The oesophagus is also called the gullet or food pipe and, along with the mouth, stomach and intestines, is part of the gastrointestinal tract.
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Testing saliva for the stomach enzyme pepsin can help speed up the management of reflux, a new research study has concluded.
Iqoro – a device that helps to strengthens the oesophagus and diaphragm – has been recognised by the NHS healthcare watchdog for relieving symptoms related to hiatus hernia.
Peptest has been identified as a ‘promising’ way to clinically diagnose patients with non-erosive reflux that doesn’t respond to medication in Japan study.
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.
Peptest has been described as a ‘good first-line diagnostic procedure to use in reflux sufferers to confirm the presence of reflux’ in the Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases.
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.
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.
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).
Peptest – a non-invasive device for diagnosing reflux disease – has been approved by Chinese health authorities and officially launched in China.
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...