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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.
Acetaminophen can limit positive empathy for others, study shows

Acetaminophen can limit positive empathy for others, study shows

Prescriptions for antidepressants have doubled over the last decade says NHS report

Prescriptions for antidepressants have doubled over the last decade says NHS report

Woman who does not feel pain

Woman who does not feel pain

Painkillers taken by pregnant mothers unlikely to cause asthma in the child

Painkillers taken by pregnant mothers unlikely to cause asthma in the child

Taking painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for asthma risk in children, study shows

Taking painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for asthma risk in children, study shows

Research finds steep rise in self-poisonings among young people

Research finds steep rise in self-poisonings among young people

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

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

Takeda presents vedolizumab phase 3 VISIBLE 1 trial results for treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

Takeda presents vedolizumab phase 3 VISIBLE 1 trial results for treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

Paracetamol use in infancy may increase risk of developing asthma by the age of 18

Paracetamol use in infancy may increase risk of developing asthma by the age of 18

EC grants marketing authorization for ONPATTRO (patisiran) in Europe

EC grants marketing authorization for ONPATTRO (patisiran) in Europe

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