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Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia

Can Your Heartburn Meds Shorten Your Life?

Study found association between prolonged use of certain drugs and increased risk of early death

Popular Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline

Clues to How Popular Heartburn Drug Might Harm Arteries

Prior research has also raised concerns about Nexium and heart health

1 in 4 Hospitalized Newborns Gets Heartburn Drugs, Despite Risks

Study shows use is common, but prior research suggests a danger to babies

Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in Study

But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

Widely Used Heartburn Drugs Linked to Dementia Risk in Study

Research finds association among users over age 75, but can't prove the medications cause memory problems

Chronic Heartburn Drugs Tied to Higher Risk of Kidney Disease

But studies weren't designed to prove proton pump inhibitors are responsible for the increase

Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival

Reason for benefit unclear, more research is needed, study author says

Take Heartburn Medicines Before Breakfast for Best Effect

Too many patients unaware that timing is key to treatment, study finds

Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12

Study found risk of deficiency rose with longer use, higher doses

Pace of New Drug Advances May Be Slowing, Study Finds

Research discovers decrease in dramatic breakthroughs from clinical trials

Heartburn Meds May Often Be Taken for Too Long, at Too-High Doses

Study of U.S. veterans found many stay on drugs such as Prilosec for months, years without reevaluation

Magnetic Implant May Ease Chronic Acid Reflux

Study found device allowed some heartburn patients to stop taking medication

Have Heartburn? Get Help

Wisconsin woman urges other sufferers to not wait as long as she did

No One Treatment for Acid Reflux Clearly Better Than Another: Study

Both medications and surgical treatments can work, but none of the options was clear winner