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Acid reflux drugs linked to increased fracture risk in kids

Proton pump inhibitors—a widely used class of drugs used to treat acid reflux and related symptoms—may lead to an increased risk of fractures in children and adolescents, reports a study in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN). “This study suggests an increased risk of fracture among otherwise healthy pediatric patients exposed to PPIs,” […]

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Drugs: 80 per cent co-payment is due

Despite the billions in record savings with discount contracts to health insurers to rid their Insured only in one out of five discount medicines from payment. The show current calculations by the German pharmacists Association (DAV) at the beginning of the year. Accordingly, since 1. January 2020 exempt only 4.989 of 23.564 discount drugs (21.2 […]

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I was addicted to prescription drugs for two decades

Content warning: this article discusses drug addiction I’ll never forget the first time I took codeine. It gave me a warm feeling, as if I was floating on a pink fluffy cloud, and all my troubles and worries melted away. This week, Public Health England announced fears that a large number of people who are […]