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Do painkillers interfere with antidepressants?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Certain types of antidepressants may not work as well in people that take painkillers such as ibuprofen and aspirin, suggests a new study. Full story

More evidence painkillers lower colon cancer risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study adds to growing evidence that regular use of painkillers like aspirin or ibuprofen may reduce a person's risk of developing colon or rectal cancers - sometimes by as much as 50 percent. Full story

Can painkillers prevent melanoma?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New findings add to confusion over whether taking aspirin, ibuprofen or related painkillers reduces the risk of developing melanoma. Full story

Less bladder cancer in frequent painkiller users

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who use painkillers such as ibuprofen on a regular basis may be less likely to get bladder cancer, according to a new review. Full story

Ibuprofen use lowers Parkinson's risk, says study

People who regularly use ibuprofen to ease their aches and pains may be less likely to develop Parkinson's disease than those who do not use the painkiller, researchers reported Wednesday. Full story

Which painkillers are safest for the elderly?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A type of pain medicine long believed to be relatively safe for older adults appears to come with more risks than other, supposedly riskier, painkillers, new study findings report. Full story

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