As reported in MedWire (12/31, Albert) reported that after reviewing 16 studies, UK researchers concluded "that the prevalence of gastroesophageal...Read More Does GERD increase with age?
AA, Starpoli, MD An interesting topic was reported in Healthday, Monday, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News), by Jenifer Goodwin, about popular heartburn...Read More Heartburn Drugs May Raise Pneumonia Risk
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Hsu et al from the University of Wisconsin reviewed the evidence on the prevention of the endemic healthcare-associated Clostridium difficle...Read More Clostridium Difficle Infections and Risk with Reflux Therapy
As reported from Medscape (11/4, Canavan) reported, "Two new tests that examine the gene signatures of peripheral blood mononuclear cells have...Read More Two Gene Signature-Based Tests May Help Identify Colon Cancer.
The CBS Evening News (10/28, story 11, 1:00, Couric) reported that "a new test that may one day make screening for colon cancer a lot easier." At...Read More New, Noninvasive Screening Test May Detect 85% Of Colon Cancer Cases
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is well-known to affect sleep patterns and an irregular sleep pattern can lead to poor performance in wake...Read More GERD Affects Sleep and Next-Day Performance
Esophageal cancer rates have risen by 50% over the past 25 years in men in the United Kingdom, according to new figures released by Cancer Research...Read More 50% Rise in Esophageal Cancer in Britain
In the event that you're 45 or over or have a family history of colon cancer, you ought to be screened. It used too be age 50 and for...Read More Have you had your colonoscopy?
Most people think of gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD as the classic symptoms of heartburn or regurgitation. Heartburn is often reported as...Read More The Not So Common Forms of Reflux