Treatment for severe heartburn prevents cancer of esophagus, study shows

Medical or surgical treatment of severe heartburn prevents cancer of the esophagus, a study from Karolinska Institutet with almost one million Nordic patients reveals. The results are published in the scientific journal JAMA Oncology. Pathological heartburn and acid reflux affects 10-20 per cent of the adult population. Long and severe reflux is the strongest risk […]

Medical or surgical treatment for severe heartburn prevents esophageal cancer

940,000 patients with reflux included in the study Statistically significant results Medical or surgical treatment of severe heartburn prevents cancer of the esophagus, a study from Karolinska Institutet with almost one million Nordic patients reveals. The results will be published in the scientific journal JAMA Oncology. Pathological heartburn and acid reflux affects 10-20 per cent […]

Health Highlights: Aug. 23, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Four More Experimental Ebola Treatments Approved for Use in Congo Four more experimental treatments for Ebola virus have been approved by the Congo health ministry for use in an outbreak of the deadly infectious disease in the country’s […]