WOMEN who take painkillers during pregnancy could be harming the fertility of their unborn child, it was claimed last night.
The American Dental Association wants dentists to drastically cut back on prescribing opioid painkillers.
MILLIONS of Britons are having their lower back pain mismanaged, leaving them in long-term agony, experts warned yesterday.
Ineffective painkillers, costly surgery and MRI scans are dished out too readily when prevention and exercise-led solutions could help people keep functioning and aid recovery, experts say. A series of papers published in The Lancet lays bare the nation’s growing back pain epidemic and called for a new approach. Medics warned that all too often […]
PRESCRIPTIONS for powerful painkillers have soared by 80 per cent in a decade, figures showed yesterday. Doctors in England issued 23.8 million opioid drugs last year, such as tramadol – on which TV star Ant McPartlin, 42, became hooked after a knee operation.
The majority were for chronic and prolonged ailments like back pain, but some say they are ineffective in as many as 90 per cent of cases. Opioids, mainly fentanyl, oxycodone, tramadol, morphine sulfate, buprenorphine cost £263million a year, NHS Digital figures show, but there is controversy over their “seductive” effect. The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan, […]
POPULAR over the counter painkillers such as ibuprofen and paracetamol can interfere with our thoughts and emotions, according to “alarming” new research. The study showed that popular pain medications may influence how people process information, experience hurt feelings, and react to emotionally evocative images.
PARACETAMOL and ibuprofen are both popular painkillers. How many can you take in one day without overdosing? Daily Express :: Health Feed
British tourist Laura Plummer, 33, has been jailed for three years after being caught carrying painkillers into the country. Her conviction, having escaped the death penalty, comes after she was found with 290 Tramadol tablets in her suitcase for her partner Omar Taboo. She will also have to pay a fine of 100,000 Egyptian pounds […]
THE BEST painkillers are often considered to be ibuprofen and paracetamol. An expert explains how pain relief works. Daily Express :: Health Feed