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Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication procedure involves a section of the top of the stomach being wrapped around the oesophagus to mimic the function of the Lower Oesophageal Sphincter and stitched into place. https://www.peptest.co.uk/what-is-laparoscopic-nissen-fundoplication-reflux-surgery/

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A new study looks at whether probiotics can counteract the effects of unhealthy diets and obesity in the oesophagus - known risk factors for oesophageal disease.

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04-high-fat-diet-microbiota-oesophagus.html

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GPs are trialling a new way to test for Barrett’s oesophagus in Eastern, North East and North Cumbria, East Midlands and Yorkshire and Humber.
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/press-release/2017-03-28-trial-to-test-for-barretts-oesophagus-launches-in-gp-surgeries-across-the-uk

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Chas was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer after struggling to swallow a glass of water. http://www.irishnews.com/magazine/entertainment/2017/03/27/news/chas-dave-star-i-m-bouncing-back-after-cancer-battle-979193/

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A new study looks at the treatment of reflux and the effect on nasal congestion symptoms. www.medscape.com/viewarticle/877236

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Experts have associated reflux with sleep apnea, read more in our at-a-glance blog. https://www.peptest.co.uk/sleep-apnea-reflux-disease/

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This is a handy look by Refluxgate at contributors to laryngopharyngeal reflux and associated treatment. https://www.refluxgate.com/ultimate-guide-to-lpr-causes-and-treatment

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Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease can often be controlled with self-help measures. Our blog series on natural remedies looks at some of the alternatives people use to help with their symptoms, such as melatonin. https://www.peptest.co.uk/melatonin-reflux-natural-remedies/
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