Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2013 06:08:45 +0200
- Acid Reflux/GERD News From Medical News Today
Frequent Heartburn Increases Risk Of Throat Cancer By 78%
- Frequent heartburn increases the risk of cancers of the throat and vocal cord among nondrinkers and nonsmokers, according to a new study. The research, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, also indicated that the use of antacids has a protective effect against these cancers, while prescription medications do not...