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  1. Saturday 9Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Sweet Memes

    ... in August I'm allergic to everything. 3) Benadryl, the popular allergy medication, is sometimes used to treat insomnia. What do you do when you can't sleep? I take melatonin every night at dinnertime. That helps. I also use Tylenol PM whenever ...

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  2. Power naps for insomniacsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

    In a world-first study, Flinders Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr Nicole Lovato is recruiting patients to test the role of brief daytime sleeps as an adjunct therapy to improve the success of sleep restriction therapy, a main behavioural treatment for insomnia. While sleep restriction is highly effective, Dr Lovato said many insomniacs struggle to adhere to the therapy due to significant daytime sleepiness.

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  3. Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. Reports Positive Phase 1 Data With...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BioSpace

    Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. today announced that preliminary results from a Phase 1 clinical study showed that treatment with MIN-202, a selective orexin-2 antagonist, resulted in significant improvements in sleep onset and sleep duration in patients with comorbid insomnia related to major depressive disorder . Preliminary results from two additional Phase 1 studies also suggest that MIN-202 is well tolerated and possesses advantageous pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic features.

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  4. Can't Sleep? This Coffee Should Do the Trick.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... of Ambien. No magical sandman pharmaceutical infusion here. It's powdered valerian root, mama nature's own dreamy insomnia remedy, a natural sedative that people have used to nod off since the time of ancient Rome and Greece. The startup's dreamy ...

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  5. Commentary: Let's see: food or a bath for magnesium? Maybe bothRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Examiner.com

    ... with Epsom Salts, I'm hoping they'll consider taking up baths as a topic some evening. Because while researching insomnia treatments, there was Epsom salt popping up more than once, available at 3 pounds for less than $4 at the neighborhood Target. ...

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  6. Pre-sleep drinking disrupts sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... lead to improved diagnosis of children with sleep-related breathing problems. A new study is the first to show that insomnia symptoms mediate the relationship between alcohol use and suicide risk, and that this mediation is moderated by gender. The ...

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  7. Insomnia: Symptoms, Treatment & PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2013 | LiveScience

    Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by difficulties falling or staying asleep, even though people have the chance for adequate sleep. The condition can be short term , lasting days or weeks, or long term , lasting for a month or more.

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  8. 7 foods to help you sleep betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | TreeHugger

    The CDC calls insufficient sleep a public health epidemic, those who suffer from insomnia know it more as an awful vexing nuisance that hampers quality of life and taxes productivity. Not only that, it is linked to everything from car crashes and occupational errors to chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes, depression, and obesity, as well as cancer and increased mortality.

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  9. Crystal structure of the human OX2 orexin receptor bound to the insomnia drug suvorexantRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | CiteULike

    The orexin G protein-coupled receptors respond to orexin neuropeptides in the central nervous system to regulate sleep and other behavioural functions in humans. Defects in orexin signalling are responsible for the human diseases of narcolepsy and cataplexy; inhibition of orexin receptors is an effective therapy for insomnia.

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  10. Twin study suggests genetic factors contribute to insomnia in children and teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Medical News Today

    Results show that clinically significant insomnia was moderately heritable at all stages of the longitudinal study. Genetic factors contributed to 33 to 38 percent of the insomnia ratings at the first two stages of the study, when participants had an average age of 8 to 10 years.

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  11. Veteran With PTSD Prescribed Sleep Medication By VA Hospital, Ends Up With Weeks-Long ErectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Medical Daily

    ... Trazodone to treat his lack of sleep caused by PTSD. Trazodone is an antidepressant often prescribed to treat insomnia as well as depression and anxiety. According to the Weill Cornell Medical College James Buchanan Brady Foundation Department of ...

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  12. Genetic factors may contribute to insomnia in children, teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Medical News Today

    Results show that clinically significant insomnia was moderately heritable at all stages of the longitudinal study. Genetic factors contributed to 33 to 38 percent of the insomnia ratings at the first two stages of the study, when participants had an average age of 8 to 10 years.

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  13. Genetic factors contribute to insomnia in children, teens, twin study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Science Daily

    Insomnia in childhood and adolescence is partially explained by genetic factors, a new study of twins suggests. "Insomnia in youth is moderately related to genetic factors, but the specific genetic factors may change with age," said a study author.

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  14. Twin study suggests genetic factors contribute to insomnia in children, teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Results show that clinically significant insomnia was moderately heritable at all stages of the longitudinal study . Genetic factors contributed to 33 to 38 percent of the insomnia ratings at the first two stages of the study, when participants had an average age of 8 to 10 years.

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  15. Study links suicide risk with insomnia, alcohol useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Medical News Today

    A new study is the first to show that insomnia symptoms mediate the relationship between alcohol use and suicide risk, and that this mediation is moderated by gender. The study suggests that the targeted assessment and treatment of specific sleep problems may reduce the risk of suicide among those who use alcohol.

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  16. Natural plant oils can enhance brain functionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Daily Herald

    ... a calming effect on the body. Roman chamomile oil has a sweet, apple-like fragrance which can be used to treat insomnia and induce calming effects. The sedating effects are linked to the plant's naturally occurring biological compound apigenin that ...

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  17. Insomnia Drugs Pipeline: New analysis availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | PR-inside.com

    Insomnia - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 Summary The Insomnia - Pipeline Review, H1 2014, provides an overview of the Insomnias therapeutic pipeline. This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Insomnia, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action , route of administration and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.

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  18. Ex-janitor says company discriminated against himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Philly.com

    ... against him. Because of the alleged mistreatment, Danao contends he developed anxiety and symptoms of insomnia, for which he started taking medication. Then, in February 2013, Danao fell asleep for the first time at work at the Shops at Liberty ...

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  19. Study Links Suicide Risk with Insomnia, Alcohol UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | PsychCentral

    Further analysis also revealed that insomnia symptoms explained a significant proportion of the relationship between alcohol and suicide risk among women. For men, there was no direct effect of alcohol use on suicide risk, but there was a significant indirect effect of alcohol use increasing suicide risk through insomnia symptoms, according to researchers at Mississippi State University.

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  20. Insomnia symptoms mediate relationship between suicide, alcohol useRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | Newkerala.com

    The research has showed that insomnia symptoms mediate the relationship between alcohol use and suicide risk, and that this mediation was moderated by gender. The study suggested that the targeted assessment and treatment of specific sleep problems might reduce the risk of suicide among those who use alcohol.

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