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Medical News Today: Is it safe to mix aspirin and ibuprofen?

Aspirin and ibuprofen are from the same family of drugs called NSAIDs. People should usually not take the two together. In this article, we discuss how to stay safe when taking aspirin and ibuprofen, what to do if you have taken both together by accident, and alternative medications that do not interact with NSAIDs.
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Medical News Today: Treating pain with magnetic fields

New research suggests that 'mechanoceuticals' may be the treatment of the future against chronic pain. Magnetic force can reduce pain signals in neurons.

Medical News Today: Can neck pain be a sign of something serious?

The neck is a vital part of the anatomy that supports the head and allows it to move. Pain can occur in the right side of the neck. Most causes are benign, such as sleeping in an uncomfortable position, but others are more severe, including cancer. Learn about nine causes of pain in the right side of the neck here.

Medical News Today: Ketamine could help reduce opioid use in the ER

Because of the opioid epidemic, researchers are testing the viability of alternatives, one of which is ketamine. A new study assesses its use in the ER.

Medical News Today: Chronic pain: New compound may replace opioids

Researchers have designed a drug that may soon be a safe, effective alternative to opioids for treating moderate-to-severe chronic pain.

Medical News Today: Major study finds ‘no evidence’ that cannabis relieves chronic pain

A 4-year prospective cohort study finds that cannabis may not be very effective for treating chronic pain that is not cancer-related.

Medical News Today: You may be partly conscious under general anesthesia

Under anesthesia, do we completely lose consciousness, or does part of it persist but in a different form? New research investigates.

Medical News Today: What causes chest pain and vomiting?

There are many potential causes of chest pain and vomiting, including gastrointestinal issues and panic attacks. Sometimes, however, these symptoms are an early symptom of a heart attack or another cardiac event in adults. Learn more about chest pain and vomiting in adults and children, and when to see a doctor.

Medical News Today: What does having both chest pain and headache mean?

When someone has chest pain and a headache at the same time, the causes are usually unrelated. However, some conditions can cause both symptoms. We explain these conditions here. We also discuss when chest pain and a headache might be due to issues relating to the heart or blood pressure, and when to see a doctor.

Medical News Today: What causes chest pain that comes and goes?

Chest pain can have many origins, including problems with the heart, muscles, and lungs. When this pain comes and goes, a person may suspect a problem with the heart. In this article, we explore possible causes of intermittent chest pain, how to tell when the problem is heart-related, and when to call a doctor.