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#painkillers

# painkillers - Friday 7 December, 2018

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

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? Heineken Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

How common is the use of painkillers in modern rugby?

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

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

# painkillers - Friday 2 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study Fertility

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

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

# painkillers - Saturday 20 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Singer Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says Opioids

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

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

# painkillers - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie British woman sentenced to three years for smuggling 290 Tramadol tablets into Egypt Painkillers

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

Laura Plummer says she was bringing painkillers for her boyfriend.

# painkillers - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day Painkillers

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

Many people buy pills illegally when their prescriptions run out.

# painkillers - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie New painkiller is as powerful as morphine - but without the dangerous side-effects Highly Effective

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

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

# painkillers - Monday 18 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Simple painkillers 'can help dementia patients' Dementia

Simple painkillers 'can help dementia patients'

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

# painkillers - Thursday 17 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers Health

Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers

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.