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Calcutta High Court admits dengue PIL, asks state about measures


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday admitted a public interest litigation related to the current dengue outbreak in West Bengal, and asked the state government to file ... Read more...

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Paracetamol takes pain out of rejection


February 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) A dose of paracetamol is enough to take the pain out of rejection and a broken heart, scientists say. The cure emerged in a study by ... Read more...

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Pharma company Granules India’s net profit up 42 percent


January 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Granules India Ltd., a fast growing pharmaceutical manufacturing company, has posted growth of 42 percent in its net profit for the third quarter ended Dec 31.The ... Read more...

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Desiree Phillips dies after taking extra paracetamol


December 15th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman has died after taking more paracetamol than the prescribed dose to relieve her pain. Desiree Phillips had undergone a minor surgery and used the pain-killer ... Read more...

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Popular painkillers can turn into real killers


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) Paracetamol, one of the most popular painkillers, could cause fatal liver damage and even death if taken in large doses for uninterrupted periods, according to new ... Read more...

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Party drug meow meow killing young Britons


October 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Party drug "meow meow" or mephedrone, used as a replacement for ecstasy or cocaine, and termed Britain's "favourite new drug" has caused nearly 100 deaths of ... Read more...

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Painkillers double risk of miscarriage: Study


September 7th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Painkillers such as ibuprofen double the risk of miscarriage in pregnant women, a study claims.Scientists warn that tens of thousands of expectant mothers are taking the ... Read more...

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Paracetamol, antibiotics don’t work in outer space


April 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Common drugs like paracetamol and antibiotics often lose their potency in outer space and would be useless for astronauts who are experiencing headaches or fighting infections, ... Read more...

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Paracetamol and ibuprofen for mild fever ‘puts kids’ health at risk’


February 28th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Giving regular spoonfuls of paracetamol and ibuprofen to children with a mild fever could extend their illness or put their health at risk, warn doctors.A misplaced 'fever phobia' ... Read more...

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Looking at a pic of a loved one ‘cuts pain by 44pc’


February 25th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists at Stanford University have discovered that pictures of loved ones have the power to dull pain.Their study showed that an image of a romantic partner dulls activity ... Read more...

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Fenugreek best way to ward off cold


January 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Don't reach out for paracetamol if you're down with a cold, instead, try out fenugreek in your curry to keep yourself warm, says a study. A nutritionist ... Read more...

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Paracetamol doubles risk of asthma in kids


November 30th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Babies given Calpol or other forms of paracetamol are twice as likely to develop asthma.Those fed the medicines in the first 15 months of their life are also ... Read more...

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Paracetamol for kids under 15 months ‘doubles their risk of asthma’


November 29th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that paracetamol use in children aged under 15 months can double their chances of getting asthma.Researchers at University of Otago Wellington conducted the ... Read more...

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Pregnant mums using paracetamol ‘may up risk of childhood asthma’


November 11th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Team of UK scientists has found an evidence suggesting that the risk of childhood asthma associated with prenatal paracetamol exposure may depend on antioxidant genes in the mother.Led ... Read more...

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Mild painkillers in pregnancy ’cause poor quality semen, cancer in sons’


November 9th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): A new study has suggested that use of mild painkillers during pregnancy may be a reason for the increase in male reproductive disorders in recent decades.The new research ... Read more...

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Use of Paracetamol may double asthma risk in teens


August 14th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that even monthly use of the drug acetaminophen may more than double risk of asthma in adolescents compared to those who use none ... Read more...

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Teenagers may develop asthma by taking paracetamol


August 14th, 2010 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Teenagers could double their risk of developing asthma by taking paracetamol, a widely used over-the-counter pain reliever, even once a month, scientists in New Zealand have said. Adolescents who ... Read more...

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Painkillers ‘raise deafness risk’


March 1st, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Popping painkillers such as paracetamol on a regular basis can increase the danger of going deaf, new research has revealed.Taking paracetamol at least twice a week doubles the ... Read more...

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Painkiller can boost breast cancer survival rates


February 18th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Women with breast cancer who take aspirin at least twice a week can more than double their chance of survival, a media report said citing researchers. The greatest ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen more effective than paracetamol for period pain


January 20th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): For relieving period pain, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen may be more effective than paracetamol, say researchers.However, according to the update of a Cochrane Review, it remains ... Read more...

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24 kids die after taking paracetamol in Bangladesh


July 23rd, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 23 (IANS) A private pharmaceutical firm in Bangladesh was ordered to be sealed after 24 children died on consuming paracetamol suspension, an official said. The drug administration ordered the firm to ... Read more...

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Swine flu spins out of control in UK; 100,000 more cases expected each day


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): British Health Minister Andy Burnham has told the House of Commons here that the swine flu pandemic is so out of control, that there could be more than ... Read more...

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Worker dies in poisonous gas-leak in Uttar Pradesh


October 3rd, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 3(IANS) A worker at a medicine manufacturing plant died in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, adjoining the national capital Delhi, following leak of a poisonous gas, the police ... Read more...

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Calpol safe for kids, say pharmacists


September 21st, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Calpol and other paracetamol products are safe to use in children and they do not lead to development of asthma, say pharmacists.Trying to assure concerned parents, the ... Read more...

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Regular paracetamol use ups asthma risk three-fold


September 18th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): People who regularly use paracetamol are at three fold risk of having asthma, a new research has found.However, the same effect is not seen in infrequent users.The ... Read more...

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Rosehip more effective than painkillers for arthritis


May 19th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
London, May 18 (ANI): Rosehip powder can be more effective in alleviating arthritis pain than painkillers, say researchers.The team led by Dr Robin Christensen of the Frederiksberg Hospital in Copenhagen ... Read more...

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Paracetamol and keeping active may be the best cure for back pain


November 14th, 2007 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
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Taking anti-depressants with painkillers increases risk of bleeding from stomach


November 14th, 2007 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
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