Syndicate content

Painkillers

Common painkiller may substantially increase the risk of heart disease

Painkillers like Voltarol and Voltaren may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease by as much as 50 per cent, according to a new study.

Ibuprofen can damage men’s endocrine system

Scientists saw a hormone imbalance in 14 young men who took ibuprofen for two weeks similar to that of a 70-year-old.

Scientists find no link between antidepressants and homicidal behaviour

Certain medications that affect the central nervous system can lead to an increased risk of committing homicide but antidepressants are not among them, shows new study.

Decreasing painkiller use lowers symptoms of depression and anxiety

Reducing painkiller consumption reduces pain and symptoms of depression and anxiety, new research shows.