Magnetic implant may ease Chronic Acid Reflux

http://www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/news/20130220/magnetic-implant-may-ease-chronic-acid-reflux

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) — An implanted magnetic device could offer a new treatment option for people with chronic heartburn that is not controlled with medication, a small study suggests.

The study, reported in the Feb. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, tested a newer approach to taming stubborn cases of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) — one of the most common health conditions diagnosed in the United States.