Meet Jeanine: our Senior Laboratory Technician

Meet Jeanine: our Senior Laboratory Technician

Let’s introduce you to a key member of the RD Biomed and Peptest team… Jeanine Fisher. Jeanine joined our company in 2006 and can usually be found in the Peptest laboratories at Castle Hill Hospital in Hull. As a Senior Laboratory Technician – and Project...
Can cashew gum help tackle reflux?

Can cashew gum help tackle reflux?

Can chewing cashew gum help with your reflux symptoms? The most common current medicinal treatment for reflux symptoms focusses on the suppression of gastric acid using proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). However, recent studies have associated PPIs with serious side...
Peptest celebrates official launch in China

Peptest celebrates official launch in China

Peptest – a non-invasive device for diagnosing reflux disease – has been approved by Chinese health authorities and officially launched in China. The device detects the presence of pepsin (recognised as a diagnostic biomarker for reflux) in saliva samples. Leading...
Peptest featured in Laryngoscope medical journal

Peptest featured in Laryngoscope medical journal

Peptest has been described as a ‘cost‐effective, non-invasive measurement tool’ to assist office‐based diagnosis of laryngopharangeal reflux disease (LPR) in a new research paper. The study, published in The Laryngoscope – the monthly peer-reviewed medical...
Second ‘Peptest Day’ in the Czech Republic

Second ‘Peptest Day’ in the Czech Republic

The Peptest team headed to the Czech Republic in October to take part in the second annual ‘Peptest Day’ hosted by Imedex. Imedex, our exclusive distributor for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, organised the knowledge-sharing workshop to coincide with the Pneumology...