ESOPHAGEAL CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES


OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s GERD News provides summaries of developments in the prevention, screening, and management of Gastrointestinal Health Conditions as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating new therapies and supportive care strategies in order to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best care available.
Gerd- Raising Awareness About an Unknown Killer

June 27, 2017

Gerd- Raising Awareness About an Unknown Killer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

By Sharon Reynolds ECAN spreads the word about the link between acid reflux and esophageal cancer. John Mordecai, better known to his many friends as Monte, was “a healthy guy,” remembers his wife, Mindy. He was a runner. He didn’t eat sugar and kept to a low-fat diet. But for many years, he experienced unexplained […]

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Tags: Esophageal Cancer, GERD, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Operations for GERD Linked to Fewer Postoperative Complications and a Faster Recovery Compared with an Open Procedure.

February 13, 2017

Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Operations for GERD Linked to Fewer Postoperative Complications and a Faster Recovery Compared with an Open Procedure.

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Individuals with gastroesophageal reflux disease, known as GERD, who undergo laparoscopic anti-reflux operations compared with traditional “open” operations suffer fewer postoperative complications, experience faster recovery, and incur lower health care costs, according to study results published online as an “article in press” on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website, ahead of print […]

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Tags: GERD, Laparoscopic, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, reflux


It's GERD Awareness Week-November 20th

November 20, 2016

It’s GERD Awareness Week-November 20th

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

It’s that time of year again when there is a tendency to overindulge in a mélange of delicious foods. Although many people may only suffer discomfort from over eating, another group of people suffer from the far more troublesome and chronic disorder of GERD—and it isn’t just over the holidays, nor is it simply from […]

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Tags: barrett's esophagus, Esophageal Cancer, GERD, heartburn, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, online community, Screening/Prevention Esophageal Cancer


It's GERD Awareness Week - November 20th

November 18, 2016

It’s GERD Awareness Week – November 20th

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

It’s that time of year again when there is a tendency to overindulge in a mélange of delicious foods. Although many people may only suffer discomfort from over eating, another group of people suffer from the far more troublesome and chronic disorder of GERD—and it isn’t just over the holidays, nor is it simply from […]

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Tags: gastro-esophageal reflux disease, GERD, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

September 27, 2016

Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

By megm megm

Monitoring the financial transactions that accompany any medical challenge can require vigilance, but the long-term benefit of remaining financially secure is worth the extra effort. By Sarah O’Leary When you are in the throes of a major medical event, the last thing you want to do is manage the quality and the price of your […]

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Tags: anal fissures, Barrett's Esophagus Esophageal Cancer, Celiac Disease, cirrhosis, Colon Cancer, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer, gallstones, Gastric Cancer, gastric Ulcer, GERD


CDC Vaccine Information and Recommendations for the 2016/17 Influenza Season

September 22, 2016

CDC Vaccine Information and Recommendations for the 2016/17 Influenza Season

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

With the start of a new school year and the approaching winter, it’s time to get informed about the most critical information regarding the 2016/17 influenza vaccines and CDC’s vaccination recommendations. The CDC recommends that everyone aged 6 months or older receive the influenza vaccine by the end of October, yearly. Since influenza virus activity […]

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Tags: anal fissures, Barrett's Esophagus Esophageal Cancer, Celiac Disease, cirrhosis, Colon Cancer, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer, gallstones, Gastric Cancer, gastric Ulcer, GERD


TheGIConnection and Legacy Medical Group - Gastroenterology Partner to  Provide Patients with a Virtual Support Community

September 19, 2016

TheGIConnection and Legacy Medical Group – Gastroenterology Partner to Provide Patients with a Virtual Support Community

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Fort Worth, Texas/Sun Valley, Idaho —OMNI Health Media (OMNI) is pleased to announce the Legacy Medical Group (LMG) – Gastroenterology  online support community for individuals with gastrointestinal (GI) conditions. The Legacy Gastroenterology- Health Connection will provide patients, survivors, caregivers, and advocates much needed peer-to-peer support opportunities in a fully moderated online community. This community will be part […]

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Tags: anal fissures, Barrett's Esophagus Esophageal Cancer, Celiac Disease, cirrhosis, Colon Cancer, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer, gallstones, Gastric Cancer, gastric Ulcer, gastroenterology


Gastric Bypass Maintains Weight Loss Better Than Other Procedures

September 14, 2016

Gastric Bypass Maintains Weight Loss Better Than Other Procedures

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

According to a study published in the journal JAMA Surgery and led by researchers at Duke Health and the Durham VA Medical Center, gastric bypass surgery is more effective than other procedures and non-surgical treatments. The basics of gastric bypass surgery (and its variations thereof) consist of a separation of the stomach into two parts, […]

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Tags: GERD, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, obesity, surgery


CONDITIONS OF THE GI TRACT