GERD: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease & Heartburn

Latest GERD - Heartburn Publications

U.S. veterans with GERD frequently prescribed doses of proton pump inhibitors much higher than recommended and are kept on the drug for too long.

Stomach wrap operations may be more effective than acid suppression tablets in the treatment of severe acid reflux.

Mayo Clinic researchers lead national clinical trial testing new treatment for chronic, severe indigestion.

Stomach acid reducer used to prevent stress ulcers in critically ill patients increases risk of patients contracting pneumonia threefold.

Mayo Clinic is studying safety and effectiveness of surgically implanted investigation device for treating gastro esophageal reflux disease GERD.

A treatment for Barretts esophagus in patients with dysplasia or abnormal cells within tissue that are a signal for progression to possible cancer is showing promise.

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