Acetaminophen

Walmart is hoping a simple packet could help curb opioid misuse

• <b>Walmart is taking what could be a major step to curbing the opioid crisis.</b>• <b><br>The company is supplying packets that can help patients properly dispose of their opioid prescriptions if they have any left over.</b>• <b><br>Misuse of prescription opioids is a contributing factor to the opioid crisis in the US, with</b> …

Business

Cancer gran died after eight days agony after hospital sent her home with only paracetamol to ease her pain

A great grandmother dying of cancer was discharged in agony from hospital with only paracetamol wasn't able to swallow to help her cope with the pain.<p>…

Cancer

Should let a fever run its course?

You may not always need to reach for medication when your child's forehead feels hot.<p>When your child has a fever, you may be tempted to reach for a …

Mayo Clinic

Nurofen told to stop claims it's more effective than Panadol

The makers of Nurofen have been ordered to stop claiming its painkillers are more effective than Panadol.<p>Ads insisted ibuprofen is faster and better …

Scientific Research

Acetaminophen in pregnancy: Is it really safe?

With up to 70 percent of pregnant American women reaching for acetaminophen to treat pain, infection, and fever, debate about the drug's safety is …

Medicine

Taking Paracetamol During Pregnancy May Delay Language Development In Girls

Toddler daughters whose mothers have taken paracetamol during the first trimester of their pregnancy may have an “elevated rate” of language delay, …

Pregnancy

New Study Links Pregnant Women Taking Acetaminophen with Language Delays in Baby Girls

Two-year-old girls whose mothers took acetaminophen during their pregnancies had higher rates of language delays compared to those whose mothers did …

Pregnancy

Makers of Nurofen ran 'misleading and deceptive' campaign against Panadol: court

"Nurofen is better than paracetamol for common headaches," declared the advertisements in women's lifestyle magazines.<p>The Federal Court has found …

Pain

Can you take paracetamol during pregnancy? Yes, but there are some to avoid

<b>Paracetamol is regarded by many as a safe and effective drug – but should pregnant women avoid taking paracetamol?</b><p>Many women avoid drugs of any kind …

Pregnancy

A Study Has Linked Ibruprofen To Male Infertility, But Don't Freak Out

A new study published in the journal <i>PNAS</i> find a link between high intake of ibuprofen and male infertility, including changes to male hormones. It’s …

Health

Paracetamol during pregnancy may delay daughters’ language skills

It’s important for us to look at language development because it has shown to be predictive of other neurodevelopmental problems in children. …

Akshay Kumar

Autopsy needed to confirm cause of death of Perth tourist in Bali

Indonesian police say an autopsy will be needed to confirm what caused a Perth tourist's fatal heart attack.<p>Father of three Clinton Dally had only …

Bali

Three cold and flu remedies to avoid

<b>There are stacks of products out there that claim to ease your cold and flu symptoms, but not all of them are what they’re cracked up to be. Here’s</b> …

Alternative Medicine

Editorial: Educate us on acetaminophen’s perils

Here’s a little-known fact: Acetaminophen — not alcohol — is the leading cause of acute liver failure in Canada.<p>Because the shortage of livers …

Pain

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may reduce fertility of daughters

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may impair the future fertility of female offspring, according to a new review. The article reviews three …

Pregnancy

Dear would-be mums, avoid paracetamol as it may impair fertility of female offsprings

Although paracetamol is considered safe for mothers-to-be, a study has recently warned that pregnant women should think twice before popping these …

Health

Paracetamol may impact fertility: report

The female offspring of mice given paracetamol while pregnant have shown signs of reduced fertility, scientists say.<p>Researchers are calling for an …

Pregnancy

Four ways to save money on cold and flu remedies

<b>In the UK we spend £300m on cold and flu remedies each year, but with such a huge number of products on offer in pharmacies it can be easy to spend</b> …

Alternative Medicine

At What Temperature Is A Fever Dangerous For An Infant? A Pediatrician Explains

Having an infant can be pretty nerve-wracking, especially for first-time parents. Until you learn each cry (and you will), every tear will break your …

Babies

'This is totally unnecessary': Calls grow for tighter control of acetaminophen

Acetaminophen, one of the most widely used and readily available painkillers in Canada, played a role in the hospitalization of Inuk activist Delilah …

Pain

Pill Cases, Procedures, Processes And Leadership

Every two weeks I sit down and sort out my mother’s pills into a pill case. I do the same thing for myself, but it’s a much different thing. I only …

True Regulatory Power Resides With Consumers, Not the Government | Economic Intelligence | US News

As President Trump talks about rolling back the regulatory state, it's worth pointing out something that politicians would rather us not know: There …

Opinion

Don’t Drop the Ball: Hangover-Proof Your New Year’s Eve

Anticipating some overindulgence this New Year’s Eve? Plan ahead: There’s a clever new anti-hangover vitamin supplement called Over EZ. It’s designed …

naughty

For Your New Year's Eve Hangover, Don't Take Tylenol

Feeling like a jackhammer is burrowing into your head and a cement mixer is churning in your stomach is no way to start the new year. But for those …

Alcohol

AFT adds Mexico license

AFT Pharmaceuticals has added Mexican company Laboratories Expanscience Mexico SA to out-license the product line of its patented combination …

Indigenous advocate denied liver transplant released from hospital

Delilah Saunders is returning home from a Toronto hospital after doctors determined that her onset of acute liver failure was triggered by a buildup …

Indigenous Peoples

‘Natural’ can be dangerous

The New Year is almost here and we are inspired to do new things; that may be to stop smoking, travel more, get our financial house in order, spend …

African-American News

Is Acetaminophen Safe to Take When You’re Drinking?

<i>Contributor: Christina Lindenmeyer, MD</i>There are times where festivities abound — and a few drinks later — our heads pound. Some people wonder if …

Health

Can Tylenol Really Relieve ‘Hurt Feelings?’

Is it possible that Tylenol can help alleviate not just physical pain, but social pain as well?<p>A growing body of research suggests that …

Psychology

'Don't let her die': Indigenous advocate denied liver transplant, family blames six-month abstinence rule

As a young Indigenous advocate fights for her life in an Ottawa hospital room, her friends and family are fighting a system that has ruled she does …

Medicine