People who regularly use acid reflux drugs are 24% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes
A new study from The Seventh Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University found that regular PPI-use was linked to a 24% increased risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Can I Relieve Acid Reflux
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Coffee, Tea, Soda Tied to Higher Risk for Gastroesophageal Reflux
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Coffee, tea, and soda are associated with an increased risk for gastroesophageal reflux (GER) symptoms among middle-aged women, according to a study published in the September issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Can I Relieve Acid Reflux?
Title: How Can I Relieve Acid Reflux?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - August 6, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Heightened COVID-19 Risk
A popular form of heartburn medication may increase a person’s risk of developing COVID-19, according to a new study, lengthening the already long list of risk factors for the virus. In the study, published Tuesday in pre-print form in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, scientists led by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Dr. Brennan Spiegel conducted an online survey involving more than 86,000 people. Among them, more than 53,000 reported abdominal pain or discomfort, acid reflux, heartburn or regurgitation, and answered questions about the medications they took to relieve those symptoms. Of those, more than...
Source: TIME: Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

New guideline: Don't routinely screen for EAC in patients with chronic GERD
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care, based on a rigorous systematic review of the latest evidence, found no benefit of routine screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) and precursor conditions (Barrett esophagus and dysplasia) in patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The guideline, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), recommends physicians in Canada continue current practice to not screen routinely http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.190814. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

In Scleroderma, GERD Questionnaires Are Essential Tools In Scleroderma, GERD Questionnaires Are Essential Tools
Every rheumatologist should be comfortable using a validated symptom scale for evaluating gastroesophageal reflux disease in patients with scleroderma, according to one expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

What Causes Bradycardia?
Discussion Bradycardia is a heart rate below what the lowest value that is normal for age. Infants and children have higher heart rates that slowly decrease with age to adult levels. It is usually noted as an incidental finding because of increased vagal tone. Reasons for cardiology referral include associated heart murmur, syncope especially if associated with exercise or unusual triggers, other signs such as chest pain or palpitations, family history of sudden cardiac death, congenital heart disease or familial heart disease, bradycardic medication use, or unusual symptoms associated with the concern. Severe bradycardia ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 22, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Developing Drugs for Treatment Guidance for Industry
Clinical /Medical (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 15, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

When antireflux surgery is needed to treat GERD after endoscopy
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Researchers report a growing awareness of gastroesophageal reflux problems among patients who undergo endoscopic, nonsurgical treatment for esophageal achalasia, frequently requiring future surgical intervention. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy May Up Fracture Risk in Children
THURSDAY, April 2, 2020 -- Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) taken for acid reflux may lead to an increased risk for fractures in children and adolescents, according to a study published online March 12 in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Third member of Ottawa Senators' traveling party tests positive for COVID-19
Ottawa Senators radio analyst Gord Wilson has tested positive for COVID-19. He is the third member of the NHL team's traveling party to have done so. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Helene Elliott Source Type: news

Cipla gets USFDA nod for generic acid reflux drug
The company has received final approval for its abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for Esomeprazole for oral suspension in the strengths of 10mg, 20mg and 40mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), Cipla said in a statement. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heartburn pain: Including too much of this food in your diet could trigger symptoms
HEARTBURN is an extremely uncomfortable feeling which occurs if one has had too much of the wrong foods or drinks. Acid reflux, which causes heartburn, often follow overindulgence. But how can it be avoided and when could heartburn signal something more serious? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid reflux drugs linked to increased fracture risk in kids
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Proton pump inhibitors -- a widely used class of drugs used to treat acid reflux and related symptoms - may lead to an increased risk of fractures in children and adolescents, reports a study in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN). Official journal of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, JPGN is published by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Use of PPIs Tied to Cognitive Issues in Breast Cancer Survivors
TUESDAY, March 3, 2020 -- Use of acid reflux drugs (proton pump inhibitors [PPIs]) during and after cancer treatment may be tied to impaired memory and concentration in breast cancer survivors, according to a study recently published in the Journal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What to Know and Do About Possible Nitrosamines in Your Medication
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating several potentially cancer-causing substances, called nitrosamines, recently found in some drugs, including those used to treat elevated blood pressure, heartburn, and acid reflux. Some of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 27, 2020 Category: General Medicine 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 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