Non-allergic rhinitis and reflux disease

Non-allergic rhinitis and reflux disease

Non-allergic rhinitis (NAR) is a condition that causes chronic sneezing, congestion, or runny nose but isn’t caused by an allergy. Allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the inside of the nose caused by an allergen, such as pollen, dust, mould, or skin from animals....
Pepsin, Peptest and reflux: your questions answered

Pepsin, Peptest and reflux: your questions answered

Q) Are there any developments in the pipeline for finding a way to naturally neutralise refluxed pepsin or even keep it bound into the stomach? The trouble with reflux is you cannot know when you are refluxing most times, so I wonder if there are windows of time where...
New therapies for airway reflux will target pepsin

New therapies for airway reflux will target pepsin

Research is underway to develop new therapies for airway reflux that specifically target pepsin. Pepsin has been identified as a biomarker of gastric reflux into the oesophagus, airways and lungs, and had been detected in saliva, sputum and secretions from the...
Peptest used in emergency departments

Peptest used in emergency departments

Peptest has been successful in helping distinguish between heart-related chest pain and pain due to gastrointestinal problems at a hospital in Italy. A study into using Peptest in emergency departments for patients with chest pain was undertaken by the Gemelli...