Myofascial massage and treatment of reflux

Myofascial massage and treatment of reflux

Patients with gastroesophageal reflux saw their symptoms improve and the doses of medication that they needed reduced following massage to their diaphragm in a new investigation. The study – by researchers at the Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera of Valencia in Spain –...
TIF – incisionless treatment for reflux

TIF – incisionless treatment for reflux

The Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) procedure is an endoscopic treatment for people with refractory gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Reflux can occur when the muscle/valve that keeps the contents of your stomach from flowing up into your oesophagus – the...
Peptest in new book on foregut diseases

Peptest in new book on foregut diseases

Peptest has been cited in a new book that focusses on the diagnosis and management of specific benign diseases of the foregut, including reflux disease. The foregut comprises the mouth, oesophagus and the cardiac and pyloric regions of the stomach. Written by experts...
Heartburn drugs linked to deadly health issues

Heartburn drugs linked to deadly health issues

New research has linked proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) with fatal cases of cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and upper gastrointestinal cancer. PPIs are widely used either as prescription or over-the-counter drugs to treat health issues, such as heartburn,...
Peptest demonstrated in tour of South Asia

Peptest demonstrated in tour of South Asia

From Hull to Hanoi – Andrew Woodcock (Woody), RD Biomed’s leading technical expert in Peptest, has completed a successful tour of South Asia presenting the latest information on our non-invasive device for diagnosing reflux. The tour started off in Hanoi in...