Peptest News & Industry Updates

Opera singers susceptible to reflux helped by Peptest

Opera singers susceptible to reflux helped by Peptest

Opera singers are at a greater risk of developing reflux disease because of their effort to sing but are reluctant to undergo invasive diagnostic tests for fear of damaging their vocal cords. Peptest has been identified as a useful tool for diagnosing reflux in opera singers.

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Peptest used in UK LPR study

Peptest used in UK LPR study

A new UK study with more than 1,000 patients has demonstrated how Peptest can be used to diagnose laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) in hospitals, voice clinics and GP surgeries.

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Meet Jeanine: our Senior Laboratory Technician

Meet Jeanine: our Senior Laboratory Technician

Let’s introduce you to a key member of the RD Biomed and Peptest team… Jeanine Fisher. Jeanine joined our company in 2006 and can usually be found in the Peptest laboratories at Castle Hill Hospital in Hull.

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Can cashew gum help tackle reflux?

Can cashew gum help tackle reflux?

A new study ‘Cashew gum, a biopolymer, topically protects oesophageal mucosa in nonerosive reflux disease: A promising translational study’ has looked at whether cashew gum can help with nonerosive reflux disease (NERD). 

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Peptest featured in Laryngoscope medical journal

Peptest featured in Laryngoscope medical journal

Peptest has been described as a 'cost‐effective, non-invasive measurement tool’ to assist office‐based diagnosis of laryngopharangeal reflux disease (LPR) in a new research paper. The study, published in The Laryngoscope – the monthly peer-reviewed medical journal in...

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