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News tag: Lancet


Sleeping pills posing huge health risk on astronauts

26 Aug, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Not surprisingly, several factors contribute to astronauts sleeping problems. First, the space offers no natural day and night cycle on which on body functions. Second, the rigorous and demanding preparation for space travel often push to extreme the physical, emotional, and psychological limits. Finally, sleeping in space is difficult. To…


Paracetamol is not as effective at relieving lower back pain

30 Jul, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Paracetamol, a popular painkiller used to treat lower back pain, has been called into question regarding its effectivess. Sufferers do not see improvements in their symptoms as quickly as previsously estimated, nor do they notice any positive impact on sleep quality, a recent research suggests. Doctors prescribed this painkiller to…