No causal link to proton pump inhibitor use and increased risk of early death. Results do not apply to general population

Health Headlines Commentary for July 5, 2017

Source:

Long-term heartburn medication use tied to higher risk of early death

Analysis:

Heartburn drugs linked to premature death

Reference:

Xie Y, Bowe B, Li T, et al. Risk of death among users of Proton Pump Inhibitors: a longitudinal observational cohort study of United States veterans. BMJ Open. Published online July 4 2017

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