“The most plausible explanation for the totality of evidence on this is that those who are given PPIs, and especially those who continue on them long-term, tend to be sick in a variety of ways than those for whom they are not prescribed.”
Stomach cancer occurs when an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells form in the inner lining of the stomach.
Unfortunately, the disease rarely produces symptoms until the later stages, when it is harder to treat.
Several factors increase the risk of stomach cancer, including tobacco or alcohol use, a diet high in smoked, salted, or pickled foods, and a history of stomach irritation or ulcers.
Source: | This article first appeared on Express.co.uk