Aug 23, 2012 05:09PM
Aug 21, 2012 04:34AM
Pfizer Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with AstraZeneca for the over-the-counter (OTC) rights for NEXIUM (esomeprazole magnesium), a leading prescription drug currently approved to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Aug 13, 2012 07:13AM
Heartburn can be the unwelcome epilogue to a meal. It's irritating and uncomfortable, but is it putting you at risk for more serious health problems?
Aug 06, 2012 12:42PM
Becoming a new parent brings with it a host of challenges, not the least of which is learning your baby’s needs and how he or she expresses those needs.
Aug 04, 2012 03:53AM
About 40 percent of all Americans suffer from heartburn every month. And 25 million Americans have a burning feeling in their upper chest every day. Heartburn is nothing to mess around with. It can become deadly.
Aug 01, 2012 04:00PM
If you have heartburn and you're worried about developing Barrett's esophagus – the next stage of acid reflux – you may want to start taking a daily aspirin pill. A new study found that aspirin appears to be protective against Barrett's esophagus.
Jul 21, 2012 04:16AM
Like millions of people, you may have occasionally suffered from a bout of heartburn after eating spicy foods. But recurring heartburn can be a symptom of more serious health problems.
Jun 20, 2012 08:07AM
Acid reflux is on the rise as our waistlines expand. What's going on in our stomachs, and is there anything we can do about it?
Jun 02, 2012 07:44PM
It might begin as occasional heartburn. Later, the heartburn becomes more consistent. Then it becomes more serious as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
May 17, 2012 02:38PM
U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials today approved generic versions of blockbuster blood thinner Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate).
May 06, 2012 06:06PM
Acid reflux, or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is not just an uncomfortable result of a greasy meal. Given enough time, some people with acid reflux may develop damage to their esophagus.
And without treatment, enough damage can influence the tissue to become cancerous.
Heartburn is a more serious form of gastroesophageal reflux (GER), which is common.
Heartburn medications can treat common symptoms and bring relief. Use this link to learn more about heartburn medications available to you.
Use this link to find a health care professionals including heartburn specialists, clinics and local hospitals.