Anxiety, Depression Associated With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
TUESDAY, April 2, 2024 -- Anxiety and depression are associated with an increased incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a study published online March 19 in Scientific Reports.Qian Li, from The Third People ' s Hospital of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 2, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Does Diet Affect Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease? How Does Diet Affect Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease?
Meal intake reduced the tone of the lower esophageal sphincter and increased the number of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 1, 2024 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Validated COuGH RefleX Score Can Predict Likelihood of GERD
WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2024 -- The validated Cough, Overweight/Obesity, Globus, Hiatal Hernia, Regurgitation, and Male Sex (COuGH RefluX) score can predict the likelihood of proven gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with chronic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 6, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New experimental pill that spots tumors YEARS before they develop could prevent 'death sentence' form of cancer
Doctors at Lucid Diagnostics in New York City have developed a device that can detect precancerous cells in patients with the acid reflux - which could then be removed before the disease develops. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GERD Can Induce Occurrence of Rheumatoid Arthritis, but Not Vice Versa
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2024 -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) causally and positively influences rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but RA has no significant influence on GERD, according to a study published online Dec. 13 in Frontiers in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 31, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Got heartburn? Gut doctor reveals a surprising remedy that works every time - and it's not medication
Acid reflux can lead to intense discomfort, and it can be difficult to find a quick fix. However, gastroenterologist Dr Joseph Salhab revealed that one fruit helped his symptoms in 30 seconds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Surprising Signs You Have Acid Reflux
Forget heartburn. Gastroenterologists reveal red flags of the condition that aren't what you'd expect. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a revolutionary 'golf ball' in the stomach operation can stop acid reflux heartburn which causes misery for thousands
The device, RefluxStop, has previously only been available privately, at a cost of £12,000. It relieves the problem by exerting a gentle pressure on the faulty valve at the top of the stomach. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

pH-Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance Monitoring Can ID GERD
FRIDAY, Dec. 29, 2023 -- For preschool-aged children, pH-multichannel intraluminal impedance (MII) monitoring is useful for diagnosing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)-related wheezing, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pneumonia on CT? Consider additional imaging so as not to miss cancer
Organizing pneumonia can hide underlying lung cancers in up to 10% of cases, and repeat imaging in the form of PET/CT -- and additional biopsy -- should be considered in patients with high clinical suspicion of malignancy, researchers have reported. Suspicion of malignancy may be prompted by avid uptake of the radiopharmaceutical FDG on PET/CT imaging, according to study results delivered on November 27 at the RSNA meeting. But it can be tricky to catch potential cancers once organizing pneumonia has been diagnosed, said presenter Charissa Kim, MD, PhD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in New York City. "Accurate ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee Tags: Subspecialties Chest Radiology Nuclear Radiology Source Type: news

GERD Is Common Indication for Revisional Bariatric Surgery
FRIDAY, Dec. 1, 2023 -- For patients who have undergone bariatric surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), revision surgery is common and is mainly with a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), according to a study published online Oct. 31 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Got GERD? Eat This Way to Help Avoid Symptoms
FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2023 -- Some folks feasting this holiday have to contend with gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD.In fact, about one-third of the population is affected by this chronic condition, according to the Academy of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 24, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hoarse voice? Constantly clearing your throat? 'Silent reflux' affects millions... and like the name suggests, barely anyone is diagnosed
If your voice sounds hoarse and you can't stop clearing your throat, you may have a frequently overlooked form of acid reflux called laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should We End Obesity?
It’s unusual for a medication to become a household name; even more uncommon for its branding to become, like Advil, shorthand for an entire class of products; and rarest of all, for it to change not just U.S. medicine, but U.S. culture. Ozempic has done all three. Approved in 2017 as a type 2 diabetes medication, Ozempic has largely made its name—and a fortune for its manufacturer, Novo Nordisk—as a weight-loss aid. Novo Nordisk knew early on that diabetes patients often lost weight on the drug, but even company executives couldn’t have guessed how widely it would eventually take off as both ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Drugs feature healthscienceclimate Magazine TIME 2030 Wellbeing Source Type: news

Antireflux Mucosal Ablation Safe, Effective for Refractory Reflux Disease
MONDAY, Nov. 6, 2023 -- Antireflux mucosal ablation (ARMA) cuts short-term gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms in two-thirds of patients undergoing the endoscopic treatment, according to a study published online Oct. 3 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 6, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news