Research: Paracetamol does nothing for back pain

NEW research has revealed the common household pain killer, paracetamol, may be no better than placebos for back pain.

A study published in the Lancet medical journal found the drug, most commonly used for back pain, examined three groups of people.

Of the three groups were one given paracetamol, one given a placebo and one given nothing to address their back pain, there was no difference in the outcome.



Hockey club's drive to give blood for Holly

Hockey club's drive to give blood for Holly

Today Kylie's Hockey Club members are donating blood in Coffs

Weather guru tips 300mm of rain to smash North Coast

Weather guru tips 300mm of rain to smash North Coast

Huge rainfall totals are being tipped by a North Coast weather guru

Major change for Lower Clarence highway works

Major change for Lower Clarence highway works

Lane changes and barrier installation part of new works

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