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Specific Food Allergies > Other foods/MFA/EE

The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues

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"Chronic Heartburn Could Spur Asthma in Some Patients"

--- Quote ---In this study, researchers used a new, specially designed catheter that measures levels of acid reflux exposure within the patient's airway. They believe that this new method (known by the acronym HMII) was much more effective than conventional techniques in identifying patients with GERD-induced asthma.

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--- Quote from: Macabre on February 02, 2013, 10:44:59 PM ---Thank you.

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"PPI s alone not linked to gastrointestinal infection"

--- Quote --- Researchers have shown that a previously suggested link between the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and gastrointestinal infections with Campylobacter and Salmonella is due to the characteristics of the patients and not the drugs themselves.

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"Antireflux Surgery Benefit Not Lasting in Many Children"

--- Quote ---Dr. Femke A. Mauritz told Reuters Health by email that because "in over 40% of children GERD persists or recurs 10- to 15-years after laparoscopic Thal fundoplication, it is crucial to implement routine long-term follow-up, preferably using objective measurements."

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"PPIs May Lead to Heart Disease"

--- Quote ---In human tissue and mouse models, researchers from Houston Methodist Hospital and two other institutions found proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) caused the constriction of blood vessels. If taken regularly, PPIs could lead to a variety of cardiovascular problems

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