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...
Smoking and reflux disease

Smoking and reflux disease

Cigarette smoking has been linked to an increase in symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux, such as heartburn and acid regurgitation. But what is the connection between smoking and reflux? It’s fair to say that there are several theories, so let’s look at some of the...