No causal link to proton pump inhibitor use and increased risk of early death. Results do not apply to general population

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Xie Y, Bowe B, Li T, et al. Risk of death among users of Proton Pump Inhibitors: a longitudinal observational cohort study of United States veterans. BMJ Open. Published online July 4 2017