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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).
Unexpected function of enzyme in sounding alarm about liver damage could lead to new treatments

Unexpected function of enzyme in sounding alarm about liver damage could lead to new treatments

Acetaminophen can limit positive empathy for others, study shows

Acetaminophen can limit positive empathy for others, study shows

Common pain reliever may increase stroke risk in people with diabetes

Common pain reliever may increase stroke risk in people with diabetes

Woman who does not feel pain

Woman who does not feel pain

Machine learning approach sheds light on the biology of liver and kidneys after toxin exposure

Machine learning approach sheds light on the biology of liver and kidneys after toxin exposure

Liver tissue model can help investigate the effects of RNA interference

Liver tissue model can help investigate the effects of RNA interference

Study finds drug interactions in ER's are common but could be prevented

Study finds drug interactions in ER's are common but could be prevented

The American Heart Association issues new reference toolkit for healthcare providers

The American Heart Association issues new reference toolkit for healthcare providers

Penn's novel ERAS protocol for spinal surgery patients reduces opioid use

Penn's novel ERAS protocol for spinal surgery patients reduces opioid use

Opioid drugs often overprescribed to children for pain relief, say CHOP surgeons

Opioid drugs often overprescribed to children for pain relief, say CHOP surgeons

Researchers harness visible light to develop safer building block for drug discovery

Researchers harness visible light to develop safer building block for drug discovery

Researchers develop powerful method to solve structures of small molecules

Researchers develop powerful method to solve structures of small molecules

Intake of painkillers during pregnancy linked to early puberty in future offspring

Intake of painkillers during pregnancy linked to early puberty in future offspring

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