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Elemental Diet Induces Histologic Response in Adult EoE

Elemental Diet Induces Histologic Response in Adult EoE

How could certain dietary modifications help patients with eosinophilic esophagitis?......[Read More]
Risk and Reason in Barrett's Esophagus

Risk and Reason in Barrett's Esophagus

A patient with Barrett's esophagus asks, "What's my risk of developing esophageal cancer?" How do you respond?......[Read More]
Heartburn Causes and Cures - How to Eat Right to Feel Better

Heartburn Causes and Cures - How to Eat Right to Feel Better

If you regularly get heartburn, it may be possible to reduce the effects by making some easy modifications in your habits. You may not need to go on medication or have a surgical procedure to repair the problem.......[Read More]
Fundoplication and the Risk of Esophageal Cancer in GERD

Fundoplication and the Risk of Esophageal Cancer in GERD

The effect of a surgical antireflux procedure on the risk of cancer in patients with GERD and Barrett's esophagus is unclear.......[Read More]
Challenges and Opportunities in the Management of Obesity

Challenges and Opportunities in the Management of Obesity

What do we learn in this new study about the most current treatment and management strategies for obesity? Are surgical options preferred over drug therapies?......[Read More]
Viagra May Help Crohn's Disease

Viagra May Help Crohn's Disease

Researchers in the U.K. have a new theory to explain the cause of Crohn's disease, and they say medications like the impotence drug Viagra may prove useful for treating the bowel disorder.......[Read More]
Hypnotherapy Service for IBS in Primary Care

Hypnotherapy Service for IBS in Primary Care

Could hypnosis potentially help IBS patients who have not responded well to drug therapies? This new study investigates.......[Read More]
Is It Celiac Disease or Not?

Is It Celiac Disease or Not?

What are some of the serological tests that can help to properly diagnose celiac disease? Does a positive tTGA indicate disease?......[Read More]
Early Azathioprine Therapy for Crohn's Disease

Early Azathioprine Therapy for Crohn's Disease

What does the latest research tell us about the effectiveness of early azathioprine therapy vs a placebo in the treatment of Crohn's disease?......[Read More]
How to Do a Pre-Nup

How to Do a Pre-Nup

A prenuptial agreement, often simply called a prenup, is a legal agreement between two parties who are about to enter marriage. The primary purpose of a prenup is to explain how the couple will split property if they end up divorcing. A prenup allows couples to determine the possible division of pro......[Read More]
Surviving Thanksgiving With Acid Reflux

Surviving Thanksgiving With Acid Reflux

Thanksgiving can be an acid reflux sufferer's worst nightmare; a smorgasbord of rich, tempting food to choose from and the inevitable heartburn, GERD or LPR that goes with it.If you have been diagnosed with one of the above diseases related to acid reflux, here are some tips and tricks to help ......[Read More]
Alcohol and the Risk of Barrett Esophagus

Alcohol and the Risk of Barrett Esophagus

Are people who consume alcohol at an increased risk for developing Barrett esophagus?......[Read More]
What Causes Heartburn?

What Causes Heartburn?

It will be so much easier to deal with heartburn if you know what causes heartburn in the first place. Heartburn is not uncommon. Millions of people experience it, some as often as everyday, while others have it less frequently.......[Read More]
Bowel Transit Time

Bowel Transit Time

A bowel transit time test measures how long it takes for food to travel through the digestive tract. Bowel transit time depends on what types of food you eat and how much you drink.......[Read More]
Constipation: What Works, What Doesn't

Constipation: What Works, What Doesn't

Dr David Johnson reviews the supportive evidence and recommendations for all of the available treatments for chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.......[Read More]
Frequently Asked Questions About Heartburn and Reflux

Frequently Asked Questions About Heartburn and Reflux

Answers to frequently asked questions about heartburn and acid reflux, from the experts at WebMD.......[Read More]
Getting on Track with the Right Acid Reflux Disease Diet

Getting on Track with the Right Acid Reflux Disease Diet

If you have acid reflux disease, following a well laid out acid reflux disease diet plan is one of the best things you can do to fight acid reflux. Sticking to an acid reflux disease diet can also help you become healthier and get in shape.......[Read More]
Physical Activity and Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Physical Activity and Risk of Esophageal Cancer

What does the latest research say about the role of exercise in preventing certain types of esophageal cancer?......[Read More]
Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of pancreatitis, including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Can Heartburn Last For Days?

Can Heartburn Last For Days?

When you have heartburn, sometimes the one thing that makes you feel better is the knowledge that it won't last forever - right? Can heartburn last for days? If it does, what should you do to help get rid of it? If you are suffering from heartburn and are wondering how long it will last, you sh......[Read More]