non-steroidal-anti-inflammatory-drugs

back pain

Ibuprofen isn’t great for back pain, but it’s not useless either

Ibuprofen is only a little better than a placebo in relieving back pain, according to a study at the George…

Painkillers like ibuprofen ‘increase risk of heart failure’. But we don’t have to stop taking them

Using common anti-inflammatory painkillers is linked to an increased risk of heart failure, according to research published in the British…

Paracetamol won’t ease the pain of arthritis

Paracetamol is ineffective at treating hip and knee pain caused by osteoarthritis, new research has shown. Osteoarthritis is the most…

Should you take aspirin to keep cancer away? For a small few the answer is yes

For several years it has been thought that aspirin might be a powerful way of reducing our risk of cancer,…

26 Aug 2015