Red Dolphin is an information and treatment resource for reflux, and an organisation that aims to increase awareness in the general population and medical world alike, of this under-rated symptom.
RED is because of the 'red alert' that I believe we should be attaching to the rising incidence of oesophageal cancer that is the end-point of uncontrolled reflux. It is the fastest rising incidence cancer in the West and therefore needs to be taken seriously.
DOLPHIN is because it is a common symbol in both the logos of the Universities of Bristol and Southampton, where I researched and wrote my MD thesis on aspects of the pathophysiology of oesophageal cancer and where my interest in this subject was firmly cemented.
In this blog I will aim to update the reader on new research advances,
the pros and cons of various treatments, the importance of lifestyle
advice, and other topics related to the field that I feel may be of
Please do come and visit at www.reddolphin.org