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Computer-aided system accurately detects neoplasia in Barrett’s esophagus

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Read more at Speciality Medical Dialogues: Computer-aided system accurately detects neoplasia in Barrett’s esophagus https://speciality.medicaldialogues.in/computer-aided-system-detects-neoplasia-in-barretts-esophagus-patients-with-high-accuracy/

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Psoriasis and cancer: What’s the link?

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In a recent systematic review and meta-analysis of 58 studies published in JAMA Dermatology, researchers found an association between psoriasis and an increased risk of developing cancer.

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The effect of age on survival following endoscopic resection vs surgery for T1a esophageal cancer

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the emergence of endoscopic resection (ER) as a treatment option for T1a esophageal cancer, https://www.mdlinx.com/journal-summaries/esophageal-cancer-endoscopic-resection-surgery-age/2019/12/05/7587222/?spec=surgery

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Drinking water instead of coffee, tea, soda may reduce reflux

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Replacing a few servings per day of either coffee, tea or soda with water may reduce risk for symptoms of GERD, according to study results. https://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/esophagus/news/online/%7B6f55ac25-b5a7-4d8d-b06c-d42dfe8fa371%7D/drinking-water-instead-of-coffee-tea-soda-may-reduce-reflux

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Brushing your teeth may keep your heart healthy

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New research finds that brushing the teeth three or more times a day significantly reduces the risk of atrial fibrillation and heart failure. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/327208.php#1

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The Big Number: 60 million Americans suffer from heartburn at least once a month

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The burning pain of acid indigestion — commonly called heartburn — affects an estimated 60 million Americans at least once a month and 15 million people daily, according to the American College of Gastroenterology. https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/the-big-number-60-million-americans-suffer-from-heartburn-at-least-once-month/2019/11/29/8f9f730a-106b-11ea-b0fc-62cc38411ebb_story.html

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How to avoid holiday heartburn by making these right food choices

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Even if you’re not a “foodie” most people look forward to indulging in the culinary delights of holiday time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. This means that even people who are typically disciplined eat too much in one evening, … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Heartburn, Acid Reflux and GERD?

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They are different but related.

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Inside Out: Tiny Cameras Coming to a GI Clinic Near You

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Pill-sized cameras that take microscopic images of the esophagus and other parts of the digestive tract may soon find their way to the clinic, as prototypes are now providing histologic virtual microscopy images without the need for either endoscopy or … Continue reading

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7 Ways To Stop Acid Reflux Naturally at Home

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“Acid reflux, otherwise known as heartburn, is when stomach acid or bile irritates the esophagus lining, https://refinery29.com/en-us/stop-acid-reflux-naturally

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