What is the RefluxStop implant?

What is the RefluxStop implant?

Switzerland-based medtech firm Implantica says its RefluxStop device for treating acid reflux can ‘eliminate the need for proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs)’. The company, which focuses on urology and digestive surgery, describes its lead product RefluxStop as ‘a...
How the Reflux Band works

How the Reflux Band works

The Reflux Band is a wearable device that has been designed to reduce night-time symptoms associated with laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR), such as constant cough, throat clearing, postnasal drip, night-time regurgitation, throat burn and difficulty swallowing. The...
Long-term PPI usage linked to diabetes

Long-term PPI usage linked to diabetes

People who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for a long time have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study. PPIs, such as omeprazole. are used to treat digestive disorders, such as gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease and...