Headlines warned recently that a commonly prescribed class of antacid medication was found to have more than doubled the typical risk for gastric cancer among patients who carry the Helicobacter pylori stomach bacteria.
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medicines commonly prescribed to treat acid-related digestive problems, including gastroesophageal reflux disease. Up to one in five older adults said they used a PPI as of 2011, and recent studies have linked
Concussions, ACL tears, and knee cartilage damage are among the common injuries the UW Medicine sports medicine and head physician of University of Washington’s football team diagnoses and treats. Over the weekend, Dr.
An analysis of survey data found no significant racial differences in various aspects of the quality of end-of-life care, although survey respondents reported many deficiencies in the quality of end-of-life care for both black and white patients