Baking soda - seven household uses for baking soda that improve your health
BAKING SODA is one of the best cleaning products for your home, but it also has a number of health and lifestyle benefits that you may not know about. Here are 10 household ways that baking soda can improve your health at home, including for mouthwash and to get rid of heartburn. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Experiencing heartburn could be an indication of a silent heart attack
HEART attack: Silent heart attacks are more common than one may think, and they can happen without the victim realising it. Feeling a certain burning sensation could be a warning not to ignore. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News 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 - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

5-Step'Healthy Living' Plan May Ease Chronic Heartburn
TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2021 -- For some people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as chronic heartburn, a switch to a healthier lifestyle could offer real relief from symptoms,. New research shows that following a five-step plan --... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

5-Step'Healthy Living' Plan May Ease Chronic Heartburn
Title: 5-Step'Healthy Living'Plan May Ease Chronic HeartburnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 5, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Lifestyle choices can reduce risk for heartburn, study finds
Women who make healthy lifestyle choices, including keeping off excess body weight, can significantly reduce their risk for developing acid reflux, or heartburn, symptoms, a study published Monday by JAMA Internal Medici (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Can Heartburn Be a Sign of?
Title: What Can Heartburn Be a Sign of?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - December 15, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

For a Nation on Edge, Antacids Become Hard to Find
Queasy Americans, fighting upset stomachs and worries about the pandemic, have stocked up on prescription and over-the-counter medications, making them scarce in some parts of the country. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julie Creswell Tags: Johnson & GlaxoSmithKline PLC Wegmans Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Heartburn Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Stockpiling Gastroesophageal Reflux (Acid Reflux) pepcid antacid tums Source Type: news

Growing evidence suggests popping too many heartburn pills is actually CAUSING tummy troubles 
In fact, experts warn that the over-reliance on drugs such as omeprazole and lansoprazole could even explain a recent surge in diagnoses of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do You Know If You Have Heartburn
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart Attack vs. Heartburn
Title: Heart Attack vs. HeartburnCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/11/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - November 13, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heartburn - five foods that could be causing your unpleasant symptoms
HEARTBURN is usually characterised by a burning sensation in the upper abdomen and below the breast bone and can really affect a person's quality of life. Certain foods could cause symptoms, so which ones should you be mindful of? Nutritionist Lily Soutter reveals all. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Help with heartburn: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Occasional heartburn is common for most people. They can manage the discomfort by taking medications, regulating the types of food they eat and making other lifestyle changes. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jeffrey Alexander, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist discusses some of those treatment options. To listen, click the link below. Help with [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 16, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

When your stomach pain could be something serious - signs of a stomach ulcer explained
STOMACH ulcer symptoms vary from person to person, but may include tummy aches, heartburn, and unexplained weight loss. These are the most common signs of a stomach ulcer, and when your stomach pain could be caused by something serious. Should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is this hi-tech ear bud the answer to heartburn?
An ear bud that helps the stomach empty faster can reduce indigestion, according to a study by Harvard Medical School. The treatment targets a branch of the nerve that is easy to reach via the ear. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach Acid & Heartburn Drugs Linked with COVID-19 Outcomes
While sick with COVID-19, President Trump is taking an antacid. Doctors have been exploring whether these medicines can treat SARS-CoV-2 infections, and the results are mixed. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 7, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Heartburn Meds Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk
Title: Heartburn Meds Tied to Higher Diabetes RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/5/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - October 5, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Donald Trump receiving Covid-19 treatment yet to be peer-reviewed
President ’s doctor reveals treatment with experimental antibody cocktail REGN-COV2Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump is being treated with an experimental antibody drug that has shown promising initial early results but has yet to be peer-reviewed. According to statement from his doctor, the president has received a single eight-gram dose of anantibody cocktail called REGN-COV2– a combination of two human neutralising antibodies against the virus.The treatment was developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, which previously developed a similar antibody drug against Ebola...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey, Ian Sample and agencies Tags: Donald Trump Coronavirus outbreak US news Infectious diseases Microbiology Medical research Science Source Type: news

President Trump Has Been Treated With an Experimental COVID-19 Antibody Cocktail. What ’s That?
U.S. President Donald Trump has received a promising but experimental COVID-19 drug still in clinical trials, according to a White House statement released Friday afternoon, following his diagnosis with the disease. Sean Conley, the President’s personal physician, wrote in a memo that he treated Trump with an eight-gram dose of Regeneron’s experimental antibody cocktail. Trump has also received zinc, vitamin D, aspirin, melatonin and a heartburn drug thought to help fight COVID-19. An update from President @realDonaldTrump's physician: pic.twitter.com/cTsXO4Df6b — Kayleigh McEnany (@PressSec) Octobe...
Source: TIME: Health - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Common Heartburn Meds Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk
FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 -- Often-used drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) ease heartburn symptoms, but a new study suggests they might also increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. Chinese researchers drew on information from studies of more than... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Beyond Food: What Triggers Heartburn and GERD?
Title: Beyond Food: What Triggers Heartburn and GERD?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/1/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 1, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Esophageal Radiofrequency for PPI-Refractory Heartburn Esophageal Radiofrequency for PPI-Refractory Heartburn
Is esophageal radiofrequency an effective alternative to PPI treatment among patients with refractory heartburn?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: How to tell if your chest pain is heartburn or the deadly condition
A HEART attack may be experienced as chest pain, so can heartburn. What are the key differences in these two conditions and how can you tell them apart? Find out here. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Popular Heartburn Meds Tied to Higher COVID Risk
Title: Popular Heartburn Meds Tied to Higher COVID RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 15, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Common Heartburn Drugs May Be Tied to Higher COVID Risk
TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 -- Popular heartburn medications such as Prilosec (omeprazole) and Nexium (esomeprazole) may inadvertently up your chances of catching COVID-19, new research suggests. An online survey of more than 53,000 Americans, all with a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Heartburn and indigestion drugs may increase risk
A new study found from Cedar-Sinai in Los Angeles found those who took PPIs once daily had a 2.15 times greater risk of contracting COVID-19 compared to those not taking the medication. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News 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

The SHOCKING truth about antacids and their effect on your gut health
(Natural News) Acid-reducing agents (ARAs) like antacids and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are some of the most common medications prescribed for the treatment of heartburn. A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition found that long-term use of PPIs leads to a decrease in the amount of Faecalibacterium, one of the most beneficial bacteria in the human... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - why your heartburn could be caused by something serious
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you develop persistent heartburn or indigestion. How often is it normal to feel stomach pain, and should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Heartburn Med Pepcid Ease COVID-19 Symptoms?
Famotidine, sold under the brand name Pepcid, appeared to improve symptoms in a group of 10 patients diagnosed with COVID-19, researchers reported online June 4 in the journal Gut. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common heartburn drug may have helped 10 patients at home with coronavirus
Ten people who were home sick with Covid-19 may have found relief with a common over-the-counter heartburn remedy, according to a study published Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common heartburn drug may have helped 10 patients at home with Covid-19
Ten people who were home sick with Covid-19 may have found relief with a common over-the-counter heartburn remedy, according to a study published Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Heartburn Med Pepcid Ease COVID-19 Symptoms?
THURSDAY, June 4, 2020 -- An over-the-counter heartburn remedy is showing some potential as a symptom reliever for COVID-19, a small study finds. Famotidine, sold under the brand name Pepcid, appeared to improve symptoms in a group of 10 patients... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 4, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Unusual Symptoms of Coronavirus: What We Know So Far
While most people are familiar with the hallmark symptoms of COVID-19 by now—cough, fever, muscle aches, headaches and difficulty breathing—a new crop of medical conditions are emerging from the more than 4 million confirmed cases of the disease around the world. These include skin rashes, diarrhea, kidney abnormalities and potentially life-threatening blood clots. It’s not unusual for viruses to directly infect and affect different tissues and organs in the body, but it is a bit unusual for a primarily respiratory virus like SARS-CoV-2, which is responsible for COVID-19, to have such a wide-ranging reach...
Source: TIME: Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Study shows Covid-19 patients who took heartburn drug were less likely to die, but researchers caution more research is needed
Patients who took a common heartburn medicine while hospitalized for Covid-19 were more than twice as likely to survive the infection, according to a paper posted Friday on a pre-publication website. But it's unclear whether the patients fared better because of the famotidine or if it was a coincidence. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Reddy's recalls 1,752 bottles of heartburn drug in the US
The ongoing Class III recall is on account of "Discolouration" and because the product contains brown pellets, USFDA said. As per the US health regulator, a class III recall is initiated in a situation "in which use of or exposure to a violative product is not likely to cause adverse health consequences". (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Newly discovered mechanism can explain increased risk of dementia
(Karolinska Institutet) Millions of people around the world use acid suppressants called proton pump inhibitors for conditions like heartburn, gastritis and stomach ulcers. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now report that how the long-term use of these drugs could increase the risk of developing dementia. Their results are published in the journal Alzheimer's& Dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Will I ever be able to eat without bad heartburn? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
DR MARTIN SCURR: Any persistent problem can be terribly frustrating but it is not the Barrett's oesophagus (pictured) that is causing your symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drugs for heartburn, gout and depression now being tested as coronavirus treatments
The search for existing drugs that may help patients beat back coronavirus infections now has researchers testing the heartburn drug Pepcid, among others. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Drugs for heartburn, gout and depression now being tested as coronavirus treatments
The search for existing drugs that may help treat coronavirus infections now has researchers testing the heartburn drug Pepcid, among others. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

New York's Northwell Health Testing Potential Heartburn Treatment for COVID-19 New York's Northwell Health Testing Potential Heartburn Treatment for COVID-19
When Dr. Kevin Tracey of Northwell Health's Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research got a call from a colleague who had been in Wuhan, China, seeing patients with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in January, his curiosity was piqued.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 29, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

People are hoarding a heartburn drug before scientists have determined whether it can fight coronavirus
Walgreens and CVS confirmed that they are experiencing shortages. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meryl Kornfield Source Type: news

Researchers studying a common heartburn drug as treatment for Covid-19
Hospitals in New York are giving Covid-19 patients the heartburn medicine famotidine to see if it helps fight the virus, according to the doctor who initiated the trial. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Cancer Survivor Feared Recurrence, But This Time It Was His Heart
Monday, April 6, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Doug Cobb popped a couple antacid pills to calm the heartburn he'd been experiencing on and off for weeks. The 60-year-old considered he might have a stomach problem, but waved it off,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Pulls Heartburn Drug Zantac From Market
Title: FDA Pulls Heartburn Drug Zantac From MarketCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - April 2, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Zantac, Ranitidine Pulled From Market, Here Are FDA ’s Latest Cancer Concerns
New findings about N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) contamination of this type of heartburn medication led to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) more drastic action. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA Requests Zantac Be Pulled From the Market
Six months after independent testing first raised the possibility that popular heartburn drug ranitidine (Zantac) might break down into the powerful carcinogen n-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), the FDA has asked for the removal of all ranitidine products from the market. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US drugs regulator calls for halt to Zantac sales
Heartburn medication made by Sanofi of France has been linked to cancer-causing impurity (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Zantac, other heartburn drugs recalled over possible cancer link
FDA orders drugmakers to pull popular heartburn medications that contain trace amounts of a carcinogen. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA calls for heartburn drug Zantac to be pulled from market immediately
The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, known by the brand name Zantac, from the market immediately, the agency announced on Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news