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The pain-reliever acetaminophen (also known as paracetomol) is one of the best-selling over-the-counter medications, used by more than 200 million Americans a year. It is sold under many brand names, including Tylenol, and is an ingredient in nearly 200 medications, both over-the-counter (such as Excedrin, Midol, NyQuil, and Sudafed) and prescription (such as Vicodin).
Researchers uncover how common pain reliever causes liver failure

Researchers uncover how common pain reliever causes liver failure

Low-dose aspirin use associated with reduced ovarian cancer risk

Low-dose aspirin use associated with reduced ovarian cancer risk

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Immunologist to study how Chikungunya causes devastating effects in older adults

Immunologist to study how Chikungunya causes devastating effects in older adults

ADCETRIS drug receives approval in Japan as frontline treatment option for Hodgkin lymphoma

ADCETRIS drug receives approval in Japan as frontline treatment option for Hodgkin lymphoma

Christiana Care Health System successfully reduces opioid prescriptions

Christiana Care Health System successfully reduces opioid prescriptions

Tandem Diabetes Care introduces t:slim X2 Insulin Pump with Basal-IQ Technology in the US

Tandem Diabetes Care introduces t:slim X2 Insulin Pump with Basal-IQ Technology in the US

FDA approves first targeted RNA-based treatment for rare, fatal genetic disease

FDA approves first targeted RNA-based treatment for rare, fatal genetic disease

Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

A simple pill for meth addicts on the cards

A simple pill for meth addicts on the cards

GSA's new publication provides support for safe use of OTC analgesics by older adults

GSA's new publication provides support for safe use of OTC analgesics by older adults

Simple tips to treat minor cuts

Simple tips to treat minor cuts

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients

Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients

Chronic use of opioids related to increased risk of fracture nonunion

Chronic use of opioids related to increased risk of fracture nonunion

Special issue focuses on how endocrine-disrupting chemicals influence behavior

Special issue focuses on how endocrine-disrupting chemicals influence behavior

Study finds molecular handle that chikungunya virus uses to enter into cells and cause arthritis

Study finds molecular handle that chikungunya virus uses to enter into cells and cause arthritis

Acetaminophen use helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in pediatric heart surgery patients

Acetaminophen use helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in pediatric heart surgery patients

LogicBio team to present data on preclinical effectiveness of GeneRide platform

LogicBio team to present data on preclinical effectiveness of GeneRide platform

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ranked to be most effective in treating knee OA

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ranked to be most effective in treating knee OA