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New Study Links Antacids to Liver Disease

New Study Links Antacids to Liver Disease

| Oct 30, 2017

  Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which are used to treat heartburn and other symptoms of acid reflux, are some of the most commonly consumed medications in the world—sales top $14 billion annually in the United States alone.[1] Over sixty million Americans suffer from acid reflux every month (and 25 million experience symptoms every day), so […]

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Your Heartburn Medication Could Be Giving You Alzheimer’s

Your Heartburn Medication Could Be Giving You Alzheimer’s

| Feb 10, 2017

Alzheimer’s and related forms of dementia are spreading like wildfire. Dementia currently affects 47.5 million people worldwide, and 7.7 million new cases are reported every year.[1] Some mainstream medical sources still insist that dementia is a simple fact of growing old, but this stubborn viewpoint makes less and less sense. After all, younger and younger […]

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