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Ibuprofen Articles


Painkillers could help protect against skin cancer

19th December 2014

Research suggests regularly taking painkillers could help protect against some skin cancers.

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Ibuprofen caused allergic reaction

31st October 2012

Ibuprofen caused an 11-year-old boy to have a severe allergic reaction which almost killed him.

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Nurses more likely to recommend paracetamol

5th October 2012

Survey finds nurses are seven times more likely to prescribe paracetamol than ibuprofen for paediatric pain.

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Health risk from ibuprofen

5th July 2011

Ibuprofen can increase risk of a condition that can cause heart attacks and strokes.

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Parkinson's risk lowered with ibuprofen

8th March 2011

Research suggests taking ibuprofen regularly can lower your risk of developing Parkinson's.

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Warnings over regular painkiller use

15th February 2011

Regular use of over-the-counter painkillers carries real risks according to research.

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Common painkillers affect hearing

9th March 2010

Over-the-counter medications like paracetamol and ibuprofen are linked to increased hearing loss.

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Period pain helped by acupuncture

23rd February 2010

Studies suggest acupuncture could perform better than painkillers like ibuprofen.

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Painkillers do not block Alzheimer's

24th April 2009

A study has found that painkillers such as ibuprofen cannot prevent Alzheimer's disease.

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Paracetamol link to asthma

22nd September 2008

An international study finds that frequent use of paracetamol increases the risk of asthma.

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