Alkem Laboratories launches Ibuprofen, Famotidine tablets in US market
Drug firm Alkem Laboratories on Wednesday announced the launch of Ibuprofen and Famotidine tablets, used to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, in the US. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

When is Post-Operative Bleeding Most Likely to Occur after a Tonsillectomy?
Discussion Tonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the US with pressure equalizing tubes and circumcisions also being among the top procedures. About 500,000 are performed yearly in the US in children under 15 years. Primary indications are recurrent throat infections (e.g. “
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Ibuprofen side effects: Painkiller can increase risk of three life-threatening conditions
IBUPROFEN and other painkiller medicines that fall into the category of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can raise your risk of heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure. How much is safe to take before you're at greater risk of complications? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NPPA approves price rise of 50 per cent for carbamazepine, ranitidine, ibuprofen
NPPA, in its meeting on June 28, deliberated upon the case of upward price revision of the formulations of these drugs under Para 19 of DPCO 2013 and noted that the scheduled formulations being considered for upward price revision are low-priced drugs and have been under repeated price controls, it added. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart health and drug safety: Common cold medications can increase your blood pressure and heart attack risk
(Natural News) The common cold is caused by a viral infection in your upper respiratory tract. Although it isn’t fatal, it comes with a variety of symptoms that can disrupt your day-to-day activities. Many people depend on over-the-counter (OTC) drugs to deal with these symptoms. But according to recent studies, common cold medications like ibuprofen and decongestants bring more... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA strengthens warning that non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can cause heart attacks or strokes
[FDA strengthens warning that non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can cause heart attacks or strokes (FDA Drug Safety Communication). Based on FDA ’s comprehensive review of new safety information, the agency is requiring updates to the drug labels of all prescription NSAIDs. Widely used to treat pain and fever from many different long- and short-term medical conditions such as arthritis, menstrual cramps, headaches, colds, and the flu, NSAI Ds are available by prescription and OTC. Examples of NSAIDs include ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, and celecoxib. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation...
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 29, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Pursuing safer, cheaper pharmaceuticals via electromagnetic control at the atomic level
(Texas A&M University) Commonplace pharmaceuticals, such as ibuprofen, can carry with them an inherent flaw in their atomic structure, which pairs the active, beneficial ingredient with a potentially ineffective -- or even toxic -- counterpart. New research could hold the key to more easily isolating the good while removing the unwanted. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 16, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Doctors May Be Overprescribing Opioids After Surgeries
Many patients could get the same level of pain relief from ibuprofen or acetaminophen without the risk of addiction. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors May Be Overprescribing Opioids After Surgeries
MONDAY, June 14, 2021 -- Many patients who are prescribed opioids after surgery could get the same level of pain relief with non-opioid alternatives such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen without the risk of addiction, researchers say. " Opioids have... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs superior to codeine for managing outpatient postoperative pain
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen provide better pain control and have fewer adverse effects than codeine, a commonly prescribed opioid, when prescribed after outpatient surgery, according to new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are the Side Effects of Ibuprofen?
Title: What Are the Side Effects of Ibuprofen?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - May 20, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Ibuprofen, Similar Painkillers Won't Raise Risks for COVID Patients
MONDAY, May 10, 2021 -- Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen doesn't make COVID-19 worse or more deadly, a new study finds. When the pandemic began, doctors debated if NSAIDs increased the severity of COVID-19, but... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 10, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Duexis (ibuprofen and famotidine)
Title: Duexis (ibuprofen and famotidine)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 7, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

The Lancet Rheumatology: Largest study to date confirms non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications do not result in worse COVID-19 outcomes
(The Lancet) The use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, does not lead to higher rates of death or severe disease in patients who are hospitalised with COVID-19, according to a new observational study of more than 72,000 people in the UK published in The Lancet Rheumatology journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tris Pharma Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Infants ’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, Due to Potential Higher Concentrations of Ibuprofen
Tris Pharma, Inc. has voluntarily recalled three (3) lots of Infants ’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, to the retail level. The recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

What Not To Do When You Get A COVID-19 Vaccine
Coronavirus experts share the latest vaccination advice on ibuprofen, tattoos, alcohol, exercise and avoiding side effects. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oncotarget: Ibuprofen disrupts protein complex in colorectal cells
(Impact Journals LLC) The Oncotarget data shed new light on the biochemical mechanisms behind ibuprofen's action on alternative spliced RAC1B and may support its use in personalized approaches to CRC therapy or chemoprevention regimens. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Painkillers: Don’t take aspirin with ibuprofen without medical advice - NHS warning
THE PAINKILLER aspirin is useful for treating headaches, toothache, and bringing down your temperature when you're feeling ill. However, as with any drug, it can interact with other medication. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strides Pharma Science arm gets American drug regulator's nod for pain relieving drug
Strides Pharma Global Pte. Limited, Singapore, has received approval for Ibuprofen Oral Suspension USP, 100 mg/5 mL from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), Strides Pharma Science said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Take a Painkiller Before Your COVID Vaccine?
The CDC advises you not take pain medications like Motrin, Advil or Tylenol before getting your COVID-19 vaccine. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ibuprofen side effects: Four ‘serious’ reactions - call a doctor straight away
IBUPROFEN is an everyday painkiller used to treat aches and pains such as back pain and period pain. It also treats inflammation like strains and sprains. But like all medication, ibuprofen can cause some serious side effects. Here are four signs when you should call a doctor. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which Pain Relievers Are OK Before, After Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccines
Covid-19 vaccination can lead to side effects. But can taking pain medications like ibuprofen reduce the effectiveness of the vaccine? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Painkiller warning: Ibuprofen may make asthma symptoms worse
IBUPROFEN is a painkiller which can be taken to ease back pain, toothache, arthritis and strains. However, if you suffer from asthma you have to be careful when taking the medication. It could exacerbate breathing difficulties. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ibuprofen side effects: 'Black poo' is a serious side effect of taking too much
IBUPROFEN is an everyday painkiller for a range of aches and pains, including back pain. Although side effects are not common, taking too much ibuprofen can cause serious side effects, including black poo. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is it safe to take Tylenol or ibuprofen before or after the Covid vaccine?
The evidence is limited, but some painkillers might interfere with the body's immune response. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can OTC pain relievers reduce vaccine effectiveness? It might depend on when you take them.
The advice on taking medications like Ibuprofen and Tylenol before your vaccine has been mixed. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Angela Fritz Source Type: news

Surgery Patients Just as Satisfied With Opioid-Sparing Pain Treatment Surgery Patients Just as Satisfied With Opioid-Sparing Pain Treatment
Patients who received preoperative counseling along with prescriptions for acetaminophen, ibuprofen and a small number of opioid pills for the week following surgery reported less pain and similar satisfaction to those who received typical opioid prescriptions, a new study finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine? Don ’t take over-the-counter pain relievers beforehand, experts say
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine? Avoid taking ibuprofen or acetaminophen beforehand, say experts who have expressed concerns that these... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor says taking Tylenol or Advil before getting a vaccine will DULL the effectiveness of the shot
Infectious disease specialists say taking acetaminophen or ibuprofen to prevent coronavirus vaccine side effects may prevent the immune system from producing antibodies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

Can you take ibuprofen after covid vaccine?
COVID vaccination programmes have inoculated more than 2.5 million people in the UK as health officials have stepped up work during the third national lockdown. Can you take ibuprofen after having the Covid vaccine? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID Vaccine Side Effects More Common After 2nd Dose, Says Dr. Mallika Marshall
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Dr. Mallika Marshall Kristina Rex Source Type: news

Can you take paracetamol and ibuprofen at the same time? What you need to know
PARACETAMOL is a common painkiller used to treat aches and pain. It can also be used to reduce a high temperature. People are often wary about taking paracetamol and ibuprofen at the same time but are these fears unfounded? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is a laceration?
It's human nature to avoid contact with sharp objects because we know they can cause us an ordeal of pain, bleeding and scars. However, when accidents happen, you may be left caring for a laceration wound. Here's your quick guide to laceration treatment and prevention: Lacerations are open wounds caused by sharp objects. What are lacerations? This type of open wound occurs when a sharp object cuts or tears the skin. According to Healthline, laceration wounds are often the result of accidents with knives, tools or machinery. Extensive bleeding is possible, especially with deep lacerations. How do you treat a lacer...
Source: Advanced Tissue - November 23, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care Source Type: news

Ibuprofen vs. Acetaminophen for Pain and Fever in Infants
Both drugs appear to be effective for relief of fever and pain in children under 2, though ibuprofen may offer some marginal benefits. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Ibuprofen (Drug) acetaminophen Babies and Infants Fever Tylenol (Drug) Research JAMA Network Open Source Type: news

Tylenol Or Motrin For Children? New Study Suggests One Is Better Than The Other
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

‘ You Cannot Get COVID From These Vaccines, ’ Researcher Says Of Moderna Tests
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Featured Health Healthcare Status Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Cambridge News Cheryl Fiandaca Coronavirus Moderna Moderna Therapeutics Source Type: news

FDA Warns of Painkiller Risk During Pregnancy
The FDA warned on Thursday that taking widely used painkillers called NSAIDS -- which include Advil, Motrin, Aleve and Celebrex -- at 20 weeks or later in a pregnancy could raise the risk of complications. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA extends pregnancy warning for common pain relievers
U.S. health officials are expanding the time period that pregnant women should avoid pain relievers including Advil and Aleve (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The remedies that can make your problem WORSE
When the Covid-19 pandemic first hit the UK, thousands turned to the trusty painkiller ibuprofen to combat symptoms such as headaches and fever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Hospitalized With Coronavirus – Dr. Mallika Marshall Looks Ahead
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Coronavirus Dr. Mallika Marshall President Trump Coronavirus Source Type: news

6 Natural and effective alternatives to ibuprofen
(Natural News) Over-the-counter medicines (OTCs) are a double-edged sword: They are readily available and can relieve your symptoms quickly, but once you have become reliant on them, they can make you sicker with adverse side effects. Ibuprofen is one such OTC medicine: While it’s used at a rate of billions of doses every year to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NSAIDs not associated with more severe coronavirus disease, study finds
(PLOS) The use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and diclofenac, is not associated with any adverse effects in people who have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a new study published September 8 in PLOS Medicine by Anton Potteg å rd of the University of Southern Denmark and colleagues from Aarhus University Hospital and the Danish Medicines Agency. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

What Is In A Ketogenic Diet?
Discussion Epilepsy is a common problem for the general pediatrician. Its incidence is estimated at 41-87/100,000 children. While many children are controlled with medication, it is also estimated that up to 1/3 will develop drug-resistant epilepsy. Some children may have an identifiable seizure focus that may be amenable to surgery, but many others do not. One option for potential control is a ketogenic diet (KD). Indications for KD usually are for drug-resistant epilepsy including partial and complex seizure patterns as well as some metabolic disorders such as glucose transport 1 deficiency syndrome. It has also found ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Thyroid inflammation linked to anxiety disorders
(European Society of Endocrinology) Patients with autoimmune inflammation of their thyroid may be at greater risk of developing anxiety, according to a study being presented at e-ECE 2020. The study found that people with anxiety may also have inflammation in their thyroid gland that can be reduced by taking the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory, ibuprofen. These findings suggest that thyroid function may play an important role in the development of anxiety disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news