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Forget pills- You can find these six painkillers in your own kitchen!

Forget pills- You can find these six painkillers in your own kitchen!

Do you often take pills for minor aches and pains? Well, taking medicines has become a part of our everyday life, including the smallest things.

Painkillers without side effects found by researchers

Painkillers without side effects found by researchers

The team of researchers used computational simulation to analyze interactions at opioid receptors - the cell`s docking sites for painkillers.

Suffering from constipation? Avoid these things!

Suffering from constipation? Avoid these things!

Constipation is considered the most common ailments which we all have suffered, at one time or another.

Researchers develop magnetic implant to provide new drug delivery method

Researchers develop magnetic implant to provide new drug delivery method

A team of Canadian researchers have developed a magnetic drug implant that could offer an alternative to patients, especially the diabetics, who are struggling with numerous pills or intravenous injections.

Popping painkillers during flu may elevate heart attack risk!

Popping painkillers during flu may elevate heart attack risk!

The results revealed a stronger association with a heart attack when both the risk factors were present.

Women, beware! Taking painkillers can put you at high risk of hearing loss

Women, beware! Taking painkillers can put you at high risk of hearing loss

According to researchers, hearing loss is an established side effect of high dosages of aspirin, but such dosages have become uncommon over the last two decades.

Rare Asian snake's venom could produce painkillers that work better than opium!

The venom of the blue coral snake could improve any kind of pain treatment for humans such as cancer pain, a torn muscle or even a migraine.

Painkillers without deadly side effects developed

Researchers, including Aashish Manglik from Stanford University, custom-engineered the drug from scratch, using computational techniques to explore more than four trillion different chemical interactions.

How to prevent stomach ulcers!

 Stomach ulcers can turn out to be very painful which can further lead to severe abdominal pain, nausea and in worst cases, blood in the stool.

Common painkiller may hamper our ability to notice errors

For the study, two groups of 30 participants were given a target-detection task called the Go or No Go.

Turns out, common painkillers can risk your heart

 Common painkillers or Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which are used to alleviate fever symptoms and reduce pain, have more side effects than previously believed, as per a new study.

Popping pills to manage pain can prove fatal for you

A study published in the Annals of Family Medicine this month shows that opioid is linked with onset of depression after controlling for pain and daily morphine equivalent doses.

Drug addiction through painkiller more common in women

There has been a 30 percent increase in the number of patients becoming addicted to opioids through doctor-prescribed painkillers, usually for chronic pain management.

Discovery opens door for homemade morphine, painkillers

Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without using opium poppies, opening the door for home-brewed drugs and potential abuse.

Your painkiller may kill your joy as well

If you are a frequent user of painkiller's, you may want to lower the use, as a new study has found that the commonly used pain reliever, acetaminophen, reduces both pain and pleasure.

IMA issues guidelines on the use of painkillers

Indian Medical Association (IMA) Thursday asked people to desist from using common painkillers like Aspirin and Paracetamol for pain and fever management saying they could cause more harm than good if taken without medical supervision.

Childbearing women on painkillers face double risk of birth defects

 Woman of childbearing age, who use doctor prescribed painkillers, face two times risk of serious birth defects in babies.

52 new drugs come under price control

To keep a check on prices of essential medicines, the government has brought 52 new drugs under its price control mechanism including some commonly used painkillers and antibiotics, as also those useful in treatment of cancer and skin diseases.

Common painkiller may treat ageing lungs

Researchers have found that ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory painkiller, could reduce lung inflammation associated with ageing.

Scientists get closer to create painkillers from yeast instead of poppies

Scientists have come closer in creating palliative medicines using yeast cells instead of poppy plants.