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Generic Form of Nexium Approved January 26, 2015

Drug used to ease chronic heartburn

Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival December 02, 2014

Reason for benefit unclear, more research is needed, study author says

Don't Let Chronic Heartburn Spoil Your Thanksgiving Feast November 27, 2014

Expert offers tips on reducing the post-meal discomfort

Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs? November 25, 2014

Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut

Take Heartburn Medicines Before Breakfast for Best Effect June 12, 2014

Too many patients unaware that timing is key to treatment, study finds

Doctors Often Suggest Pricier, Brand-Name Meds for Reflux: Study May 03, 2014

But store brands and generics of these OTC medications are much cheaper, researchers note

'House' TV Series Leads to Real-Life Diagnosis February 07, 2014

Doctors realized patient's mysterious symptoms resembled those of a character on the medical drama

New Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Ease Chronic Heartburn February 05, 2014

Study finds sleeve gastrectomy often doesn't relieve acid reflux, and sometimes makes it worse

Generic Aciphex Approved to Treat Chronic Heartburn November 08, 2013

Also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), common condition involves backflow of stomach acid

Chronic Heartburn May Raise Odds for Throat Cancer: Study May 23, 2013

But simple antacids appear to lower the risk, researchers report

Losing Weight May Ease Chronic Heartburn May 20, 2013

Study found shedding pounds reduced GERD symptoms among overweight, obese patients

Health Tip: Before You Take This Heartburn Medication... April 05, 2013

Factors to consider when using a proton pump inhibitor

Health Tip: Don't Let GERD Interrupt Your Sleep March 06, 2013

Follow these suggestions to minimize symptoms

Heartburn Meds May Often Be Taken for Too Long, at Too-High Doses February 22, 2013

Study of U.S. veterans found many stay on drugs such as Prilosec for months, years without reevaluation

Magnetic Implant May Ease Chronic Acid Reflux February 20, 2013

Study found device allowed some heartburn patients to stop taking medication

Chronic Heartburn Could Spur Asthma in Some Patients January 25, 2013

Study reinforces the link, and a new test might be better at spotting the problem, experts say

New Guidelines Urge Limiting Endoscopy for GERD December 04, 2012

Women should not undergo routine screening, and many men don't need it either, according to American College of Physicians

Tips for Holiday Heartburn Relief November 22, 2012

Some advice if you tend to overindulge

Stimulation Device for Esophagus Might Ease GERD Symptoms October 23, 2012

Three small, early studies found the device helped for at least a year

Health Tip: Manage Heartburn During Pregnancy August 16, 2012

Watch what and when you eat

Untreated Heartburn May Raise Risk for Esophageal Cancer, Study Says July 25, 2012

Obesity, poor diet contribute to acid reflux, which is sometimes linked to the deadly disease

Chronic Heartburn May Boost Risk for Esophageal Cancer May 18, 2012

Inflammation of tissue lining the esophagus could be the cause, study says

New Device Approved for Lingering GERD March 23, 2012

After lifestyle changes, medication fail to relieve symptoms

Health Tip: Spot the Symptoms of GERD March 22, 2012

Heartburn is a common sign

Acid Reflux From Chronic Heartburn May Damage Teeth March 08, 2012

Study reveals extent of harm that GERD can cause in the mouth, but some preventive measures exist

Health Tip: Keep Heartburn Under Control February 01, 2012

Suggestions to help put out the fire

Heartburn Meds Won't Help, May Harm Kids With Asthma January 24, 2012

Acid-reducing drugs might boost respiratory infections in children without reflux, study finds

Chronic Heartburn a Growing Problem in U.S. January 05, 2012

Excess weight gets biggest share of blame for increase

Have Heartburn? Get Help January 05, 2012

Wisconsin woman urges other sufferers to not wait as long as she did