What if I told you there might be a way to reduce aging-related muscle loss? Or limit the damage to a heart after a heart attack?

Recent research published in Frontiers in Pharmacology has uncovered some unexpected uses for acetaminophen, the common ingredient found in over 400 medications in the US.

It turns out that the common ingredient in Tylenol and Excedrin may do more than just relieve pain and reduce fever.

In this week’s episode, we’ll be diving into the fascinating world of off-label uses for acetaminophen. Now this is all very early days – with small sample sizes and very restrictive studies, but an interesting exploration nonetheless.

We’re diving deep into the research for a nerdy episode you don’t want to miss!

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 What you’ll lean from this episode:

  • The surprising potential benefits of acetaminophen
  • Including how it can slow age-related muscle loss and boost muscle growth in older adults with exercise
  • And why a small dose may even have a Neuroprotective effect when it comes to Alzheimer’s

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