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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Flu shots: Especially important if you have heart disease Barrett's esophagus Pain and depression: Is there a link? Dilated cardiomyopathy Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Tuesday Q & A: GERD a more severe form of acid reflux

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How do I know if what I have is acid reflux or GERD? Are treatments the same for both? I have had what I would describe as heartburn for years and it’s getting worse as I age. ANSWER: Acid reflux happens when stomach acid flows back up [...]

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Mayo Clinic Provides New Treatment for Acid Reflux Disease

PHOENIX – Mayo Clinic is the only medical center in Arizona to provide a new treatment for select patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, commonly known as heartburn. The treatment involves a minimally invasive procedure where a small ring of magnetic beads is inserted around the end of a [...]

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Bracelet-Like Device Controls Chronic Acid Reflux, Study Finds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control the chronic digestive disorder gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to a study published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine. VIDEO ALERT: Audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. C. Daniel Smith describing the [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Less-Invasive Option as Effective as Esophagus Removal in Early Esophageal Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Nov. 7, 2013 — Use of a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure to remove superficial, early stage esophageal cancer is as effective as surgery that takes out and rebuilds the esophagus, according to a study by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. The research, published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, examined national outcomes [...]

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Statins May Reduce Risk of Esophageal Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 19, 2012.  Statins, a cholesterol lowering drug, may lower the risk of esophageal cancer, especially in patients with Barrett's esophagus, Mayo Clinic researchers report in a study being presented at the American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting. There are two main types of esophageal cancer: squamous [...]

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New Treatment for Barrett's Esophagus

Frequent heartburn can raise your risk of developing Barrett's esophagus which in rare cases can lead to esophageal cancer.  Doctors at Mayo Clinic have studied a new treatment for Barrett's that may significantly reduce your chances of developing esophageal cancer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sy0JiHMIhMk

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