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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

Ibuprofen in early pregnancy may harm daughter's fertility

The researchers observed significant effects after seven days of exposure to the drug, with cell death seen as early as two days after treatment.

Feb 02, 2018, 18:35 PM IST

Aspirin during pregnancy could double the risk of cerebral palsy in babies

For the study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, the researchers examined 1,85,617 mothers and their babies.

Nov 26, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

Back pain: This is what anti-inflammatory drugs can do to your body


The study found that patients taking anti-inflammatory drugs were 2.5 times more likely to suffer from gastro-intestinal problems such as stomach ulcers and bleeding.

Feb 06, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

Regular use of aspirin not good for patients with uterine cancer, says study

A new study has revealed that regular consumption of aspirin is not good for health especially patients with uterine cancer.

Dec 21, 2016, 00:02 AM IST

Sanofi recalls some batches of painkiller Combiflam in India

Sanofi is recalling some batches of its painkiller Combiflam in India after the country`s drugs regulator found the lots were substandard, the French drugmaker`s local unit said on Thursday.

May 12, 2016, 17:22 PM IST

Summer skin care: Five essential tricks to treat sunburn

These five essential tricks to treat sunburns, can act as a blessing of the day for you. 

Jul 06, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Regular use of Ibuprofen may increase lifespan by up to 10 years

Using ibuprofen regularly can extended the lifespan by up to 10 years, says a new study.

Dec 19, 2014, 12:03 PM IST

Ibuprofen may lower lung inflammation

Ibuprofen may lower lung inflammation and help elderly fight tuberculosis bacteria, a new study has found.

Oct 04, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

Common painkiller may treat ageing lungs

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

Oct 03, 2014, 18:32 PM IST

Shasun acquires global rights for Ibuprofen from ScolorPharma

Shasun Pharmaceuticals on Monday acquired the global rights to develop and commercialise the 12-hour extended release analgesic tablets Ibuprofen from US-based ScolorPharma along with those of pain killer Nuprin trademark for an undisclosed sum.

May 05, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

Common anti-fever medications could cause acute kidney injury in kids

Researchers have warned that sick children, especially those with some dehydration from flu or other illnesses, risk significant kidney injury if given drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen.

Jan 26, 2013, 10:54 AM IST

Regular ibuprofen use cuts bladder cancer risk

Regular use of ibuprofen may help reduce risk of bladder cancer, especially in those with certain genetic marker, a new study has found.

Nov 08, 2012, 16:24 PM IST

Overuse of painkillers can cause severe headaches

Popping too many painkillers can actually make your brain more sensitive to pain, leaving you prone to further headaches, experts have warned.

Sep 19, 2012, 14:26 PM IST

Women regularly taking ibuprofen likelier to go deaf

Women who regularly take ibuprofen and paracetamol are at a higher risk of losing their hearing, researchers say.

Sep 16, 2012, 17:30 PM IST

`Ibuprofen promotes bone healing post fracture`

Ibuprofen, one of the most commonly prescribed pain killers, also promotes bone healing after a fracture or bone surgery.

Jul 04, 2012, 16:05 PM IST

Indian man’s porn-induced headaches baffle experts

An Indian man, who suffered from porn-induced headaches, was advised to take painkillers 30 minutes before watching the X-rated movies.

Jun 30, 2012, 19:58 PM IST

Ibuprofen may help ward off altitude sickness

A new study suggests that taking ibuprofen before a trip to the mountains may help some people avoid the headaches and nausea that come with altitude sickness.

Mar 30, 2012, 09:27 AM IST

Ibuprofen reduces severity of postpartum breast cancers

A new study has found that ibuprofen, could reduce the severity of postpartum breast cancers.

Aug 14, 2011, 13:36 PM IST

Painkillers `linked to irregular heart rhythm`

Ibuprofen and aspirin can increase the risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm by up to 40%.

Jul 05, 2011, 12:36 PM IST