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  • abbr. producer price index

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  • US Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index
  • Proton Pump Inhibitor
  • Personal priesthood interview
  • protein-protein interaction
  • Payment protection insurance.


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  • "The Bank of England has made the point that one-off increases are responsible for the [2%] CPI target overshoot, so the fact that the PPI is showing some unwinding of upstream price pressures is reassuring for the case for further loosening."

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  • The PPI study authors suggest we should recommend that calcium supplements be taken with meals and I would add recommend adequate amounts of vitamin D thought to be about 800-1000 units per day now and to perhaps have a looser trigger finger on the indications for measurement of bone density in those patients who are on long term PPI therapy and/or higher dose.

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  • HZNP believes DUEXIS may offer competitive advantages over Vimovo due to its delayed onset of pain relief related to the enteric-coated naproxen as well as several recent publications highlighting safety concerns with long-term PPI use.

  • A Canadian study in 2008 linked long-term PPI use to bone fractures in middle-aged adults.

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  • In the JAMA report, researchers led by the University of Pennsylvania†™ s Dr. Yu-Xiao Yang noted, “We found a significantly increased risk of hip fracture associated with long-term PPI therapy, particularly among long-term users of high-dose PPI†¦.


  • However, the possible impact of changes in body weight (BW) or body mass index (BMI) in reflux patients while on long-term PPI therapy has not been examined. - latest science and technology news stories

  • There are a some other things that need to be looked at with long-term PPI therapy, like dramatically lower levels of B12 and calcium uptake. - latest science and technology news stories

  • A clinical research team from Japan elucidatied the effect on nutritional parameters such as body weight and BMI in patients receiving long-term PPI therapy.

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  • The other "PPI" - The "Professionals Party of India" actually looks from there Homepage as if they could join the Pirate Movement - look at the all the social media links in the left hand navigation!

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  • Tying together recent threads on prescription drug policy and tradE, here I see PPI’s Ed Gresser (PPI is the DLC think tank) making the case that our trade policy needs to change not to become more favorable to the interests of working class Americans, but to become more favorable to the interests of movie studio executives and pharmaceutical company shareholders.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Rational Corporate Contribution Recipient


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