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1 hr ago | Time

Tylenol and Panadol Prove No Better Than Placebo at Helping Back Pain

Paracetamol tablets sit on a table on July 24, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. In a new study published in the prestigious medical journal, 'The Lancet' the most common pain reliever for back pain, paracetamol, does not work any better than a placebo.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Australia, World News,

6 hrs ago | International Business Times

Paracetamol Has No Effect on Back Pain Study Says: Most Popular Remedy Gets a Blow

Paracetamol comes across as the first-line treatment for GPs dealing with acute attacks of the most common form of back pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

9 hrs ago | HON

Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved

Targiniq ER has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a long-term, around-the-clock treatment for severe pain when other therapies are ineffective or unavailable.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Health

13 hrs ago | Boing Boing

Back pain: Acetaminophen no better than placebos

A large-scale, rigorous study published in the Lancet found that the go-to, front-line treatment for back pain was no better than a placebo.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Australia, World News,

17 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Acetaminophen won't relieve my back pain?; Apple denies security backdoors; jealous dogs: What they're saying

Acetaminophen is found to be pretty useless for lower-back pain, according to a new study; Apple is denying building surveillance backdoors into its iOS operating system; and, hey... guess what... dogs get jealous.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Back Pain

21 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

Sleep well with these tips

If you have counted hundreds of sheep at bedtime and you still cannot fall asleep, you might suffer from insomnia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Insomnia, Health, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Sand Trap

Lower Back Fitness

Recent news discounts positive effect of drug, Paracetmatol, aka Acetominophen as found in Tylenol and other OTC meds for relief of lower back pain.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Back Pain

Mother Jones

For Lower Back Pain, You Can Skip the Tylenol

About two-thirds of adults have lower back pain at some point in their lives, and most are told to take acetaminophen, sold under brand names like Tylenol, Anacin and Panadol.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Back Pain, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

Live Science

Acetaminophen Doesn't Reduce Lower-Back Pain, Study Suggests

Acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol, works no better than a dummy pill at reducing lower-back pain in some people, nor does it help these patients get better any faster, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Back Pain

Journal Watch

For Low-Back Pain, Acetaminophen Is No Better than Placebo

Despite being widely recommended as a first-line intervention in low-back pain, acetaminophen does no better than placebo, according to a Lancet study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Australia, World News,

NewsOK.com

FDA approves new painkiller from OxyContin maker

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Health

ABC News

FDA Approves New Painkiller From OxyContin Maker

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.

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Related Topix: OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health

The Washington Post

Bad back? Acetaminophen may not work, try exercise

Acetaminophen isn't any better at relieving back pain than a fake pill, despite almost universal recommendations to take the drug, according to the first big trial to test it.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Health, Back Pain, World News

HON

Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer

"Patients sometimes have multiple lesions that are suspicious looking, and those that are itchy or painful should raise high concerns for non-melanoma skin cancers," study author Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, chairman of dermatology at Temple University School of Medicine, said in a Temple University Health System news release.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Health

Examiner.com

Pain in Cats

In evolutionary terms, cats are not only predators, but they're also potential prey for larger animals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Sand Trap

Update on my golfers elbow

's in the cream? Most likely it's a topical NSAID, like ibuprofen or similar. Same cautions apply coz the drug seeps into the bloodstream, the kidneys and blood vessels.

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Related Topix: Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Health

Scoop

Be Medicinewise This National Pain Week

This National Pain Week , NPS MedicineWise is urging people living with pain to know how to use pain relieving medicines safely, and to have a conversation with their health professional about both the type and dose of pain relief medicine that are right for them.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Australia, World News,

PhysOrg Weblog

Preemptive celecoxib cuts post-op face-lift surgery pain

Preemptive treatment with oral celecoxib appears to be effective in decreasing acute postoperative pain in patients undergoing face-lift surgery, according to a study published online July 10 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Health, Plastic Surgery

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CNN

Cobra Venom Relieves Chronic Pain

So, you're walking in a forest or desert or place where cobras hang out. You see one and, if you're like me, you run .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Pain, Headache

Health.com

Tips for Beating BBQ Burns

Before lighting up your grill, get up to speed on how to treat minor burns. It's also a good idea to learn how to recognize signs of a more serious injury, advised Dr. Sampson Davis, an emergency room physician at Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Health

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