Paracetamol abuse could cause liver, kidney failures
A medical doctor with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Gbenga Adebusoye, has warned that abuse of paracetamol in general and in tenderising meat in particular, could lead to liver and kidney failures.
Cooking with paracetamol causes liver, kidney failure, NAFDAC warns
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned food vendors and others against the use of paracetamol as tenderiser in cooking...
Lagosians express concerns following NAFDAC’s alert on using Paracetamol for food preparation
Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment.
Taking paracetamol while pregnant could lead to behavioral issues for children
Women who take paracetamol while pregnant risk having children with behaviour problems, a study suggests.
Child asthma associated with paracetamol
Children given paracetamol in their first two years of life may be at greater risk of asthma, a study has found.Paracetamol is recommended to treat most kinds of childhood ailments, including headache, stomach ache and cold symptoms, while it can also be used to reduce fever.
Paracetamol in pregnancy raises children's risk of attention deficit disorder, autism by 30%
Pregnant women who take paracetamol are up to 30 per cent more likely to have children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research suggests.
‘Curry ingredient more effective than paracetamol at easing painful injuries’
Turmeric is more effective than popular painkillers at easing the agony of sports injuries, new research suggests. After less than three weeks, taking a key component of the Indian staple spice, known as curcumin, eases injured rugby players’ discomfort just as much paracetamol or ibuprofen, but without their side effects, a study found. Those opting…
Paracetamol use during pregnancy linked to language delay in girls
In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States (U.S.), found an elevated rate of language delay...
Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may reduce fertility of daughters
Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may impair the future fertility of female offspring, according to a review published in Endocrine Connections.