Researchers have found a link between a type of reflux and the development of cancerous cells in the hypopharynx (that’s the area behind the tongue and above the oesophagus). The study examines how the enzyme pepsin can contribute to laryngeal inflammation...
Reflux disease – often called acid reflux – is a condition where stomach contents flow back into the oesophagus, causing heartburn, regurgitation, and other related symptoms. We know that certain foods and beverages can trigger reflux, but there is still much to...
At the World Cancer Congress (WCC) in Switzerland, researchers presented evidence linking exposure to proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) with an increased risk for certain cancers. The Congress, which took place in Geneva on 18 to 20 October 2022, invited experts to help...
Researchers have turned to Peptest to investigate a connection between reflux and soft tissue lesions in the oral cavity. The most common signs of oral lesions caused by gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD) include dental erosion, periodontitis, gingivitis,...
Peptest has been described as a very useful tool for singers seeking diagnosis of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) in an article published in the latest issue of Ent & Audiology News. The award-winning bi-monthly magazine for otolaryngologists, rhinologists,...
Can reflux cause polyps on vocal cords? A new study has used Peptest to explore the relationship between gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD/ GERD) and vocal fold polyps. Vocal fold polyps (VFPs) are growths that form on the vocal folds – also known as the vocal...
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