Opera singers susceptible to reflux helped by Peptest

Opera singers susceptible to reflux helped by Peptest

From recitative to reflux – a new study has identified Peptest as a useful tool for diagnosing reflux in opera singers. Opera singers are at a greater risk of developing reflux disease because of their effort to sing but are reluctant to undergo invasive...
Peptest used in UK LPR study

Peptest used in UK LPR study

A new UK study with more than 1,000 patients has demonstrated how Peptest can be used to diagnose laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) in hospitals, voice clinics and GP surgeries. LPR is a condition responsible for up to 10 per cent of all otolaryngology (ear, nose and...
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...