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PPI use may gradually lead to kidney damage

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

Researchers reviewed data for 125,596 new users of proton pump inhibitors and found that although over 80% did not initially develop acute kidney problems, more than half of them developed end-stage renal disease and chronic kidney damage at a follow-up of five years. The findings, published in Kidney International, showed 7.67% of 18,436 new users of H2 blockers did not have acute kidney problems but developed chronic kidney disease. BeckersHospitalReview.com (02/22) Nephrology News & Issues (02/22)


AAFP tells HHS about physician frustrations with health IT

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

Healthgrades lists top US hospitals for 2017

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

Out of control: What I learned from 36 hours in labor

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2017

AAFP signs letter urging opposition to cigar legislation

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2017

Flu vaccine efficacy at 48%, CDC data show

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

Studies assess testosterone therapy in older men

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

Study ties breastfeeding to lower metabolic syndrome risk

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 21, 2017

Court overturns parts of Fla. gun law affecting physicians

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

IBM expands Watson's footprint into primary care

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2017


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