Gut-brain connection in individuals with autism CONFIRMED by scientific data
(Natural News) Gastrointestinal (GI) problems have always been a common occurrence in many patients with autism, yet the mechanisms behind this phenomenon are not fully understood. Studies have shown that around 70 percent of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a variant of gastrointestinal disorder, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and gastritis. If left... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bioelectronic Medicine on the Rise
Bioelectronic medicine could be one of healthcare’s biggest secrets. The space is filled with applications – but many aren’t mainstream yet. A panel titled “ Bioelectronic Medicine: Redefining Medical Treatment,” will be held Tuesday, February 11, from 2:05 to 3:00 p.m. in Room 210A at MD&M West Anaheim to discuss the space and how it could impact healthcare. While there have been some significant movements in that time – perhaps one of the greatest has developments has been GlaxoSmithKline teaming up with Verily...
Source: MDDI - January 22, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Electronics Source Type: news

Acid reflux drugs may have negative side effects for breast cancer survivors
(Ohio State University) Acid reflux drugs that are sometimes recommended to ease stomach problems during cancer treatment may have an unintended side effect: impairment of breast cancer survivors' memory and concentration. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Gut-brain connection in individuals with autism CONFIRMED by scientific data
(Natural News) Gastrointestinal (GI) problems have always been a common occurrence in many patients with autism, yet the mechanisms behind this phenomenon are not fully understood. Studies have shown that around 70 percent of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a variant of gastrointestinal disorder, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and gastritis. If left... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is water brash?
People with gastroesophageal reflux disease may experience a symptom called water brash. Read more about the causes and treatment of water brash here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Study: Roughly 10% of U.S. children receive unnecessary medical care
Roughly 1 in 10 American kids receives medication or testing they don't need, according to a new analysis, including antibiotics for colds and babies who receive cold medicine or acid-blockers for uncomplicated reflux. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of Patients on PPIs for GERD Still Have Persistent Symptoms
TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 -- Gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) symptoms are common, and more than half of patients taking daily proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy continue to experience persistent symptoms, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Acid reflux: 10 foods to eat less of this Christmas to avoid symptoms
ACID reflux occurs when stomach acid travels up towards the throat and is often caused or made worse by the things you eat and drink. If you want to avoid symptoms this Christmas, certain foods and drinks should be avoided. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid reflux: 10 foods to eat less of this Christmas if you want to avoid symptoms
ACID reflux occurs when stomach acid travels up towards the throat and is often caused or made worse by the things you eat and drink. If you want to avoid symptoms this Christmas, certain foods and drinks should be avoided. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes acid reflux and shortness of breath?
Discover the association between acid reflux and shortness of breath. We also outline the symptoms of acid reflux, and the treatment options available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Heartburn symptoms: Six signs of heartburn and acid reflux - what are the causes?
HEARTBURN and acid reflux are very common and often occur during the festive period after overindulging in food and drink. But how do you know if you have it so you can treat it and prevent it happening in the future? There are six signs to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Model May Predict Barrett Esophagus Diagnosis in GERD Patients
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2019 -- A diagnostic model can help predict diagnosis of Barrett esophagus in patients with symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to a study published online Dec. 5 in The Lancet Digital Health. Avi Rosenfeld,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the link between dairy and acid reflux?
Although dairy is not a recognized cause of acid reflux, some people who consume dairy products may experience acid reflux. Learn why here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Dangerous drugs linked to fatal diseases and cancer: Prolonged use of certain heartburn meds increases DEATH RISK
(Natural News) According to the website Healthline.com, upwards of 30 percent of all Americans suffer from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), a chronic condition which causes heartburn or indigestion several times a week. In addition, millions more people struggle with heartburn on a regular basis, even if they haven’t been officially diagnosed with GERD. Doctors are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High street heartburn drugs 'could make people 80% more likely to get stomach bugs'
In a study of 900,000 people, scientists from Sorbonne University in Paris found those who took the acid-reflux medications were 80 per cent more likely to develop acute gastroenteritis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Got Chronic Heartburn? Easy Does It During the Thanksgiving Feast
THURSDAY, Nov. 28, 2019 -- The turkey, stuffing, cranberries, green bean casserole and mashed potatoes on the Thanksgiving table may look tempting, but if you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) you should proceed with caution, experts... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What is the Lifespan for a Child with Holoprosencephaly?
Discussion Holoprosencephaly (HPE) is a clefting problem of the brain. “[HPE] the result of incomplete or absent midline division of the embryonic forebrain into distinct cerebral hemispheres (prosencephalon) between the 18th and 28th day after conception.” There are four distinct subtypes: Alobar – both hemispheres are completely fused and are not separated into the left and right hemispheres. There is agenesis of the corpus callosum, arrhinencephaly and a single ventricle with fused thalami. Facial features are almost always affected. Semilobar – the cerebral hemispheres are fused anteriorly bu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 18, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

GERD | Medscape GERD | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines on GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Review acid reflux symptoms, causes, and gastric reflux treatment. Review GERD symptoms and current recommendations on acid reflux disease management. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

OHSU study finds heartburn often is misdiagnosed and mistreated
Heartburn, a very common woe among American adults, is often misdiagnosed and mistreated. New research from Oregon Health& Science University could change that. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that patients whose heartburn symptoms persist even with medication may actually be suffering from other disorders and could benefit from esophageal surgery. One in five adults has symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, known as GERD. Annual costs for managing the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 24, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Surgery Helps Tough-to-Treat Acid Reflux
This surgery is done under general anesthesia with a laparoscope, a thin tube with a tiny video camera. The surgeon sews the top of the stomach around the esophagus. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery Helps Tough-to-Treat Acid Reflux
THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 -- For people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) that doesn't respond to the usual treatments, a complex surgery may help, a new study finds. In carefully selected patients, the surgery provided much more relief... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Surgery Helps Tough-to-Treat Acid Reflux
Title: Surgery Helps Tough-to-Treat Acid RefluxCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - October 17, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

AstraZeneca sells acid reflux drug rights to Germany's Cheplapharm
AstraZeneca Plc said on Tuesday it would sell the global commercial rights for its drug to treat acid reflux to German pharmaceutical company Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH for as much as $276 million. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them
Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possible causes and their treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Spanish Parents Sue After Acid Reflux Medication Mix Up Leaves Babies With ‘Abnormal’ Body Hair Growth
(MADRID) — Parents of babies and toddlers in Spain who have developed abnormal body hair plan to sue a pharmaceutical company that put a treatment for hair loss into packages meant for addressing acid reflux and other conditions. Spanish health authorities have blamed the Minoxidil mix-up on Farma-Química Sur. They say the well-known topical treatment was put in packaging that was supposed to contain a syrup with omeprazole, which is used for stomach problems. Spain’s Health Ministry has said at least 20 children from the age of a few weeks to two years have been affected. The mother of a 10-month old bo...
Source: TIME: Health - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime Spain Source Type: news

GERD a Risk Factor for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders GERD a Risk Factor for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is associated with a nearly three-fold increased risk of temporomandibular disorders (TMD), according to a new case-control study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New Guidelines Help Identify Patients for Antireflux Surgery New Guidelines Help Identify Patients for Antireflux Surgery
New international consensus guidelines offer recommendations for selecting adults with gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) for antireflux surgery.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 21, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

GERD Associated With Chronic Temporomandibular Disorder
MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 -- Symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is associated with chronic temporomandibular disorder (TMD), and the correlation is partially mediated by somatization, anxiety, and undermined sleep, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ME & MY OPERATION: Quick stitch in my stomach ended years of awful reflux
Yvonne Jones, 78, from Stourbridge, West Midlands, was the first in UK to have a new procedure for chronic acid reflux. Here, she discusses her experience. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers Weigh Benefits, Risks of PPIs
PPIs, or proton pump inhibitors, are among the most common prescription drugs and are used to treat acid reflux, heartburn, indigestion, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and stomach ulcers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Drugs May Lead To Allergies, Study Suggests
(CNN) — When heartburn or ulcer pain strikes, drugs can target stomach acid to calm bellies and offer relief. But a new study suggests the medications may come with a hive-inducing side effect: allergies. After analyzing health insurance data from more than 8 million people in Austria, researchers found that prescriptions of anti-allergy medications surged in those who were prescribed stomach acid inhibitors, a class of drugs that includes proton-pump inhibitors and H2 blockers. The findings, published Tuesday in the medical journal Nature Communications, suggest that disrupting the stomach’s delicate balance o...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Allergies CNN Heartburn Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about pantoprazole
Pantoprazole is a drug that can help treat conditions such as acid reflux and peptic ulcers. We look at pantoprazole ’s uses, dosage, and side effects, and what to know before taking it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about omeprazole
This article looks at its uses, dosage, and side effects, as well as what to know before taking the medication. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Reflux Drugs Tied to Bone Fractures in Children
Infants are often given acid-suppressing medicines to treat gastroesophageal reflux, but the drugs may affect the bones. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Bones Heartburn Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Source Type: news

Health Tip: Getting Back to Sleep
-- Waking up in the middle of the night is a surefire way to disrupt the next day's activities. Often, waking in the night is triggered by a type of insomnia, says Cleveland Clinic. Underlying health problems, such as chronic pain or acid reflux,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Weight Loss Surgery May Not Relieve Acid Reflux
WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 -- Reflux symptoms return in about half of patients who undergo gastric bypass, according to a study published online June 4 in Alimentary Pharmacology& Therapeutics. Dag Holmberg, from the Karolinska Institutet in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GERD Reduction Overestimated After Gastric Bypass GERD Reduction Overestimated After Gastric Bypass
Gastric bypass surgery relieved symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease in only approximately half of patients with severe obesity, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - June 5, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Does weight loss surgery help relieve acid reflux?
(Wiley) Individuals who are obese often experience heartburn and other symptoms of acid reflux. Previous research indicates that gastric bypass surgery for obesity helps alleviate symptoms in the short term, but a new Alimentary Pharmacology& Therapeutics study finds that these benefits often are not long-lasting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Common heartburn drug linked with fatal conditions
New research finds a link between proton pump inhibitors and heightened risk of death from heart disease, kidney disease, and stomach cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chocolate and acid reflux: What's the link?
Acid reflux is a common problem. Many foods, including chocolate, can trigger symptoms. Learn more about the link between chocolate and acid reflux in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Bitter herbs can alleviate symptoms of GERD
(Natural News) While some herbs are used in different cuisines to enhance the flavor of certain dishes, other herbs are used medicinally to treat minor complaints like colds or nausea. According to researchers, bitter herbs and vegetables can be used to treat the symptoms of conditions like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The National Institute of Diabetes... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can a massage technique help treat acid reflux?
Using a massage technique called myofascial release, researchers reduced the severity and frequency of acid reflux in a small group of people with GERD. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Are Onions and Garlic Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Garlic and onions are staples for many home cooks. But do these plants actually add any health benefits to your dishes? Or are they purely for flavor? People who try to eat colorful fruits and vegetables in order to get a wide range of vitamins and minerals may think that pale foods like onions and garlic don’t offer many nutrients. But although they may not look like nutritional powerhouses, experts say they are. Onions of all colors (including white) are good sources of vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium and folate, while garlic is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, thiamin, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, copper and ma...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about excessive burping
Excessive burping can occur as a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), consuming certain foods, or aerophagia or supragastric belching. The treatment options will depend on the cause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Surgery Effective for Chronic Reflux-Linked Cough Laparoscopic Surgery Effective for Chronic Reflux-Linked Cough
Laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS) is an effective treatment for chronic cough associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease, with three-quarters of patients having complete resolution of symptoms, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 7, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

GERD medication found to disrupt nutrient absorption, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease
(Natural News) The pharmaceutical drugs commonly prescribed to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have a number of serious side effects. Among other negative effects, proton-pump inhibiting (PPI) drugs can prevent the proper absorption of nutrients by the gastrointestinal system, which makes patients more likely to develop cardiovascular disease. Also known as “acid reflux” and “heartburn,”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is this chest pain from GERD or a heart attack?
Both heartburn and heart attacks can cause pain in the center of the chest. Heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). As a heart attack is a medical emergency, being able to tell the difference between heartburn and cardiac chest pain is crucial. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Monarch Becomes the 1st FDA-Cleared Device for ADHD
The Monarch external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (eTNS) System made history last week after it became the first device to win a nod from FDA to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It should be noted the technology has had CE mark since 2015. Monarch was developed by NeuroSigma and is indicated to help treat 7 to 12-year-olds suffering from ADHD. What makes this de novo clearance from FDA so significant is that typically pharmaceutical solutions are used to treat patients suffering from the neurological disorder. Monarch is about the size of a cellphone. The device generates a low-level electrical pulse ...
Source: MDDI - April 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

New UCLA center focusing on disorders of the esophagus to be named for Robert G. Kardashian
TheDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has established a center for holistic, patient-centered treatment, research and education related to disorders of the esophagus.The new center is named in memory of Robert G. Kardashian, a prominent Los Angeles attorney who died of esophageal cancer in 2003. Kardashian ’s family will launch fundraising efforts to provide resources for the center’s key initiatives and activities.TheRobert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, which is based in the UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, combines UCLA Health ’s collective expertise in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New UCLA center focusing on disorders of the esophagus to be named for Robert Kardashian
TheDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has established a center for holistic, patient-centered treatment, research and education related to disorders of the esophagus.The new center is named in memory of Robert G. Kardashian, a prominent Los Angeles attorney who died of esophageal cancer in 2003. Kardashian ’s family will launch fundraising efforts to provide resources for the center’s key initiatives and activities.TheRobert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, which is based in the UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, combines UCLA Health ’s collective expertise in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 17, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news