Surgery Succeeds in PPI-Refractory Heartburn (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication helpful after excluding non-GERD disorders (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why antacids - not your inhaler - may be the key to treating your asthma
Asthma is a relatively common lung problem, usually caused by allergies, heavy exercise or chemical exposure in the workplace. But Dr. Alexei Gonzalez Estrada, a Mayo Clinic allergy and immunology specialist, says most people don't realize heartburn could be making their asthma worse. https://youtu.be/ZByDiKqewnI Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0:59) is [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 4, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Best supplements for heartburn: Add this to your diet to avoid this symptom of indigestion
BEST supplements for heartburn: The condition is a symptom of acid reflux, which is often caused by certain food and drink. While heartburn doesn ’t tend to last a long time, there are things you can do to ease the burning feeling in your chest. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of indigestion: Taking this medication could make symptoms worse
HOW TO get rid of indigestion: people of all ages suffer with indigestion at some point. It can trigger a range of symptoms including heartburn and feeling sick, but usually isn ’t a sign of anything serious. Cutting down on certain drinks is one of the recommended ways to treat the condition, but you should also avoid taking a particular medication. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PavMed subsidiary Lucid Dx inks licensing deal with Case Western Univ.
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) subsidiary Lucid Diagnostics said today it finalized a licensing agreement with Case Western Reserve University to commercialize its EsoCheck non-invasive cell sampling device and DNA biomarker test. The New York-based company said that the EsoCheck device has been shown to effectively and accurately detect Barrett’s Esophagus, which is a precursor to the most common and lethal forms of esophageal cancer caused by Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. The EsoCheck test is composed of a pill-sized capsule with a small inflatable balloon attached to a thin catheter. The patient swallows the capsule, ...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Diagnostics Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pavmed Source Type: news

Fewer Antibiotics for Kids, But More ADHD Drugs
Prescriptions for antibiotics, antihistamines and cold medicines fell, while a growing number of kids received prescriptions for asthma, heartburn and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn drugs linked to pneumonia in older people
Commonly used heartburn drugs have been statistically linked to pneumonia in people 60 years and older, according to a study conducted in Britain. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Commonly prescribed heartburn drug linked to pneumonia
Proton-pump inhibitors, commonly used to neutralise stomach acid in people with heartburn or stomach ulcers, are linked to an increased risk of pneumonia in older patients, warn researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 24, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Commonly prescribed heartburn drug linked to pneumonia in older adults
(University of Exeter) Researchers at the University of Exeter have found a statistical link between pneumonia in older people and a group of medicines commonly used to neutralise stomach acid in people with heartburn or stomach ulcers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Commonly prescribed heartburn drug linked to pneumonia in older adults
(American Geriatrics Society) Researchers at the University of Exeter have found a statistical link between pneumonia in older people and a group of medicines commonly used to neutralize stomach acid in people with heartburn or stomach ulcers. Although proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are still a valuable group of medicines, research is indicating that PPIs are not as completely safe for older people as previously thought. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Leawood attorney looks to give Big Pharma heartburn with lawsuit
Leawood lawyer Kirk Goza filed suit against some of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the United States, on behalf of 27 clients who took acid reflux medication that allegedly caused kidney damage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

Leawood attorney looks to give Big Pharma heartburn with lawsuit
Leawood lawyer Kirk Goza filed suit against some of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the United States, on behalf of 27 clients who took acid reflux medication that allegedly caused kidney damage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

RPS talks to BBC 1 about medicines for heartburn
RPS Deputy Chief Scientist Dr Claire Thompson appeared on BBC1’s Health: Truth or Scare this morning for an item investigating medicines for heartburn and what the risks are when taking proton p (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - April 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Digestive problems? How to fix constipation, bloating and heartburn
DIGESTION issues, ranging from bloating and heartburn to diarrhoea and constipation, inflict all of us at some time in our lives. But the pain and embarrassment can be eased with a trio of ‘superherbs’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shelby Harris: Sleeping on your back could help you wake feeling rested
According to Professor Shelby Harris, from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, sleeping on your back reduces people's risk of aches and pains, as well as heartburn. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feel groggy after eight hours shut eye? Try sleeping on your back
According to Professor Shelby Harris, from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, sleeping on your back reduces people's risk of aches and pains, as well as heartburn. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giving Babies Antibiotics or Antacids May Increase Allergy Risk
Infants given antibiotics, H2 blockers or proton pump inhibitors were at higher risk of asthma and food allergies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Antibiotics Asthma Allergies Heartburn Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Babies and Infants Source Type: news

Health Tip: Taming GERD
-- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), sometimes called heartburn, occurs when yourstomachcontents back up into youresophagus. The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says without treatment, GERD can lead to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heartburn Meds Not Tied to Hip Fractures in Alzheimer's Patients
Title: Heartburn Meds Not Tied to Hip Fractures in Alzheimer's PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - March 15, 2018 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Proton Pump Inhibitors Not Tied to Hip Fractures in Alzheimer's Patients
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 -- Long-term use of acid-blocking heartburn drugs, such as Nexium and Prilosec, does not increase the risk for hip fractures in people with Alzheimer's disease, a new study finds. These medications belong to a class of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns about serious bleeding risk with over-the-counter antacid products containing aspirin
[06-06-2016] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about the risk of serious bleeding when using nonprescription, also known as over-the-counter or OTC, aspirin-containing antacid products to treat heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion, or upset stomach. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - March 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

OraCoat ® XyliMelts® Combat Tooth Erosion by Reducing Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
A Recent Study Shows that Nightly Use of Oral Adhering Discs Significantly Improves Symptoms Associated with GERDSeattle, WA (February 21, 2018) –An article about a recent clinical study, “Dental Erosion, GERD, and Salivary Stimulation,” published in theJournal of Oral& Dental Health, February2018, reports that OraCoat® XyliMelts® oral adhering discs used while sleeping reduce reflux of stomach acids, in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which causes tooth erosion. In patients with GERD, the esophagus is exposed to stomach acid long enough to cause symptoms.GERD is estimated to occur in ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 6, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Suffering with heartburn? Apple cider vinegar could cure your condition
HEARTBURN and acid reflux symptoms include bloating and vomiting. But, apple cider vinegar could help to relieve the painful conditions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amazon Causes Major Heartburn At JPMorgan -- And Won't Disrupt Healthcare
Amazon's murky ambitions around disrupting healthcare have already caused major heartburn at one of it's partners (JPMorgan) and isn't likely to succeed beyond reducing costs for it's own employees -- briefly. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dan Munro, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:AMZN NYSE:BRK.A NYSE:JPM NYSE:HCA Source Type: news

Heartburn (Acid Reflux) Symptoms, Relief Medicine, Cures
Title: Heartburn (Acid Reflux) Symptoms, Relief Medicine, CuresCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/18/2011 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/1/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - February 1, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Heartburn medicines and B-12 deficiency
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New radiation techniques could improve quality of life for lung cancer patients
(Lawson Health Research Institute) While palliative radiation therapy is used to ease pain in patients with advanced lung cancer, it often has adverse effects on the esophagus which leads to symptoms like heartburn and difficulty swallowing. Through the PROACTIVE clinical trial, Lawson Health Research Institute scientist Dr. Alexander Louie is testing new palliative radiation techniques to spare these effects on the esophagus and improve quality of life for lung cancer patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Exercise can cause acid reflux - avoid this drink to lower risk of heartburn symptoms
EXERCISE, and the resulting weight loss, can be a good way to help prevent gastrointestinal issues. But, for some people, certain forms of exercise can have an unpleasant side effect - heartburn. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial stomach enhancing digestive, dietary research at University of Manitoba
The University of Manitoba now has a never-ending belly which will never get heartburn to help researchers stomach any and all of the dietary and digestive research they have on their plate. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Antacids During Pregnancy Tied to Asthma in Children
Taking popular drugs for heartburn, a common complication of pregnancy, raised the risk of asthma in offspring. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Asthma Children and Childhood Heartburn Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Source Type: news

Heartburn is a symptom – and meds are NOT the solution: Prescriptions for heartburn DOUBLE your risk of stomach cancer
(Natural News) Prescribed drugs for heartburn increase the risk of stomach cancer by two times, according to an article published in the Daily Mail. An observational study carried out by researchers from the University College London revealed that individuals who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to treat chronic heartburn even at the recommended time of two... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn and acid reflux symptoms: How to get RID of both conditions
ACID REFLUX symptoms include heartburn, an unpleasant taste in the mouth and a cough that keeps coming back. Here ’s the best way to get rid of the condition after your Christmas dinner. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid reflux: Foods to AVOID this Christmas to prevent heartburn
ACID REFLUX can cause heartburn, an unpleasant taste in the mouth and a cough that keeps coming back. It ’s the last thing you want to be worried about over Christmas dinner – here are the main festive foods to avoid stomach acid leaking out and heading up the gullet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suffering with heartburn? Do NOT eat this, or risk symptoms getting worse
HEARTBURN symptoms include a burning sensation in the middle of the chest. Eating these festive foods could make the condition worse. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic Heartburn Tied to Higher Odds for Head, Neck Cancers
Title: Chronic Heartburn Tied to Higher Odds for Head, Neck CancersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/21/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - December 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Chronic Heartburn Tied to Higher Odds for Head, Neck Cancers
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - December 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Chronic Heartburn Tied to Higher Odds for Head, Neck Cancers
New research suggests people with chronic acid reflux might have higher odds for even more dangerous foes -- head and neck cancers (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic Heartburn Tied to Higher Odds for Head, Neck Cancers
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Chronic Heartburn Tied to Higher Odds for Head, Neck Cancers
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: GERD, Head and Neck Cancer (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid reflux symptoms: Why your Christmas heartburn could lead to CANCER
ACID REFLUX - or heartburn - may be an unpleasant side effect of Christmas indulgence, but it could also lead to cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic Heartburn Tied to Higher Odds for Head, Neck Cancers
THURSDAY, Dec. 21, 2017 -- Millions of American seniors suffer the discomfort of chronic acid reflux. Now, new research suggests the condition might raise their odds for even more dangerous foes -- head and neck cancers. The research can't prove... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heartburn pills could double chances of stomach cancer
Chronic heartburn, caused by stomach acid splashing up into the gullet, also known as acid reflux, affects around seven million people in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suffering from heartburn? Try THESE nine ways to ensure symptoms don’t ruin your sleep
HEARTBURN symptoms include nausea and difficulty swallowing. Combat the pain while sleeping by making these changes to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suffering with heartburn? It could be a side effect of daily vitamin supplements
VITAMIN supplements may help to deliver health and vitality benefits to the body, but taking too many could lead to this unwanted side effect. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can vitamin supplements cause heartburn?
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Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Attack vs. Heartburn (Differences between Symptoms and Signs)
Title: Heart Attack vs. Heartburn (Differences between Symptoms and Signs)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/11/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - December 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Stomach cancer symptoms: Frequent heartburn is sign of deadly condition
STOMACH cancer symptoms typically don ’t show in its earlier stages, but frequent heartburn could be a sign of an advanced tumour. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastric acid suppressant lansoprazole may target tuberculosis
(University College London) A cheap and widely used drug, used to treat conditions such as heartburn, gastritis and ulcers, could work against the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB), according to new research published in PLOS Medicine, from UCL and the London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 21, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Heartburn
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news