May 24, 2018

Study Involving U.S. Veterans Reveals Higher Risk of Death in PPI Users

A study published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found a higher risk of death in patients treated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) when compared to patients treated with other acid reducing therapies or patients who were not treated with any medication. The results indicated that long-term treatment increased the risks associated with PPI use….

February 28, 2018

New Study Links Liver Disease to Increase in PPI Use

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine released the results of a recent study that shows a link between liver disease and the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). The study focused on the effects of PPI medications to certain naturally occurring bacteria found in the stomach. Resulting data indicated that…