Home > Medical > Heartburn > News News All sections in Heartburn » About Heartburn » Dyspepsia » FAQs » Health Tips » Helicobacter pylori » Heartburn News » Normal Digestion » Peptic Ulcers » Self-treatment Chronic heartburn may raise odds for throat cancer People who suffer from frequent heartburn may be at increased risk for cancers of the throat and vocal cords, research shows. Losing weight may ease heartburn Study found shedding pounds reduces chronic heartburn symptoms among overweight and obese patients. Implanted 'bracelet' helps treat chronic heartburn Hope for heartburn: 'Bracelet' implant for the throat can help treat severe acid reflux. Follow Health24 on Pinterest » Test Is my heartburn serious? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Eating to prevent heartbun » Heartburn meds often taken for too long US veterans with chronic heartburn are often prescribed higher-than-recommended doses of medicines to control the condition and many are kept on the drugs far too long, according to a new study. Chronic heartburn linked to asthma Chronic heartburn is a major cause of asthma in adults, a new study suggests. Untreated heartburn a cancer risk Rates of oesophageal cancer have surged due to a lack of awareness about what causes the disease and how it can be prevented, experts say. Bile plays role in Barrett's oesophagus A new study shows that bile plays a critical and previously unrecognised role in the development of Barrett's oesophagus. Magnetic implant may ease chronic acid reflux Study found device allowed some heartburn patients to stop taking medication. Symptoms of reflux and IBS overlap The prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux-type symptoms (GERS) is roughly four times greater in individuals with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) than in those without IBS. GERD-related inflammation may be oesophageal cancer risk Inﬂammation might be an important factor in the progression from reﬂux to oesophageal cancer, according to a new study. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.