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# painkillers - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis
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The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis

Dec 22nd 2020, 9:10 PM 34,176 Views 15 Comments

The opioid crisis has claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the US since 1999.

# painkillers - Friday 7 December, 2018

'Any time there is medication involved everyone needs to be very, very cautious'
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From The42
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'Any time there is medication involved everyone needs to be very, very cautious'

Dec 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 19,257 Views 62 Comments

Leinster coach Leo Cullen underlined the quality of the province’s medical team.

# painkillers - Thursday 6 December, 2018

How common is the use of painkillers in modern rugby?
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From The42
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How common is the use of painkillers in modern rugby?

Dec 6th 2018, 8:00 PM 20,519 Views 39 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll spoke frankly about the use of pills last night.

'A difene and a couple of co-codamol': O'Driscoll opens up on painkiller use in rugby
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From The42
# Pain Game

'A difene and a couple of co-codamol': O'Driscoll opens up on painkiller use in rugby

Dec 6th 2018, 9:24 AM 46,195 Views 83 Comments

‘It almost became like habit where it gave me a fighting chance if I wasn’t feeling 100%.’

# painkillers - Friday 2 February, 2018

Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study
# Fertility
# Fertility

Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study

Feb 2nd 2018, 7:46 AM 18,546 Views 32 Comments

One in three women are estimated to use ibuprofen in the first three months of pregnancy.

# painkillers - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Singer Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says
# Opioids
# Opioids

Singer Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says

Jan 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 25,392 Views 25 Comments

The 66-year-old passed away on 3 October 2017.

# painkillers - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

British woman sentenced to three years for smuggling 290 Tramadol tablets into Egypt
# Painkillers
# Painkillers

British woman sentenced to three years for smuggling 290 Tramadol tablets into Egypt

Dec 26th 2017, 1:50 PM 42,002 Views 53 Comments

Laura Plummer says she was bringing painkillers for her boyfriend.

# painkillers - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day
# Painkillers
# Painkillers

Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day

Aug 13th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,423 Views 0 Comments

Many people buy pills illegally when their prescriptions run out.

# painkillers - Sunday 21 August, 2016

New painkiller is as powerful as morphine - but without the dangerous side-effects
# Highly Effective
# Highly Effective

New painkiller is as powerful as morphine - but without the dangerous side-effects

Aug 21st 2016, 10:00 AM 39,131 Views 23 Comments

The synthetic drug, PZM21, also does not produce addiction.

# painkillers - Monday 18 July, 2011

Simple painkillers 'can help dementia patients'
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# Dementia

Simple painkillers 'can help dementia patients'

Jul 18th 2011, 9:08 AM 1,260 Views 2 Comments

Research claims that drugs like paracetamol reduces agitation in patients – and could be substitute for antipsychotic meds.

# painkillers - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers
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# Health

Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers

Feb 17th 2011, 11:54 AM 1,115 Views 2 Comments

Researchers discover that the opposite of the placebo effect also exists – if we believe a drug isn’t working on our bodies, then it probably won’t.