Acid in soft drink may eliminate gastric blockage, report says

01/7/2013 | Daily Mail (London), The

The acid in Coca-Cola has successfully eliminated gastric phytobezoar, a stomach blockage that can be caused by undigested fruit, University of Athens researchers reported. An analysis found the soda completely eliminated the blockage in half of patients and partially treated it in others, helping many patients avoid surgery.

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