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4-step guide to soothing mosquito, tick bites with kitchen ingredients

Most insects that bite are disease free, but that doesn't stop spots they feed from driving us all half-mad with itching and irritation.

09 May 2018 11:30 AM

Daily ibuprofen may prevent Alzheimer's, says study

A daily regimen of the non-prescription NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) ibuprofen can ward off Alzheimer's.

28 Mar 2018 11:48 AM

Opioids no better than NSAIDs for chronic back or arthritis pain

This study shows that extra risk doesn’t come with any extra benefit.

22 Mar 2018 8:10 PM

Turmeric is more effective than painkillers at easing painful injuries

Study suggests curcumin-based product could represent promising safe, analgesic remedy in painful osteo-muscular conditions.

23 Feb 2018 9:18 AM

Taking high amounts of ibuprofen leads to heart attacks

About 15 per cent of adults taking ibuprofen or other NSAIDs like aspirin, naproxen and diclofenac exceeded maximum recommended daily dose.

09 Feb 2018 9:09 AM


Over-the-counter painkillers may influence emotions: study

Painkillers also affected the ability to process information. 

08 Feb 2018 12:12 PM

Ibuprofen during pregnancy may harm fertility of daughters

Exposure during first 3 months of foetal development results in loss of germ cells that make follicles from which female eggs develop.

02 Feb 2018 9:04 PM

Ibuprofen might be deadly for arthritis patients, says study

According to research, cheap painkiller increase risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure in arthritis sufferers.

30 Aug 2017 2:20 PM