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The End of Esophagus Problems? New Esophagus Grown in Lab!

Scientists at the Cincinnati Children's Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine have created a human esophagus, opening the way for tackling esophagus problems. The esophagus is the muscular tube that moves the food and liquids we swallow to our stomachs. The team grew fully formed human esophagi cells in the lab. A paper was published in the journal Cell [...]

Acid Reflux News Roundup: Night Time Heartburn – Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) Lawsuit – New Cause of GERD

Night Time Heartburn Read "100+ Ways To Slay The Acid Reflux Dragon" Read this subscriber-only content FREE, revealing (just about) every means of relieving the discomfort of heartburn and acid reflux by entering your email address below. You can unsubscribe at any time - even just after reading it - but I hope we can stay [...]

Weight & Heartburn; Gerd & Celiac Disease (Gluten); Heartburn & Pregnancy

Weight & Heartburn From http://stateschronicle.com/ Obesity is at epidemic levels in western countries - in the US one third of the population has been diagnosed with the condition. Among this group, the incidence of chronic heartburn / gerd is between 60 to 70 %, compared to 10 to 20 % in the general population. [...]

Heartburn & Gerd / Gord News Roundup – Causes of Acid Reflux, Salt & Heartburn, New Surgical Technique

A New Explanation for GERD / GORD There has been a sixfold increase in gastroesophageal reflux — also called GERD, GORD or acid reflux disease, since the 1970s. Possible causes of acid reflux include the dramatic increase in consumption of carbonated drinks and the widespread use of anti-inflammatory and acid-lowering medications. A recent study suggests another cause — imbalance [...]

Heartburn & Gord News Roundup – Preventing heartburn in babies, Adverse effect of common medicines on Heartburn, Acid reflux recipes

Preventing Heartburn in Babies In the UK The National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) has published its first clinical guideline on the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (Gord in the UK, GERD in the US) in infants and children here. It points out that most episodes of reflux are temporary, and not chronic disease. WebMD [...]