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.

Eight retired players sue league over painkillers

Eight retired players sued the National Football League on Tuesday over medications they say were obtained illegally and given as painkillers to numb injuries without regard for future health concerns.

Popping painkillers for flu fever could do more harm than good

A new study has revealed that popping a pill to suppress your flu fever could make flu season worse for everybody, as an analysis has shown that they taken at current levels to treat fevers could cause 2000 flu deaths each year in the US alone.

Long-term use of painkillers can led to depression

Researchers have found that people who have been using pain-relieving medications, like Opioid analgesics, for a longtime are at higher risk of developing depression.

Long-term use of painkillers can lead to depression

Researchers have found that people who have been using pain-relieving medications, like Opioid analgesics, for a longtime are at higher risk of developing depression.

Brain releases natural painkillers during heart break

Nursing a broken heart? Brain will give you a natural painkiller!
Brain`s natural painkiller system responds to social rejection and not just the physical injury, scientists have found.

Centipede venom may lead to new painkillers

Scientists have identified a molecule in centipede venom which can be used to develop powerful painkillers that are as effective as morphine.

FDA warns of serious rash risk with acetaminophen pain pills

Tylenol and other painkillers containing the ingredient acetaminophen can cause a potentially deadly skin rash known as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, U.S. health regulators said on Thursday.

Newly discovered compounds could lead to lower-risk painkillers

Many people with cancer and other chronic health issues depend on painkillers such as morphine and Vicodin to relieve pain.