Fever is a normal part of healing, so whether we should stop it with pain killers should be questioned.
Parents worry about giving their kids pain relief. Four out of five experts say it's OK.
There is currently a weak process of checking claims made in advertisements for medicines, to ensure they don't mislead or deceive consumers -this could be abandoned if a bill passes parliament.
Just because it’s easily obtained, doesn’t mean it can’t be dangerous.
Ibuprofen can be obtained easily from supermarkets without consulting a health care professional. While this may make it seem it's benign, it can have ill effects if used inappropriately.
Targeted wallet relief.
Packaging and pricing have their own healing properties says an expert on the psychology of advertising.
There is little hard data on whether taking ibuprofen with food prevents gastric damage.
It's long been thought anti-inflammatory painkillers need to be taken with food to protect the stomach. But a handbook for doctors has recently moved away from this advice.
The dizzying range of “targeted” pain-relief options in pharmacies can make your head hurt.
A visit to the pharmacy for pain relief can be complicated. As consumers, we are faced with a bewildering choice of pain relief options. But why? Within the Nurofen range we have Nurofen for back pain…
Nurofen was criticised for claiming its products “target” different sites of pain.
In 2010, the promotion of the Nurofen range of products “targeting” migraine, back pain, tension headache and period pain was awarded a CHOICE shonky award. This was because all these products contained…