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Paracetamol is a drug that reduces pain and fever (but not inflammation). It belongs to the family of drugs called analgesics.
Common opioid-based painkillers increase harmful side effects in people with dementia

Common opioid-based painkillers increase harmful side effects in people with dementia

A simple pill for meth addicts on the cards

A simple pill for meth addicts on the cards

Dexcom receives CE Marking for new G6 continuous glucose monitoring system

Dexcom receives CE Marking for new G6 continuous glucose monitoring system

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

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

Paracetamol use during pregnancy may impair fertility of female offspring

Paracetamol use during pregnancy may impair fertility of female offspring

Review looks into conventional versus new treatment modalities in orthodontic pain management

Review looks into conventional versus new treatment modalities in orthodontic pain management

Continued Paracetamol exposure during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring

Continued Paracetamol exposure during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring

Experts advise new measures to combat antimicrobial resistance

Experts advise new measures to combat antimicrobial resistance

Children with respiratory tract infections have increased risk for asthma, worse lung function in later life

Children with respiratory tract infections have increased risk for asthma, worse lung function in later life

Long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs can slow muscle growth in young people

Long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs can slow muscle growth in young people

Prenatal exposure to pain-relieving drug can impair development of male behavior

Prenatal exposure to pain-relieving drug can impair development of male behavior

Could artificial intelligence create virtual GPs?

Could artificial intelligence create virtual GPs?

Researchers design first light-activated drug for treatment of pain

Researchers design first light-activated drug for treatment of pain

Older people with back pain have 13% increased risk of dying from any cause, study finds

Older people with back pain have 13% increased risk of dying from any cause, study finds

Common drugs for treating back pain provide little benefit, research reveals

Common drugs for treating back pain provide little benefit, research reveals

Scientists shed new light on how common painkiller causes liver damage

Scientists shed new light on how common painkiller causes liver damage

Leaf-shaped prototype reactor could act as 'mini-factory' for drugs

Leaf-shaped prototype reactor could act as 'mini-factory' for drugs

Researchers find differences in use of prescription analgesics between people with and without Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers find differences in use of prescription analgesics between people with and without Alzheimer’s disease