Uncontrollable rage could be controlled by aspirin.

Scientists have found having bouts of rage may be the result of inflammation in the body - so anti inflammatory drugs like aspirin could help.

Intermittent Explosive Disorder, sometimes referred to as "anger syndrome" usually hits people late in their teenage years. They are unable to control their impulses, have a lot of hostility and are prone to aggressive physical outbursts of anger.

Researchers in the US have found people diagnosed with IED had higher markers of inflammation in the blood than normal. So medications that reduce inflammation could be prescribed to treat the condition.

--Rob Archer