20 Jul, 2024
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Dementia Concerns: Prolonged Acid Reflux Medication Usage Associated with Higher Risk

Certain medications used long-term to treat gastroenteritis and acid-related disorders have been linked with a higher risk of dementia. The study, which was released in the journal Neurology on Wednesday, analyzed information collected from more than 5,700 participants without dementia at the outset and found that individuals who took proton pump inhibitors for at least […]

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New Study Reveals Marijuana’s Link to Reduced Use of Unregulated Opioids

A newly funded federal research discovered that marijuana is “significantly” associated with reduced opioid cravings in non-prescription opioid users. The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use and UCLA polled 205 individuals who use cannabis and opioids with no a doctor’s prescription between December 2019 and November 2021 in order to test the theory that cannabis […]