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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 determines the mechanism behind respiratory inflammation and finds effective treatment

Study determines the mechanism behind respiratory inflammation and finds effective treatment

Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liver regeneration after paracetamol-induced damage

Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liver regeneration after paracetamol-induced damage

New approach to gene therapy uses common pain reliever to fight against genetic diseases

New approach to gene therapy uses common pain reliever to fight against genetic diseases

Surgeons can avoid postoperative opioid prescriptions, studies suggest

Surgeons can avoid postoperative opioid prescriptions, studies suggest

Can acetaminophen use during pregnancy increase the risk of ADHD and autism symptoms in children?

Can acetaminophen use during pregnancy increase the risk of ADHD and autism symptoms in children?

Researchers develop a novel probiotic formulation with high anti-SARS-CoV-2 potency

Researchers develop a novel probiotic formulation with high anti-SARS-CoV-2 potency

Are COVID-19 medications safe in pregnancy?

Are COVID-19 medications safe in pregnancy?

Early treatment may prevent clotting in COVID-19 vaccine-related thrombocytopenia

Early treatment may prevent clotting in COVID-19 vaccine-related thrombocytopenia

Study: Duloxetine may reduce cumulative opioid use after total knee arthroplasty

Study: Duloxetine may reduce cumulative opioid use after total knee arthroplasty

Study finds higher risk of overdose in patients treated with opioids to reduce dental pain

Study finds higher risk of overdose in patients treated with opioids to reduce dental pain

Novel non-opioid approach to relieve pain after knee surgery

Novel non-opioid approach to relieve pain after knee surgery

Some COX inhibitors/NSAIDs increase COVID-19 severity

Some COX inhibitors/NSAIDs increase COVID-19 severity

Long-term, regular use of baby aspirin may reduce risk of colorectal cancer death

Long-term, regular use of baby aspirin may reduce risk of colorectal cancer death

Nutritional supplement may reduce risk of fatal strokes in patients with rare genetic disorder

Nutritional supplement may reduce risk of fatal strokes in patients with rare genetic disorder

Simple blood test using nanoparticles could enable earlier detection of acute liver damage

Simple blood test using nanoparticles could enable earlier detection of acute liver damage

Researchers identify cells responsible for maintenance and regeneration of liver

Researchers identify cells responsible for maintenance and regeneration of liver

Post-surgery opioid prescribing guideline leads to high patient satisfaction with pain management

Post-surgery opioid prescribing guideline leads to high patient satisfaction with pain management

Study describes a safe potential therapeutic tool for liver regeneration

Study describes a safe potential therapeutic tool for liver regeneration

New pain management regimen reduced opioid exposure in trauma patients

New pain management regimen reduced opioid exposure in trauma patients

Multimodal pain regimen minimizes opioid exposure, relieves acute pain in trauma patients

Multimodal pain regimen minimizes opioid exposure, relieves acute pain in trauma patients