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Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

The study showed that these pain killers influence how people process information, experience feelings of hurt and react to emotionally evocative images. 

Feb 08, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

Period woes? Bid adieu to menstrual cramps with these tips

Get respite from the monthly menstrual cramps by using a hot water bag on your lower abdomen and lower back, and by avoiding dairy products, meats and legumes as these can cause bloating and worsen the pain, says an expert.

Dec 17, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

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.

Apr 14, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

Moving around during day better than medication, rest for back pain

 A new study has revealed that simply walking around and stretching during the day help patients manage back pain better than taking Tylenol and rest.

Nov 04, 2014, 18:21 PM IST

Acetaminophen use in pregnancy linked to risk of ADHD

Acetaminophen, a common pain reliever considered safe for pregnant women, has been linked for the first time to an increased risk of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children, said a study.

Feb 25, 2014, 09:22 AM IST

Regular aspirin use could reduce ovarian cancer risk by 20 pc

A new study by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, suggests that women who take aspirin daily may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer by 20 percent.

Feb 09, 2014, 11:14 AM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2013, 19:17 PM IST