Peptest News & Industry Updates

Chronic pharyngitis and reflux disease

Chronic pharyngitis is long-term inflammation and irritation of the pharynx – it’s also known as a persistent sore throat. In a recent study, researchers looked at the connection between chronic pharyngitis patients and salivary pepsin.

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Reflux Aspiration and Lung Disease – new book launch

We’re delighted to announce the publication of a new book on how reflux can be connected to respiratory disease that is co-edited by Professor Peter Dettmar and Professor Alyn H. Morice. The book, entitled Reflux Aspiration and Lung Disease, is now available online at...

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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...

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Well done Dr Gabriel Hendow!

The Peptest team is delighted to see our industry colleague Dr Gabriel Hendow recognised in the Times Alternative Rich List 2018 and in the recent UK Health Hero Awards. Dr Gabriel Hendow, a GP and ENT specialist, has used Peptest to help patients who suffer from...

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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...

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