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The 7 Deadliest Emergency General Surgeries

Posted 27 Apr 2016 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 – Seven types of operations, including appendectomy and gall bladder removal, account for four out of five emergency general-surgery deaths in the United States, a new study reports. The procedures are: partial removal of the large or small intestine; surgery to repair a bleeding or torn ulcer; separating abdominal organs that have adhered to each other; appendix ...

Widely Used Heartburn Drugs Linked to Dementia Risk in Study

Posted 15 Feb 2016 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 – A popular class of heartburn medications might raise a senior's risk of dementia, a new study suggests. Called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), this group of drugs includes Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid. They work by lowering the amount of acid produced by the stomach. But German researchers found that people 75 or older who regularly take the medications had a 44 percent ...

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