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Health Check: how do you choose over-the-counter painkillers?

Article by Dr Michael Vagg


If you're anything like me, your medicine cupboard is chockers with various non-prescription pain remedies: liquids, pills, capsules, children's painkillers, formulations that are "gentle on the stomach" and products that claim to target specific parts of the body.

So what's the difference between these products, and...

Centipede venom could lead to new class of pain drug

Article by Dr Michael Vagg


A protein found in centipede venom could be developed into a drug to treat chronic pain that is as effective as morphine but without the side effects, researchers say.

The joint Australian-Chinese study, published today in the journal PNAS, found that a small protein in the Chinese red-headed centipede proved as...

Are Chiropractors putting babies at risk? (ABC TV)

Report by Dr Maryanne Demasi


'Catalyst' report featuring Dr Michael Vagg.

Australia faces silent epidemic of chronic pain (ABC TV)

Report by Sarah Dingle


'7:30' report featuring Dr Michael Vagg.

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