American Heart Association

Heart risks of popular pain relievers still unclear


NEW ORLEANS — A study doctors had hoped would provide some clear answers about which of the most common pain relievers was safest for people with or at high risk for cardiovascular disease has instead left experts puzzled about how to interpret the results.

The conclusion […]

FDA: Naproxen not safer on heart than other pain relievers

New research isn’t strong enough to conclude that naproxen is safer on the heart than other NSAIDs used by millions of Americans to treat aches and pains, a majority of federal health experts said Tuesday.

The controversy over the drugs, known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs, prompted the review […]