Researchers in China launch Peptest reflux study

Researchers in China launch Peptest reflux study

A three-month study into how Peptest can be used to diagnose gastro-oesophageal reflux disease has begun in China, following an official launch in August. The launch took place at the ‘Normal range reference of Chinese PGI research conference’ on 12 August 2017 at the...
Introducing the Peptest Team // Meet Adrian

Introducing the Peptest Team // Meet Adrian

We’d like to introduce you to members of the RD Biomed and Peptest team… let’s meet Adrian. Versatile Adrian joined the company in April and provides administration support as well as help in the Peptest laboratories. Adrian explains: “My role is in...
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...