This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World GERD - Heartburn category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2013-02-21 : Problems for Veterans on Prescription Reflux Drugs : 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.
2010-03-16 : Stomach Wrap Operations for Acid Reflux : Stomach wrap operations may be more effective than acid suppression tablets in the treatment of severe acid reflux.
2009-09-17 : Clinical Trial Testing Treatment for Severe Indigestion : Mayo Clinic researchers lead national clinical trial testing new treatment for chronic, severe indigestion.
2009-09-14 : Stomach Acid Reducer Triples Risk of Developing Pneumonia : Stomach acid reducer used to prevent stress ulcers in critically ill patients increases risk of patients contracting pneumonia threefold.
2009-04-14 : Gerd Treatment Option for Chronic Heartburn Studied at Mayo Clinic : Mayo Clinic is studying safety and effectiveness of surgically implanted investigation device for treating gastro esophageal reflux disease GERD.
2009-03-11 : Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus - Mayo Clinic Study : 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.
Submit disability news, coming events, as well as assistive technology product news and reviews.