Alternatives to Nexium, Prilosec and Other Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) May Have Allowed Individuals to Avoid Kidney Side Effects

Recent research suggests that millions of heartburn sufferers may have unnecessarily exposed themselves to serious kidney side effects from proton pump inhibitors (PPI), even though safer alternatives to Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid, Dexilant and other similar drugs were available that do not carry the same risks.… Read More

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September 15, 2016 | 2 Comments

ERCP Infection Problems May Be Widespread

Over the past year, concerns have emerged about a potential risk of severe "superbug" infections from duodenoscopes used during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography procedures (ERCP), where the device may not be properly cleaned between patients. However, recent reports suggest that the ERCP infection problems may be much… Read More

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April 18, 2016 | 1 Comment