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Common painkiller may not help in chronic pain after nerve injury

There is no diagnostic method that allows doctors to identify the patients whose pain will respond to a particular type of pain treatment

26 Sep 2018 11:04 AM

Common painkiller tied to increased risk of heart problems

Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that’s often used to treat arthritis and other painful joint conditions.

22 Sep 2018 2:10 PM

Coca-Cola in talks to create marijuana-infused ‘wellness drinks’

The drinks would be infused with CBD – cannabidiol – the non-psychoactive chemical found in the marijuana plant.

18 Sep 2018 11:25 AM

Man claims he became gay after he started taking painkillers

He says that although he was curious when he was younger, he was never really interested in men.

17 Apr 2018 1:24 PM

Painkiller overuse spikes during cold and flu season

This extensive analgesics consumption that we have documented raises the concern of overuse and misuse, as well as addiction to opioids.

15 Apr 2018 2:26 PM


Painkiller overuse spikes during cold and flu season

During flu season, people are 24 per cent more likely to exceed maximum recommended dose of 4,000 milligrams at least once a week.

30 Mar 2018 8:23 AM

Now, painkillers that could reduce overdose risk

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17 Nov 2017 10:00 AM

Labour is not slowed down by epidural painkillers, says study

Findings suggest that long-held practice of reducing or stopping an epidural in later stages of labor could be "out of date and misguided.”

11 Oct 2017 8:11 AM

Ibuprofen might be deadly for arthritis patients, says study

According to research, cheap painkiller increase risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure in arthritis sufferers.

30 Aug 2017 2:20 PM