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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.
Nearly a quarter of pediatric patients need stronger pain treatment after surgery

Nearly a quarter of pediatric patients need stronger pain treatment after surgery

Antidepressants provide no important benefits for managing low back pain

Antidepressants provide no important benefits for managing low back pain

Antidepressants are not effective for treating back pain, osteoarthritis, shows study

Antidepressants are not effective for treating back pain, osteoarthritis, shows study

New and sudden headaches may be a symptom of COVID-19

New and sudden headaches may be a symptom of COVID-19

Oral methotrexate can be an effective intervention for people with knee OA

Oral methotrexate can be an effective intervention for people with knee OA

Poisoning exposures appear to be increasing in Australian schools

Poisoning exposures appear to be increasing in Australian schools

Scientists uncover surprising players in acute liver failure

Scientists uncover surprising players in acute liver failure

Case report of arthritis in a COVID-19 patient

Case report of arthritis in a COVID-19 patient

NICE guideline advises GPs to stop prescribing opioids for chronic pain

NICE guideline advises GPs to stop prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Study shows link between selenium-deficient diet and paracetamol toxicity

Study shows link between selenium-deficient diet and paracetamol toxicity

Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 safe and induces immune response

Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 safe and induces immune response

Most New Zealanders stockpile large quantities of paracetamol in their homes, study shows

Most New Zealanders stockpile large quantities of paracetamol in their homes, study shows

Electro-oxidation process can revolutionize the field of wastewater treatment

Electro-oxidation process can revolutionize the field of wastewater treatment

New method could safeguard water quality, environment and health

New method could safeguard water quality, environment and health

U.K. doctors test lipid ibuprofen as COVID-19 treatment

U.K. doctors test lipid ibuprofen as COVID-19 treatment

COVID-19 only kills 1% of people in remote Papuan village with limited resources

COVID-19 only kills 1% of people in remote Papuan village with limited resources

Drug counterfeiters are using corona pandemic to make profits in Africa

Drug counterfeiters are using corona pandemic to make profits in Africa

Ibuprofen could increase risk of coronavirus complications

Ibuprofen could increase risk of coronavirus complications

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

Coronavirus can’t spread if the patient doesn’t have symptoms, report says

Coronavirus can’t spread if the patient doesn’t have symptoms, report says