Nexium News

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8/18/2017
Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study

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

7/3/2017
Can Your Heartburn Meds Shorten Your Life?

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

6/28/2017
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

5/10/2016
Clues to How Popular Heartburn Drug Might Harm Arteries

Prior research has also raised concerns about Nexium and heart health

4/27/2016
1 in 4 Hospitalized Newborns Gets Heartburn Drugs, Despite Risks

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

4/14/2016
Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in Study

But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

2/15/2016
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

10/27/2015
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

12/2/2014
Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival

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

6/12/2014
Take Heartburn Medicines Before Breakfast for Best Effect

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

12/10/2013
Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12

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

6/4/2013
Pace of New Drug Advances May Be Slowing, Study Finds

Research discovers decrease in dramatic breakthroughs from clinical trials

2/22/2013
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

2/20/2013
Magnetic Implant May Ease Chronic Acid Reflux

Study found device allowed some heartburn patients to stop taking medication

1/5/2012
Have Heartburn? Get Help

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

9/29/2011
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