Centre bans 328 drugs including popular painkiller pills

The drugs includes 6,000 brands that produce painkillers, anti-diabetic, respiratory and gastro-intestinal medicines.

Sep 13, 2018, 08:29 AM IST

Taking painkillers during pregnancy may harm baby's fertility

Taking painkillers during pregnancy may lower the fertility of the unborn child in later life, scientists have warned.

Apr 16, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

Non-steroidal painkillers may harm your heart

The new findings point to the importance of closely monitoring the adverse effects of NSAIDs on heart health, particularly among individuals at high risk, said the researchers.

Mar 21, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

Swimming in cold water may be a better alternative to painkillers: Study

Doctors carried out a surgical procedure (endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy) on a 28-year-old man to curb his excessive facial flushing.

Feb 14, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Popping up painkillers may lead to obesity, poor sleep

If you are regularly in the habit of popping up painkillers, beware, you may be at risk of becoming obese as well as have poor sleep, a study has revealed.

Dec 07, 2017, 15:04 PM IST

New painkillers promise relief, reduce overdose risk

Numerous people die every day from opioid overdoses, which causes breathing problem in a person and eventually stop the breathing.

Nov 17, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Painkillers offer momentary relief, ayurveda a better alternative: Experts

The words of advise came during a day-long seminar at the Government Ayurvedic college Patna on the occasion of "National Ayurveda Day" on Tuesday.

Oct 18, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

Epidural painkillers do not slow labour, says study

Findings suggest that long-held practice of reducing or stopping an epidural in later stages of labor could be "out of date and misguided.”

Oct 11, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

Suffering from severe pain? Experts say THIS form of alternative medicine will work just as well as drugs!

 While acupuncture is widely used by practitioners in community settings for treating pain, it is rarely used in hospital emergency departments, researchers said.

Jun 19, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Try to stay away from painkillers, warns study

Previous studies suggested that NSAIDs could increase the risk of heart attack, but the timing of the risk, the effect of dose, treatment duration, and the comparative risks between NSAIDs were poorly understood.

May 10, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Suffering from chronic pain? Drinking coffee and getting more sleep may help ease the pain!

A new research suggests that sleeping habits coupled with daytime alertness-promoting agents such as coffee might help to get relief from the pain.

May 09, 2017, 23:44 PM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

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.

Mar 04, 2017, 09:50 AM IST

Suffering from constipation? Avoid these things!

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

Feb 21, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

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.

Feb 16, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

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.

Feb 05, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

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.

Dec 15, 2016, 22:19 PM IST

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.

Oct 31, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

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.

Aug 18, 2016, 16:19 PM IST

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.

Jun 23, 2016, 00:05 AM IST