Proton-Pump Inhibitors May Boost Death Risk in Inpatients

Proton-pump inhibitors are commonly used in hospitals to prevent gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, but may increase the risk of dying both for those who start use in the hospital and for those have used them before admission and continue use in the hospital, new data show. Matt Pappas, MD, MPH, from the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor […]

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Shifting from Breast Cancer Awareness to Breast Cancer Prevention

According to new studies from the UK, there is a strong link between obesity in women and seven different types of cancers including breast cancer in which the risk is 40%. Cancer Research UK, the British equivalent of the American Cancer Society, finds that one in four obese British women will develop cancer in their […]

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Men Get Breast Cancer, Too

Nearly half of the most recent Health & Style section of The Sun was devoted to the disease of female breast cancer. There was no mention of the fact that men also get this disease. As I can attest having experienced it, it is important that men can also do their own exam as that was […]

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