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Aspirin, painkiller and preventer of strokes, may help against dementia


5 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Aspirin, the trusty painkiller that later became a reliable medicine against heart attacks and strokes, may extend its role to fight against dementia. The U.S. National Institute of Health commissioned an Australian university to study whether aspirin provides any significant benefits when used to prevent dementia. As one of the…

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Ibuprofen proves is best painkiller for children


28 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
For kids with fractures, ibuprofen is the best painkiller, according to recent study. Published in Canadian Medical Association Journal, the study determined that both ibuprofen and morphine are effective painkillers for kids as well as adults. Oral morphine however, had adverse effects, leading researchers to recommend that oral morphine should…

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Opioid painkillers effect is short, no long-term benefits


2 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Certainly, opioid drugs alleviate pain, but how long the effect lasts has been called under scrutiny in a new research. In the US, painkiller prescription reached levels bordering abuse, addiction, and even overdose. To counter the trend, doctors investigated whether it is possible to avoid taking the medication at all.…