Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTChildren born to mothers who take heartburn medication during pregnancy may have a greater risk of developing asthma, research suggests.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTIn a population-based study from Scotland, use of commonly-prescribed acid suppression medications such as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) was linked with an increased risk of intestinal infections...
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTDiscover why acid reflux might lead to a sore throat. When should a doctor be consulted, are there complications, and can children have acid reflux?
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is heartburn and why do pregnant women get heartburn? Learn about treating heartburn, when to see a doctor, and what can be done to prevent it.
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTBaking soda has long been used as a home remedy for acid reflux, but how effective is it? Learn how effective it is, as well as its risks and side effects.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTAcid reflux is an uncomfortable condition in which stomach acid flows into the food pipe. Find out what drinks will make it worse and which ones can help.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTAcid reflux is an uncomfortable condition in which stomach acid comes back into the esophagus. Find out which foods can reduce or worsen symptoms.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn silent reflux, stomach acid returns to the throat, causing irritation and frequent throat clearing. Learn its causes, symptoms, and treatment here.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTCertain medications commonly used to treat heartburn, acid reflux, and ulcers can have damaging effects on the kidneys.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTDrugs commonly used to treat heartburn - proton pump inhibitors - may increase the risk of ischemic stroke by more than a fifth, a new study finds.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTCancer Research UK-funded scientists have discovered that a 'sponge on a string' pill test can identify which people with a condition called Barrett's oesophagus have a low risk of developing...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTWhat is gastroparesis and who is most at risk from developing it? Learn about the causes, symptoms, and the different treatments available.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PSTHeart attacks and heartburn can both cause pain in the upper belly or chest. Learn about how their symptoms can differ and what to do when they occur.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTHeartburn, also known as gastrointestinal reflux, can cause great discomfort. These 10 remedies could help people prevent and treat the symptoms.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:00:00 PSTLearn all about the signs and symptoms of stomach ulcers. This article looks at the indigestion and pain caused by stomach ulcers, along with their causes.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTLearn all about hiatal hernias, where part of the stomach pushes through the diaphragm. This page looks at hiatal hernia causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Mon, 16 May 2016 05:00:00 PSTNon-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) - including ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen and others - are commonly used pain medications that are generally safe but may increase the risk of...
Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 PSTLearn about the symptoms of Barrett's esophagus, a condition where the tissue that lines the esophagus is replaced with tissue similar to the lining of the intestine.
Fri, 06 May 2016 10:00:00 PSTResearch indicates proton pump inhibitors should be used only sparingly.Extended use of drugs to treat heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux may lead to serious kidney damage, including kidney...
Fri, 06 May 2016 08:00:00 PSTResearchers have found that the rates of surgical operations for gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) in the United States have fallen rapidly in recent years, from 0.062 percent in 2009 to 0.
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PSTNumbers have dropped in recent years, however, as doctors heed warnings. Since 2006, several published studies have associated the use of some acid suppression medications in hospitalized...
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers at UMass Medical School have identified a new molecular pathway critical for maintaining the smooth muscle tone that allows the passage of materials through the digestive system.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:00:00 PSTNew study links proton pump inhibitors, commonly taken for heartburn, acid reﬂux, and ulcers, to raised risk of reduced kidney function, chronic kidney disease and kidney failure.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 05:00:00 PSTA new analysis indicates that death rates and the need for additional operations following laparoscopic surgery for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease are very low.
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 08:00:00 PSTThe use of proton pump inhibitors, the popular medications used to treat gastroesophageal reflux and peptic ulcers, may be associated with an increased risk of dementia in a study using data from a...