Can acupuncture help with reflux symptoms?

Can acupuncture help with reflux symptoms?

Acupuncture is a treatment derived from traditional Chinese medicine that involves fine needles inserted at specific points in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes. Needles are pushed in a few centimetres and then heated, twisted or even electrified to...
Can a Mediterranean diet help with reflux?

Can a Mediterranean diet help with reflux?

Following a plant-based Mediterranean diet with alkaline water is as good at treating reflux symptoms as taking proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) medication, according to new research. Researchers say that a plant-based Mediterranean diet – consisting of mostly...
Professor Dettmar presents Peptest at OESO 2017

Professor Dettmar presents Peptest at OESO 2017

RD Biomed and the Peptest team headed to the OESO 14th World Conference (Global Perspective of Esophageal Disease) in Geneva in early September. OESO, with more than 14,000 members from 85 countries, is an international assembly of the world’s leading specialists who...
H. pylori and GERD (reflux disease)

H. pylori and GERD (reflux disease)

Some online articles and research studies have looked at a possible connection between Helicobacter pylori and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It has been suggested that people with H. pylori are less likely to have GERD, whereas some people are concerned...
Peptest Cube: measuring Pepsin levels in saliva

Peptest Cube: measuring Pepsin levels in saliva

Let us introduce to you the Peptest Cube – a small and easy to use electronic lateral flow device reader that lets medical professionals quickly measures the concentration of Pepsin in saliva samples. The Cube is suitable for use in the quantitative and...