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Chemist who invented ibuprofen after taking it for hangover dies

Chemist who invented ibuprofen after taking it for hangover dies

Technology
A British chemist who helped invent the painkiller ibuprofen after he took it to cure his own hangover has died at the age of 95.Dr Stewart Adams, who was awarded an OBE in 1987, died at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham on Wednesday. He has been praised for his "amazing achievement with the invention of ibubrofen" and was also described as "a genuinely nice guy".Ibuprofen is now one of the world's best-selling anti-inflammatory painkillers.Dr Adams, a father-of-two and grandfather-of-six who lived in Redhill, Nottinghamshire, said he used it ahead of an important speech in the early 1960s. He told the BBC: "I was first up to speak and I had a bit of a headache after a night out with friends. So I took a 600mg dose, just to be sure, and I found it was very effective." ...
The Hangover Cures Health Editors, Experts, and Influencers Actually Use

The Hangover Cures Health Editors, Experts, and Influencers Actually Use

Health
So last night a glass of wine turned into, well, a lot more than that—and now your stomach is churning and your head feels like it's splitting into a million tiny little pieces (oy). Before you swear off alcohol forever, check out these go-to hangover cures from health experts, influencers, and a few of our editors. These are the remedies they swear by to calm the nausea, replenish electrolytes, and get back on their feet after having one (or a few!) too many.Tea with ginger + a banana"I'll have tea with organic honey and fresh grated ginger root, and a banana. 
Ginger is a natural nausea fighter, and this trio also provides antioxidants, which can guard against some of the inflammation and damage caused by drinking (especially to your aching brain!)...