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CROWDFUNDING HELPS SCOTTISH ACTOR PAY TO TREAT HIS CROAKY THROAT

August 6, 2015

A promising stage actor has used crowdfunding to help pay for medical treatment to restore his voice. Lewis Grant, from Inverness, turned down his dream job playing the lead role in a musical because of the persistent frog in his throat. He said he waited more than a year for treatment on the NHS only […]

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Journal

New Study Demonstrates LINX® Safety and Efficacy Rivals Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

July 27, 2015

STUDY AUTHORS CONCLUDE LINX IS AS EFFECTIVE AS NISSEN IN CONTROLLING REFLUX WITH LESS SIDE EFFECTS St. Paul, Minn. Torax Medical, Inc. announced today the release of new data from the University of Southern California, Keck Medical Center, a leading institution in the diagnosis and treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). The retrospective study led […]

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Daily Express

A BRACELET CURED MY REFLUX: MAGNETIC BEADS SAVE MOTHER FROM YEARS OF NAUSEA AND PAIN

May 26, 2015

A mother who suffered from a condition which left her unable to sleep or eat properly has been cured by a magnetic bracelet inserted into her stomach. Many people who suffer from a constant sore through think it is just a symptom of a cold or flu and don’t seek medical help. However, this is […]

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New Study Shows Magnetic Implant is an Important Break-Through in the Treatment of Reflux Disease

September 22, 2014

Torax Medical announced today the publication of new data comparing the LINX® Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Device and laparoscopic fundoplication surgery in 249 patients. Data from this study significantly adds to the growing body of evidence that the LINX device is a safe and effective procedure for patients suffering from gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). Current surgical […]

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ME AND MY OPERATION: HOW A TINY IMPLANTED NECKLACE OF MAGNETS ENDS MISERY OF HEARTBURN

April 15, 2014

Millions of Britons suffer from heartburn caused by acid reflux. A new study has shown that a magnetic implant can help. Police Officer Russell Theobald, 29, had the procedure, as he tells Jennie Agg. Read more on the Daily Mail website

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A CURE FOR HEARTBURN? STOMACH BRACELET ENDS MISERY OF REFLUX… AND IT’S NOW ON THE NHS

September 15, 2012

Every day, more than seven million people in Britain suffer from heartburn, with over half of use experiencing it as some time every month. The incidence is increasing, expert say, especially in the under-50s due to richer diets, rising obesity level and increasing alcohol consumption, which are all known aggravators. Read more on the Daily […]

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ME AND MY OPERATION: MY HEARTBURN WAS CURED BY A MAGNETIC BRACELET IN MY STOMACH

May 3, 2011

Around 12 million Britons will suffer from acid reflux during their life. For some it becomes a chronic problem which, left untreated, can lead to ulcers and even cancer. Lewis Tyler, 28, an engineer from Ashford in Surrey, was the first person in the UK to have a new treatment for it. Read more on […]

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