October 27, 2022
Adults With Chronic Acid Reflux Rarely Get Recommended Test
- Could Heartburn Meds Lead to Drug-Resistant Germs?
February 25, 2020 — The findings do not prove that PPIs -- which include popular brands such as Prilosec (omeprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole) and Nexium (esomeprazole) -- are the cause, experts said. But they are the latest to raise safety questions about the top-selling prescription and over-the-counter medicines.
- Acid reflux linked to neck cancers
December 22, 2017 — A US study has found that gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) may increase the risk of cancer of the throat, tonsils and parts of the sinuses in older people.
- Acid reflux drug 'increases stomach cancer risk'
November 1, 2017 — People who take a common medication for acid reflux may be at a higher risk of stomach cancer, according to new research.