Well done Dr Gabriel Hendow!

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...
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...
Changing ‘how you eat’ could help your reflux

Changing ‘how you eat’ could help your reflux

Modifying your diet and thinking about the types of food you eat can play a significant role in alleviating reflux symptoms. But experts say that it’s not just about what you eat, but HOW you eat that can lead to problems. Thinking about the following lifestyle...
Babies and reflux: stress of diagnosis

Babies and reflux: stress of diagnosis

Researchers at an Australian university have claimed that “an anxious mum is closely associated with a baby having reflux”. Their study, published in BMC Pediatrics, found that first-time mothers with mental health issues – in particular, maternal...
Researchers look at pepsin and COPD connection

Researchers look at pepsin and COPD connection

Peptest has been used to evaluate whether monitoring a patient’s cough can improve their management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) flare-ups. COPD is a chronic respiratory disease – predicted to become the fourth leading cause of death worldwide...
Peptest to feature at FISMAD 2018 in Italy

Peptest to feature at FISMAD 2018 in Italy

Peptest will be presented at a key European conference on digestive diseases in Italy this month. The 24th Italian Society of Digestive Diseases Congress (FISMAD 2018) takes place in Rome on 21 to 24 March 2018 at the Ergife Palace Hotel. One of the primary objectives...
Introducing Professor Peter Dettmar

Introducing Professor Peter Dettmar

Professor Peter Dettmar has been working on reflux since 1981 and is a world-leading expert on using the stomach enzyme pepsin as a marker for the disease. In his former role as global R&D Director of Gastrointestinals for Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare, Professor...