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Painkillers 'Risky in Pregnancy'
Health & Wellness  (tags: painkiller, paracetamol, pregnancy, health, risk, baby )

- 2749 days ago -
Prolonged use of paracetamol and other painkillers during pregnancy may pose a health risk to baby boys, warn experts.
Codeine Painkillers May Be 'Unsafe, Addictive and Ineffective'
Health & Wellness  (tags: painkiller, medicine, addiction, unsafe, codeine )

- 2766 days ago -
Experts are calling for a review on the use of codeine in any medication - and even a possible ban - following growing concern over its safety.
Cup of Mint Tea Is An Effective Painkiller
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mint tea, Painkiller, Health, Medicine )

- 3097 days ago -
A cup of Brazilian mint tea has pain relieving qualities to match those of commercially available analgesics, a study suggests.
Why Don't Painkillers Work for People With Fibromyalgia?
Health & Wellness  (tags: pain, fibromyalgia, human, painkiller, receptor, morphine )

- 3885 days ago -
Patients with fibromyalgia, a common chronic pain condition, were found to have reduced binding ability of a type of receptor in the brain that is the target of opioid painkiller drugs, and thus don't respond to the types of medication that relieve others
The Maker of the Powerful Painkiller OxyContin --Pleaded Guilty Thursday to Misleading the Public
Health & Wellness  (tags: maker, of, the, powerful, painkiller, OxyContin )

- 4027 days ago -
ROANOKE, Va. - The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin and three of its current and former executives pleaded guilty Thursday to misleading the public about the drug's risk of addiction, a federal prosecutor and the company said.

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