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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 [...]

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 [...]

How To Get Rid Of Acid Reflux Thru Surgery

How To Get Rid Of Acid Reflux Thru Surgery What if the pain and discomfort of acid reflux just becomes too much, or the thought of being on PPI's for the rest of your life just sucks? Well, there's always surgery. Personally I think it must be the last resort because it is so invasive, [...]