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Dementia: Could Heartburn Medications Increase The Risk?

Our original post continues: As this evidence has emerged, Clarke says, "I think it's imperative that people who take these drugs really make sure that they are looking at the risks versus benefit and people don't use these drugs lightly".

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Justice Rebecca Bradley has advanced in the Wisconsin Supreme Court primary election

Rep. Gwen Moore. It was the third time Walker had appointed her to a judicial position in as many years. Narrowly lost to state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser in hotly contested 2011 election. They have said Bradley would further tip the court that direction. The Court ought to be a place where justice is done without fear or favor. There are three candidates in this race and you can vote for only one.

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Proton pump inhibitors may be associated with increased risk of dementia

For the study, published in JAMA Neurology , researchers analyzed patient data collected from 2004 to 2011 by the German health insurer Allgemeine Ortskrankenkassen for 73,679 of its customers. "Proton pump inhibitors do have some very positive benefits to patients", said Kenneth DeVault , a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic and president of the American College of Gastroenterology.

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Kanye West dubs Taylor Swift as `liar` over `Famous` lyric attack

Later in the show, West took to the stage to perform "Ultralight Beam" and "Highlights" off his new album, "The Life of Pablo". "She was having dinner with one of our friends who's (sic) name I will keep out of this and she told him ..." Kanye has made outlandish and controversial comments on the social media site in recent days, but took the time to defend Caitlyn Jenner earlier on Saturday after she was criticized for wearing an outfit designed by Kanye himself.

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University of Texas Medical Branch, Brazil reach deal on Zika vaccine

His agency last month found the Zika virus in the brain tissue of two dead newborns from Brazil and in placentas from two miscarriages. It is suspected - but not proven - that the virus is to blame for a birth defect called microcephaly that causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and possible brain damage.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has suspended his presidential bid

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was expected to drop out after finishing sixth in New Hampshire. A long-standing, and valid, complaint about Iowa and New Hampshire is that the early contests in those states short-circuit the nomination process, eliminating candidates before they have an opportunity to make their case to a large and diverse electorate.