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Ibuprofen is a drug used to treat fever, swelling, pain, and redness by preventing the body from making a substance that causes inflammation. It is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen is a propionic acid derivate and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic effects. Ibuprofen inhibits the activity of cyclo-oxygenase I and II, resulting in a decreased formation of precursors of prostaglandins and thromboxanes. This leads to decreased prostaglandin synthesis, by prostaglandin synthase, the main physiologic effect of ibuprofen. Ibuprofen also causes a decrease in the formation of thromboxane A2 synthesis, by thromboxane synthase, thereby inhibiting platelet aggregation.
Filled opioid prescriptions are relatively rare in Medicaid-enrolled children, finds study

Filled opioid prescriptions are relatively rare in Medicaid-enrolled children, finds study

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

Proving the efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine

Proving the efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine

New guidelines on clinical use of life-saving antibiotics

New guidelines on clinical use of life-saving antibiotics

Machine learning tool could prevent unnecessary treatments for kids with arthritis

Machine learning tool could prevent unnecessary treatments for kids with arthritis

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

Big-data analysis finds new link between popular arthritis drug and heart valve calcification

Big-data analysis finds new link between popular arthritis drug and heart valve calcification

Researchers develop highly sensitive cell model to study complex effects of anti-inflammatory drugs

Researchers develop highly sensitive cell model to study complex effects of anti-inflammatory drugs

The American Heart Association issues new reference toolkit for healthcare providers

The American Heart Association issues new reference toolkit for healthcare providers

Research finds steep rise in self-poisonings among young people

Research finds steep rise in self-poisonings among young people

Patients taking anti-depressants more likely to develop gastrointestinal bleeding

Patients taking anti-depressants more likely to develop gastrointestinal bleeding

Regular use of common pain relief medicines improves survival for head and neck cancer patients

Regular use of common pain relief medicines improves survival for head and neck cancer patients

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

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

Insured but still in debt: 5 jobs pulling in $100k a year no match for medical bills

Insured but still in debt: 5 jobs pulling in $100k a year no match for medical bills

Virginia Tech and UC San Diego researchers team up to develop nonopioid drug for chronic pain

Virginia Tech and UC San Diego researchers team up to develop nonopioid drug for chronic pain

Inhibition of prostaglandin E2 enhances ability to combat infectious colitis

Inhibition of prostaglandin E2 enhances ability to combat infectious colitis

Researchers develop powerful method to solve structures of small molecules

Researchers develop powerful method to solve structures of small molecules

Inflammation can cause sleep and shiftwork-type disorders

Inflammation can cause sleep and shiftwork-type disorders

NHS comes up with a list of 20 most painful conditions

NHS comes up with a list of 20 most painful conditions

New method for making mirrored forms of molecules

New method for making mirrored forms of molecules