Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 11:06
A group of most commonly used drugs known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can increase long-term users` heart-attack risk by more than a third, a study has shown.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 12:24
Regular intake of prescription painkillers, also known as opioids, is linked to a higher risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 00:42
Painkillers and stress-reducing medicines are the primary reason for kidney ailments in youngsters, said a leading urologist here on the eve of World Kidney Day Wednesday.
Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 13:16
People taking long-acting pain killers for extended periods face a five-times greater risk of low testosterone, the male sex hormone, a new study says.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 16:33
The current findings help explain what happens in the brain that decreases pain during the brief sessions of electricity.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 11:46
Prescription painkillers kill more people in US than heroin and cocaine combined, thanks to fatal overdosing, says a new analytical report.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 14:26
Popping too many painkillers can actually make your brain more sensitive to pain, leaving you prone to further headaches, experts have warned.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 15:26
Pill popping has become a reflex action to aid quick pain relief, often leading to gastro complications and sometimes even hospitalisation.