An acupuncturist and pain expert shares the 2 pressure points she uses to'quickly relieve headaches '
Tension headaches are no joke. They typically feel like a tight band around the head, and can stem from muscle contractions in the head and neck, stress or even poor posture. Many people take pain medications like acetaminophen and NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) to relieve…#acetaminophen (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With ‘Zero Covid,’ China Proved It’s Good at Control. Governance Is Harder.
Testing booths, ubiquitous throughout China, have been mostly empty since the Chinese government abandoned its “zero Covid” policy. Anyone can read what you share. For a powerful government that has bragged about its command of the country, its absence at a moment of crisis has made the public…#xiaoshu #zerocovid #acetaminophen #shenzhen #xukaizhen #chentianyong #chenmin #communist #communistparty #omicron (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Approval for new source of children's medicine days away, Alberta health minister says
Minister Jason Copping says a cache of 5 million bottles of children's formulations of acetaminophen and ibuprofen can begin making their way from a Turkish manufacturer to Alberta once two outstanding issues are resolved. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Pharmacies Are Limiting Sales of Kids ’ Pain and Fever Medicine
CVS Health Corp. and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., two of the largest U.S. pharmacy chains, are limiting purchases of children’s pain-relief medicines amid constrained supplies and high demand. CVS is restricting shoppers to two products each for in-store and online purchases. Walgreens is limiting online orders to six products and isn’t setting limits for in-store purchases. Walmart Inc. isn’t placing any purchase limits, while Kroger Co. said it is asking shoppers to limit purchases to two kids pain medicine products. Rite Aid Corp. isn’t limiting purchases. “Due to increased demand and va...
Source: TIME: Health - December 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ike Swetlitz/Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate medicine Source Type: news

CVS and Walgreens RATION children's acetaminophen and ibuprofen
CVS will be limiting purchases of drugs like children's Tylenol in-store and online to two products each. Walgreens will only allow six products to be purchased at a time online. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Acetaminophen aids with fever, pain
Tis the season for colds  , flu and even COVID-19. One of the best ways to reduce fever and pain is using over-the-counter pain relief medications. They come in many different names, shapes and sizes. According to Mayo Clinic experts, one of the most common and effective options is acetaminophen, also known in its brand fo rm as Tylenol. https://youtu.be/EGvPBGEucOw Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0:58) is in the downloads at the end of… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 13, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

As flu surges, L.A. faces shortages of kids' medications. Stockpiling can make it worse
As flu surges, L.A. faces shortages of kids’ medications. Stockpiling can make it worse As flu season approached, Antonieta Garcia knew it was time to replenish her supply of cough suppressants and fever reducers. But this year, she often walks into a store and finds only empty shelves. The…#consumerhealthcareproductsassn #acetaminophen #antonietagarcia #tylenol #orangecounty #losangelescountydepartmentofpublic #losangelestimes #pneumonia #target #americanacademyofpediatrics (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Presents First Data from MajesTEC-2 Trial of TECVAYLI ™ (teclistamab-cqyv) in Combination with DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) and Lenalidomide in Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma
NEW ORLEANS, December 10, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today new results from a cohort of the Phase 1b MajesTEC-2 study of TECVAYLI™ (teclistamab-cqyv), a first-in-class, BCMAxCD3 bispecific T-cell engager antibody, in combination with DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) and lenalidomide. According to the results, the immune-based triplet therapy regimen had a manageable safety profile with no unexpected safety signals observed. A very good partial response (VGPR) or better was achieved by 90.3 percent of patients with relapsed or refractory multiple ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Can't find children's Tylenol? You might not need it, doctors say
There are growing concerns over a shortage of children's Tylenol as America faces growing cases of a common respiratory virus and the flu. On top of that, COVID-19 is still circulating through communities. The combination of all three viruses have been dubbed by some in the medical community as a…#chapelhill #darshanpatel #chapelhillpediatrics #247 #kindermedkids #mariafarerichildrens #merritt #acetaminophen #kathymerritt #johnsonjohnsoncvs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meds for kids with pain and fever are in high demand. Here's what to do if you can't find them
Grant's Pass Pharmacy in southern Oregon is down to its last few boxes of children's acetaminophen and ibuprofen, and pharmacist Michele Belcher says she can't order more. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is It Too Late to Buy Vertex Pharmaceuticals Stock?
Investors love to see shares of the companies they own beating the market over, say, 10 years or more. But when that happens, there is always the worry that a corporation doesn't have much left in its growth tank. Take Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX -0.35%), a biotech that has delivered…#trikafta #tylenol #takevertexpharmaceuticals #vrtx #acetaminophen #vertexpharmaceuticals #crisprtherapeutics #vertex #tdt (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Performance of the paracetamol-aminotransferase multiplication product in risk stratification after paracetamol (acetaminophen) poisoning: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Yau CE, Chen H, Lim BPY, Ng M, Ponampalam R, Lim DYZ, Chin YH, Ho AFW.
BACKGROUND: Risk stratification in paracetamol (acetaminophen) poisoning is crucial because hepatotoxicity is common and can be mitigated with treatment. However, current risk stratification tools have limitations. AIMS: We evaluated the diagnostic perform... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Acetaminophen toxicity and overdose: current understanding and future directions for NAC dosing regimens - Jankovic SM.
INTRODUCTION: Although N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) has long been used for the treatment of acetaminophen poisoning/overdose, the optimal NAC dosing regimen for varying patterns or severity of the poisoning/overdose is still unknown. AREAS COVERED: Relevant lit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Small victories: South Africa is struggling to improve kids ’ health decades after apartheid’s demise
KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA— By her country’s standards at the time, there was nothing too unusual about how Nosipho Mshengu arrived in the world. She was born on the side of the road on 20 September 1993, as her mother tried to get from Mafakatini, a rural village in South Africa where there was then no health facility, to a Roman Catholic clinic an hour away. The bus she awaited was nowhere in sight when time ran out, and Mshengu made her entry then and there. This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. A little more than 14 years later, Mshengu was pregnant herself. Her labor story...
Source: ScienceNOW - November 22, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Shortage of children's pain relievers is crowding the ER — but there are solutions, doctors say
With the cold and flu season in full swing in many parts of Canada — and new COVID variants arising worldwide — supplies of pain medications containing acetaminophen and ibuprofen remain short on pharmacy shelves and parents are looking for options. So parents are tuning to the ER. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news