Tag: Tylenol

Experiencing existential dread? Tylenol may do the trick

Contact: Anna Mikulak amikulak@psychologicalscience.org 202-293-9300 Association for Psychological Science Thinking about death can cause us to feel a sort of existential angst that isn’t attributable to a specific source. Now, new research suggests that acetaminophen, an over-the-counter pain medication, may help to reduce this existential pain. The research […]

Aspirin, Tylenol May Decrease Effectiveness of Vaccines: “if you block COX-1, you might be decreasing the amount of antibodies your body is producing”

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Kelsey Jackson JacksonKN@missouri.edu 573-882-8353 University of Missouri-Columbia Aspirin, tylenol may decrease effectiveness of vaccines Mizzou scientists discover aspirin and Tylenol block enzymes that could inhibit vaccines COLUMBIA, Mo. – With flu season in full swing and the threat of H1N1 looming, demand […]

Commonly used medications may produce cognitive impairment in older adults:

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen caisen@iupui.edu 317-274-7722 Indiana University Drugs, such as diphenhydramine, which have an anticholinergic effect, are important medical therapies available by prescription and also are sold over the counter under various brand names such as Benadryl®, Dramamine®, Excederin PM®, Nytol®, Sominex®, […]