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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).
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

Probiotics can improve liver health, shows study

Probiotics can improve liver health, shows study

New studies related to causes of liver degradation and possible treatments

New studies related to causes of liver degradation and possible treatments

NSAIDs alone or with acetaminophen better than opioids at easing dental pain

NSAIDs alone or with acetaminophen better than opioids at easing dental pain

Painkiller use during pregnancy could affect unborn child's fertility in later life

Painkiller use during pregnancy could affect unborn child's fertility in later life

Analysis does not reveal consistent link between NSAIDs use and exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease

Analysis does not reveal consistent link between NSAIDs use and exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease

FDA permits marketing of Dexcom G6 integrated continuous glucose monitoring system

FDA permits marketing of Dexcom G6 integrated continuous glucose monitoring system

Graphic: Opioid painkiller is top prescription in 11 states

Graphic: Opioid painkiller is top prescription in 11 states

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors

Jury’s in: Opioids are not better than other medicines for chronic pain

Jury’s in: Opioids are not better than other medicines for chronic pain

High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

Increased rate of language delay in girls linked to acetaminophen use by mothers during pregnancy

Increased rate of language delay in girls linked to acetaminophen use by mothers during pregnancy

Ibuprofen intake could be leading to male infertility

Ibuprofen intake could be leading to male infertility

Pharmaceutical pollution can make aquatic microbial communities resistant to drugs

Pharmaceutical pollution can make aquatic microbial communities resistant to drugs

Paracetamol use during pregnancy may impair fertility of female offspring

Paracetamol use during pregnancy may impair fertility of female offspring

One in 20 children still receiving codeine to treat pain despite warning from federal regulators

One in 20 children still receiving codeine to treat pain despite warning from federal regulators