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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.
Paracetamol safety and osteoarthritis: an interview with Professor David Hunter, University of Sydney

Paracetamol safety and osteoarthritis: an interview with Professor David Hunter, University of Sydney

Researchers discover analgesic mechanism that prevents pain in Buruli ulcer patients

Researchers discover analgesic mechanism that prevents pain in Buruli ulcer patients

Novel prediction model improves patient outcomes after paracetamol-induced acute liver failure

Novel prediction model improves patient outcomes after paracetamol-induced acute liver failure

Guidelines for treating paracetamol overdoses cost millions of pounds per year, say researchers

Guidelines for treating paracetamol overdoses cost millions of pounds per year, say researchers

New drug for patients with leukaemia and lymphoma puts an end to chemotherapy

New drug for patients with leukaemia and lymphoma puts an end to chemotherapy

Children of women who used acetaminophen during pregnancy appear to be at higher risk for ADHD

Children of women who used acetaminophen during pregnancy appear to be at higher risk for ADHD

Researchers identify key step to prevent liver failure resulting from painkiller overdose

Researchers identify key step to prevent liver failure resulting from painkiller overdose

Paracetamol, ibuprofen or combination of both provide no advantage for respiratory tract infections

Paracetamol, ibuprofen or combination of both provide no advantage for respiratory tract infections

Long-term use of paracetamol during pregnancy increases risk of adverse effects on child development

Long-term use of paracetamol during pregnancy increases risk of adverse effects on child development

Study investigates effect of paracetamol during pregnancy on child development

Study investigates effect of paracetamol during pregnancy on child development

Researchers discover how Fra-1 protein protects the liver from drug-induced liver damage

Researchers discover how Fra-1 protein protects the liver from drug-induced liver damage

Anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen may fight against certain cancers

Anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen may fight against certain cancers

Osteoarthritis research: an interview with Dr Deborah Mason, Cardiff University

Osteoarthritis research: an interview with Dr Deborah Mason, Cardiff University

Severe arthritis pain treatments: an interview with Professor Walsh, University of Nottingham and Professor Wood, UCL

Severe arthritis pain treatments: an interview with Professor Walsh, University of Nottingham and Professor Wood, UCL

Scientists demonstrate advantages of wavelength-modulated Raman spectroscopy

Scientists demonstrate advantages of wavelength-modulated Raman spectroscopy

Biomarkers could be antidote to overdose overtreatment

Biomarkers could be antidote to overdose overtreatment

Acetaminophen may improve postoperative outcomes

Acetaminophen may improve postoperative outcomes

Morphine not first choice after neonatal surgery

Morphine not first choice after neonatal surgery

Aspirin associated with reduced risk of serious ovarian cancer

Aspirin associated with reduced risk of serious ovarian cancer

HVLA manipulation comes out top for low-back pain

HVLA manipulation comes out top for low-back pain