Ibuprofen (image) Texas A&M AgriLife Communications Share Print E-Mail Caption Ibuprofen, a common over-the-counter drug worldwide, added to the healthy lifespan of yeast, worms and flies in a recent study. Credit Texas A&M AgriLife Research/Kathleen Phillips Usage Restrictions Not for resale. Use with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.