Popular pain medicines sold over the counter could be bad for a developing fetus. A pharmacologist explains why, and why the FDA is warning pregnant women to avoid these drugs.
Inflammation is a sign your immune system is doing its job.
Anti-inflammatory pain killers such as ibuprofen should no longer be available for sale in grocery stores, but instead restricted to pharmacies.
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.
There is an increasing focus on alternative treatment strategies, developed to treat other diseases and conditions but re-purposed to tackle TB.