Heartburn Drugs May Promote Osteoporosis
A recent study suggests that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors, especially in high doses, might decrease the absorption of calcium and promote osteoporosis...
- The Citrus County Chronicle
March 28, 2007
Anti-reflux Drugs Safe for Long-term Use in Kids
Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) - drugs such as Prilosec (omeprazole) and Prevacid (lansoprazole) - appears to be safe and effective in children...
- Scientific American
March 22, 2007
The Acid Test
When the butterflies in the tummy start to feel more like woodpeckers, you may want to see a doctor...
- Indianapolis Star
March 14, 2007
Decaf Being Joined by De-Heartburn
“This is our target group — all these people that are on Tums or Nexium and say, ‘I’d rather not have a cup of coffee because it hurts my stomach...
- New York Times
February 28, 2007
Aspirin Reduces Cancer Risk in People with Barrett’s Esophagus
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have found that people with the most aggressive form of Barrett's esophagus...
- Pharmaceutical Business Review
February 28, 2007
Dieting Guide to Guarding Against Heartburn
According to the British medical journal The Lancet, heartburn is pretty common. In fact, 25 percent of Americans report experiencing heartburn at least once a month...
- Pocono Record
February 20, 2007
Pediatric Reflux
More than 50 percent of children three months or younger have at least one episode of regurgitation a day...
- American Academy of Otolaryngology
February 02, 2007
The Everything Guide to Heartburn
In fact, 25 percent of Americans report experiencing heartburn at least once a month, 12 percent at least once per week and 5 percent daily...
- WBAY TV
January 30, 2007
Why is Esophageal Cancer on the Rise?
Cancer of the esophagus is the fastest growing cancer in the United States. At a time when many cancer rates are on the decline...
- ABC7news.com
November 30, 2006
Help for Heartburn
The symptoms of heartburn can include a burning sensation, a cough, and sometimes it can mimic heart or chest pain...
- CBS News
November 30, 2006
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Beyond Heartburn
About a third of the public has experienced heartburn long enough to consider it an issue, but as many as 10 percent have it daily...
- Penn State Live
November 27, 2006
Tempting Holiday Treats can be Hard to Swallow
The holiday season can be hard to stomach for the estimated 15 million Americans with chronic heartburn...
- Forbes
November 08, 2006
Holiday Treats May Trigger GERD
While no holiday is complete without special foods, seasonal treats can also lead to gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD...
- United Press International
November 06, 2006
Tight Belts Not a Factor in Esophageal Cancer Rise
A new study from Sweden debunks the theory that men's switch from suspenders to belts is behind the sharp rise in throat cancer...
- Reuters
October 24, 2006
PPIs for GERD Associated with Halitosis
The presence of halitosis is more likely to occur in patients who take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
- DG News
October 24, 2006
No Quick Cure for Baby’s Acid Reflux
Babies spit up. In years past, parents dealt with this fact of nature by holding infants upright and covering the furniture with spit-up cloths...
- U.S. News & World Report
October 24, 2006
Reflux Monitoring Made Easier
"I experienced what I thought was a heart attack. It was pretty severe. I wasn't able to sleep at night...
- Dailyrecord.com
October 23, 2006
More Than Heartburn
For many years Ralph Gentile suffered with GERD, or persistent, long-term heartburn. At first he took TUMS and Rolaids...
- Dailyrecord.com
October 11, 2006
Acid Reflux Doubles COPD Exacerbations
Reflux patients also appeared to have more severe COPD exacerbations...
- MedPage Today
October 05, 2006
Data Reinforce GERD-Obesity Link
Previous investigations on the link between obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms have shown inconsistent results...
- DG News
September 26, 2006
More Screening for Esophageal Cancer?
Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards's brief battle with esophageal cancer has raised new questions about whether more people should be screened for the deadly disease...
- Deseret News
September 26, 2006
More Answers to Your Heartburn Questions
I am a 32-year-old female that suffers from acid reflux/GERD. It has been getting worse since my mid-twenties...
- ABC News
September 20, 2006
Acid Reflux: When Surgery is the Fix
When Levine finally went to the doctor, he learned that the problem was not that he was eating too fast or trying to swallow a tough piece of steak — it was acid reflux...
- ABC News
September 19, 2006
The Serious Side of Heartburn
More than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, and more than 15 million experience it daily...
- ABC News
September 08, 2006
Lifestyle Changes May Stifle Acid Reflux
While heartburn often is confused with chest pain, sufferers should be aware that a physician should evaluate the pain...
- Centre Daily Times
September 07, 2006
Learning to Get a Grip on GERD
“There it is again, that burning sensation in my chest and throat...
- Petaluma Argus-Courier
September 05, 2006
GERD and Smoking Increase Risk of Laryngeal Cancer
According to an article published in the American Journal of Medicine, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and smoking increase the risk...
- CancerConsultants.com
August 28, 2006
Long-Term Antacid Use May Mask Cancer-Causing Disease
Grabbing an antacid may be a quick fix for that feeling of pressure and nasty taste in your mouth, but the long-term use of these medicines...
- KENS 5 Eyewitness News
August 21, 2006
Enzyme May be Key to Acid Reflux
The enzyme NOX5-S is affected by acid reflux, which stresses on cells activating genes that lead to DNA damage linked to cancer...
- United Press International
August 14, 2006
Getting Over Heartburn
The familiar burning in the lower chest especially after meals is a common experience for thousands of Australians...
- ABC South Australia
August 08, 2006
New Java Proves Gentler On Sensitive Stomachs
Everyday Americans consume more than 400 million cups of coffee. If you find yourself reaching for an antacid along with the cream...
- WCCO - Minneapolis
August 07, 2006
Hidden Symptoms of GERD
Heartburn is the most common symptom of gerd. But about 20 percent of people with acid reflux have no symptoms of heartburn...
- KPLC-TV, LA
August 07, 2006
Heartburn Linked to Tumors in Digestive Tract
Gastric-reflux disease - heartburn - is behind a dramatic increase in the number of gastroesophageal tumors diagnosed...
- Toledo Blade, OH
August 01, 2006
Heartburn in the Land of the Double-Bacon Cheeseburger
Heartburn is mainly a phenomenon of western culture, according to a systematic review of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
- MedPage Today
July 31, 2006
Gastroesophageal Reflux in Women Parallels Weight Gain
Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) increase progressively with increasing weight, even among normal-weight women, according to data from the Nurses' Health Study...
- MedPage Today
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