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Tramadol painkiller found in nature

For the first time ever, a synthetic medication produced by the pharmaceutical industry has been discovered in strong concentrations in a natural source. The surprising discovery by a team of European researchers is reported in the journal Angewandte Chemie. Led by Michel De Waard from the Grenoble Institute of Neurosciences, the team found that the […]

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Paracetamol use linked to asthma and male infertility

New evidence has emerged that the use of paracetamol and other painkillers during pregnancy may be part of the reason for the increase in male reproductive disorders in recent decades, while another study has strengthened the link between maternal paracetamol use and infant asthma. The first study, in the journal Human Reproduction, shows that women […]

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Study reveals profound effects of anesthetics on infants

Appearing in Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, a study on the brains of newborn mice has provided more evidence that numbing drugs used in obstetric or pediatric medicine can have profound and long-term negative effects, even after minimal exposure. According to study author Angela M. Kaindl, the findings highlight the delicate state of the developing nervous […]

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