ARD

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Related to Acid reflux disease: gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD
AcronymDefinition
ARDAcid Reflux Disease
ARDAgricultural Research for Development (in Europe)
ARDApple Remote Desktop
ARDArdmore (Amtrak station code; Ardmore, PA)
ARDAcid Rock Drainage (mining)
ARDAdmission, Review and Dismissal (Individual Educational Planning committee)
ARDAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases
ARDAgriculture and Rural Development (World Bank)
ARDAntiretroviral Drug
ARDAbsolute Risk Difference
ARDAccelerated Rehabilitative Disposition
ARDAnti-Racism and Diversity (various locations)
ARDAsbestos Related Disease
ARDArbeitsgemeinschaft der Öffentlich-Rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (German National TV Consortium)
ARDAutomatic Ring Down
ARDAcquired Rights Directive (EU; now Business Transfers Directive)
ARDAgence Régionale de Développement (French: Regional Development Agency)
ARDAmerica Recycles Day
ARDAccounting Reference Date
ARDAlliance for the Restoration of Democracy (Pakistan)
ARDAcute Respiratory Disease
ARDAnnual Return Date (accounting)
ARDAssociates in Rural Development (Tetra Tech)
ARDAnti-Reflective Device
ARDAssessment Reference Date (health care financial assessment)
ARDAnimal Resource Development (India)
ARDAnticipated Repayment Date
ARDAssociation pour la Recherche sur le Diabète (French: Association for Diabetes Research; Paris, France)
ARDAssessment and Restoration Division (US NOAA)
ARDAssociation for Rural Development
ARDAgricultural Research Division
ARDAssistant Resident Director
ARDAcid Related Disorder
ARDAcoustic Research Detachment
ARDAlliance Républicaine pour le Développement (French: Republican Alliance for Development; Djibouti)
ARDAtmospheric Re-entry Demonstrator
ARDAnthropological Review Database (University of Buffalo)
ARDAuxiliary Repair Dry Dock (Non Self-Propelled)
ARDAutomatic Ringdown
ARDAutomatic Release Date
ARDAir and Radiation Division
ARDArizona Road Dust
ARDAlliance pour la Resistance Democratique (French: Alliance for Democratic Resistance; Congolese militia group)
ARDAnniversary Rating Date (insurance)
ARDAlberta Reinforcement Depot (Alberta, Canada)
ARDAge Related Dementia
ARDAlliance Républicaine pour la Démocratie (French: Republican Alliance for Democracy, Djibouti)
ARDAssociation Rule Discovery
ARDAdministrative Review Division (Colorado)
ARDAgro-Industrie Recherches et Développement (French: Agro-Industry Research and Development; est. 1989)
ARDApplication Requirements Document
ARDAeronautics Research Mission Directorate (NASA)
ARDApplication Remote Database
ARDAdvanced Reactor Division
ARDAcceptance Requirement Document
ARDAzimuth-Range Doppler
ARDAnycast Receiver Discovery
ARDA3I Requirements Document
ARDAudible Recall Device
ARDArt Restoration Dictionary (Poland)
ARDAdvanced Research Division
ARDAquatic Resource Division
ARDAdvanced Resource Development
ARDApplied Research Department
ARDArinc and Discrete Circuit Card
ARDAbort Region Determination
ARDAcción Radical Demócrata (Radical Democratic Action; political movement, Guatemala)
ARDAnticipated Registration Date
ARDAgency Resources Department
ARDAnaesthetic/Resuscitation Department
ARDAntennes Réseaux Distribution (French: Antenna Distribution Networks; Annecy, France)
ARDAverage Random Delay
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She developed laryngeal hyperactivity with laryngopharyngeal reflux and acid reflux disease. She was most comfortable in her home, which she converted to an "allergen free" environment.
The rates of discontinuation were highest among workers whose employer changed from a flat payment system to a three-tier system and especially among those taking proton-pump inhibitors, which are used to combat acid reflux disease. Those least likely to discontinue drug use were taking ACE inhibitors, used to treat heart disease.
Medefab, a medical device manufacturer in Jaffrey, NH, is addressing this problem through a new design that may be able to cure acid reflux disease.
Acid reflux disease, in which acid backs up from the stomach into the esophagus, is a painful condition that can cause serious health problems.
Heartburn, which feels like a burning pain in the middle of the chest and moves up to the throat, usually occurs when the valve at the top of the stomach does not close properly and stomach acid can reflux into the esophagus (also referred to as acid reflux disease).
If these .symptoms happen at a frequency greater than twice a week, it is classified as acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
The move by AstraZeneca is seen as a pre-emptive measure ahead of the upcoming loss of US patent protection for blockbuster drugs such as acid reflux disease treatment Nexium, high cholesterol therapy Crestor and antipsychotic Seroquel.
* Obesity is a risk factor for diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, obstructive sleep apnea, stroke, acid reflux disease and some forms of cancer.
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are the most commonly prescribed class of medications for treating heartburn and acid reflux disease. One PPI, Prilosec, is also available in an over-the-counter formulation.