GERD diagnoses raises parents' interest in medicating babies

04/1/2013 | Reuters

Parents whose doctor diagnosed their baby with gastroesophageal reflux disease were more likely to want to use medication, even when told that the medication was likely ineffective, according to research from the University of Missouri in Columbia. "It's really becoming pretty clear that GERD in infants is overdiagnosed and overtreated," lead researcher Laura Scherer said.

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