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Health News Digest
Tips for Reducing Risk of Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal cancer is one of the fastest increasing cancer diagnoses in the United States - up more than 400 percent in the past 20 years - and usually a death sentence .
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Profile and assessment of GERD pharmacotherapy.
Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine , Vol. 70, No. Suppl 5. , S51, doi:10.3949/ccjm.70.suppl_5.s51 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Implantable 'Bracelet' Brings Relief to GERD Sufferers
STONY BROOK, N.Y ., February 27, 2014 -An innovative laparoscopic procedure that implants a ring of magnetic beads to help prevent acid reflux in patients who suffer from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is the latest tool surgeons at Stony Brook University Hospital have to treat the disease.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Bandera County Courier
Better Living - Steps to better manage heartburn
Medicine to reduce gastric acid production is warranted in most patients with typical GERD symptoms such as heartburn or regurgitation.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
PHOTO: In this stock photo, a woman is pictured crossing her legs.
You eat well, you exercise, and you even get the right amount of sleep . But chances are, you've got some other little habits that are costing you in the health department-without you even knowing.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
3 Daily Habits That Can Halt Heartburn
Eat Right, Ease Heartburn Over-the-counter antacids and prescription medications are the most common treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease .
Tue Feb 18, 2014
A more permanent solution for treating acid reflux
Roughly 18 million people in the U.S. suffer from symptoms of reflux and heartburn, an uncomfortable condition that allows stomach acid to reflux into the esophagus.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Medigus Unveils Commercial Strategy and New Branding for the MUSEa System
Through this strategy, CEO shared his plans to reposition Medigus at the forefront of minimally invasive trans oral surgical procedures and place Medigus on track for ambitious commercial expansion.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Outpatient Surgery Magazine
Bariatric Technique May Not Resolve Reflux
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, a weight-loss surgery that removes much of the stomach and forms the remainder into a tube, does not resolve or relieve patients' acid reflux conditions as reliably as gastric bypass surgery does, say researchers.