GERD


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Related to GERD: hiatal hernia, acid reflux
AcronymDefinition
GERDGastroesophageal Reflux Disease
GERDGastroesophageal Reflux Disorder
GERDGross Domestic Expenditure on R&D (OECD definition)
GERDGross Expenditure on Research and Development
GERDGeothermal Energy Research and Development (est. 1975; Japan)
GERDGraduate, Earn, Retire, Die
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24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National GERD Awareness Week is November 23-29, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) urges individuals who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, to learn about how diet and lifestyle changes can positively impact symptoms and when it is appropriate to seek medical diagnosis and treatment.
It remains unclear whether asthma and GERD have a cause-and-effect relationship.
1 Table of contents 2 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Therapeutics Market - Introduction 3 GERD Therapeutics Market - Market Characterization 4 GERD Therapeutics Market - Competitive Assessment 5 GERD Therapeutics Market - Pipeline Assessment 6 GERD Therapeutics Market - Clinical Trials Mapping 7 GERD Therapeutics Market - Implications for Future Market Competition 8 GERD Therapeutics Market - Key Players in the GERD Therapeutics Market 9 GERD Therapeutics Market: Licensing and Partnership Deals 10 GERD Therapeutics Market - Appendix
The October 2011 GERD research piece includes over 71 pages of insight into the gastroesophageal reflux disease market, including statistics for the period 2010-2018.
The grade of 'Strong' indicates that no further studies are necessary to validate Stretta as a safe and effective treatment for GERD," stated Will Rutan, CEO of Mederi Therapeutics.
In the Canadian population, 57% of GERD patients were taking over-the-counter (OTC) medications, while 25% used prescription medications.
Among the 46 patients with neuropathy, 27 (59%) reported GERD symptoms, compared with 34 of the 104 diabetic patients (33%) who did not have neuropathy.
Chronic GERD can damage the esophagus a lead to a condition called Barrett's esophagus.
He further remarks that " There is no other therapy for GERD with this magnitude of effect or lack of side-effects.
Harding suggested tapering the PPI dose to once a day when improvement of asthma symptoms is observed with GERD therapy.
While some reflux and regurgitation are normal in infants and may not require medical treatment, persistent GERD symptoms can be very uncomfortable and cause damage to the esophagus, just as they can in older patients.