health
Ibuprofen Added to the Potentially Bad For You List

A study looking at the use of ibuprofen and other drugs in its anti-inflammatory category of painkiller suggests it might lead to an increase in the likelihood of heart failure, but only if you happen to be over the age of 65. Read More >>

medicine
Nurofen Owner Gets a Slap on the Wrist for Bullshit “Targeted” Pain Relief Claims

Nurofen owner Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has been ordered to remove a range of painkillers from shelves in Australia, after the packaging of the products was deemed to be misleading. Nurofen Back Pain, Nurofen Period Pain, Nurofen Migraine Pain and Nurofen Tension Headache have all been found to be exactly the same product, though RB’s pricing and marketing methods were designed to trick consumers into thinking they were tailored to treat specific types of pain. Read More >>

medicine
World’s First Ibuprofen Patch Can Relieve Pain for 12 Hours Straight

Ibuprofen is an amazingly effective and impressively safe pain killer. Now, researchers have created what they claim to be the first ever ibuprofen patch, one that’s able to conform to the skin and provide a steady release of the drug for up to 12 hours. Read More >>

science
How Aspirin and Ibuprofen Actually Work Inside Your Body

Poppin' pills is a sorta magical, sorta scientific method in feeling better. When you get hurt? Pop pills. When you can't sleep? Pop pills. When you want to get high? Pop pills. But how do those tiny little capsules actually work? This video explains how aspirin and ibuprofen makes your body feel less pain. Read More >>