News tagged with stomach acid

AstaZeneca in patent warning as net profit falls

(AP)—Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca PLC warned over expiring patents on its medicines as the company announced a 37 percent fall in full-year net profit on Thursday.

Jan 31, 2013
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Tips for holiday heartburn relief

(HealthDay)—It might be a good idea to take stock of the heartburn products in your medicine cabinet before heading out to any holiday parties, an expert advises.

Nov 22, 2012
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Gastric acid

Gastric acid is secretion produced in the stomach. It is one of the main ditotonic solutions secreted, together with several enzymes and intrinsic factors. Chemically it is an acid solution with a pH of 1 to 2 in the stomach lumen, consisting mainly of hydrochloric acid (HCl) (around 0.5%, or 5000 parts per million), and large quantities of potassium chloride (KCl) and sodium chloride (NaCl).

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