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  1. Sedatives Less Safe, More Used in Older AdultsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | InteliHealth

    ... younger adults, a new study shows. The study focused on benzodiazepines. These drugs are used to treat anxiety and insomnia. Examples include alprazolam (Xanax), diazepam (Valium) and lorazepam (Ativan). The study was based on a U.S. prescription ...

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  2. New Counting Sheep coffee features herbal sedative to help you sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... y & Sleep Medicine in Virginia, told Today.com. And while some form of valeria has been used for centuries to treat insomnia, scientific evidence of its effectiveness remains inconclusive.

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  3. 5 Ways to Naturally Balance Your ThyroidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | News Max

    ... increase the levels of hormone production. For those with an overactive thyroid, exercise can help with symptoms of insomnia and mood. 4. Stress: Minimizing stress is an important strategy to help naturally balance the thyroid. Endocrine Web reports ...

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  4. Lack of Sleep is Affecting Americans, Finds the National Sleep FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Sys-Con Media

    ... about sleep as a vital sign of health and well-being." Gender divides sleep issues. Women are more likely to report insomnia symptoms; men are more likely to say they snore, supporting previous data that have shown women are more commonly diagnosed ...

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  5. Eisai Demonstrates Efficacy of Investigational Dual Orexin Receptor...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | JCN Network

    Tokyo, Dec 10, 2014 - - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has presented data from a Phase II clinical study on its in-house-developed investigational dual orexin receptor antagonist E2006 in patients with insomnia disorder at the 53rd American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting held from December 7 through 11, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. In the study, E2006 demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in sleep initiation and sleep maintenance without increasing next-day residual sleepiness when compared with placebo.

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  6. Eisai Demonstrates Efficacy of Investigational Dual Orexin Receptor...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sys-Con Media

    Presented at 53rd American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting Tokyo, Dec 10, 2014 - - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has presented data from a Phase II clinical study on its in-house-developed investigational dual orexin receptor antagonist E2006 in patients with insomnia disorder at the 53rd American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting held from December 7 through 11, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. In the study, E2006 demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in sleep initiation and sleep maintenance without increasing next-day residual sleepiness when compared with placebo.

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  7. Insomnia still plagues CantabriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Press On-Line

    ... and nationwide (247,000). "In the 'developed world', up to 15 per cent of the adult population suffer from chronic insomnia that affects their day," he says. "Insomnia is most commonly associated with stress. While a stressful event may trigger a ...

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  8. WTF Is Scentscaping?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Switched

    ... can help calm the mind and body almost instantly. But perhaps its most useful benefit is its ability to help treat insomnia in students. In a study of 42 college women, research found that the fragrance effectively eased sleep problems and ...

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  9. January and February 2014 EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2014 | Jax Fax Travel Marketing

    ... The guide will explain how coffee trees were used to reduce fever in a child and the Spanish elder tree could treat insomnia or a toothache. From the Mayan medicine trail, it is a short walk to the resort's Blue Morpho Butterfly farm, where these ...

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  10. FDA Regulatory and Compliance Monthly Recap - November 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | jdsupra.com

    ... The regulator contends that the issue is that the drug hasn't been proven to be safer or more effective than other insomnia treatments, even though the company claims it has a "unique mechanism of action," which the OPDP notes "had not been ...

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  11. Cognitive Behavioral Tx for Insomnia Assists CA SurvivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Mental Help Net

    For cancer survivors, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia with and without armodafinil is associated with decreases in insomnia severity and improvements in sleep quality, according to a study published online Dec. 1 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . Joseph A. Roscoe, Ph.D., from the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, and colleagues conducted a randomized trial involving 96 cancer survivors to assess insomnia treatment outcomes.

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  12. Catalent and SELLAS Sign Exclusive Agreement for Therapeutic Reprofiling of ZolpidemRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | PRWeb

    ... see Catalent partner with SELLAS to repurpose zolpidem, an imidazopyridine drug currently used for the treatment of insomnia, for unmet needs in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease (PD) and the orphan indication Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ...

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  13. Catalent, SELLAS in Drug Development and Mfg. PactRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Contract Pharma Breaking News

    Catalent Pharma Solutions has entered an exclusive development and licensing agreement with Swiss-based SELLAS Life Sciences Group to support the development and therapeutic reprofiling of zolpidem using Catalent's OSDrC OptiDose drug delivery technology. The companies will work together to repurpose zolpidem, an imidazopyridine drug currently used for the treatment of insomnia, for the treatment of Parkinson's Disease and the orphan indication Progressive Supranuclear Palsy .

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  14. I'm just asking you to give me space. All of space. Make me the Emperor Of SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Daily Kos

    ... Against The Machine write a song about how evil this is?" Let me get this straight. I doze off ONE time during an insomnia support group meeting and suddenly I'm "not one of them." "Son"(snorts line of coke) "Let me teach you..." (tokes joint) "a ...

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  15. Sleeping Disorders DeconstructedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Psychology Today

    ... disorders, there are over 80 on the horizon, wreaking havoc on handfuls of tired eyes. Dysomniatic disorders, like insomnia and narcolepsy, are the most common. These ailments affect a person's quantity and quality of sleep. Acute insomniacs only ...

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  16. Teens Who Abuse Anxiety Or Sleep Meds Often Had A Prescription FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Switched

    ... that sleeping pills aren't always effective or safe, and many think their use should be limited. "If you have an insomnia disorder, you probably need to see somebody who specializes in insomnia, you might need extra help," says Michael A. Grandner, ...

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  17. Best Supplements For Your Brain: 4 Nootropics That Work Like Smart...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Medical Daily

    ... in smaller scientific studies though not yet confirmed in large scale studies. Some other people use it to treat insomnia as well as neuralgia and withdrawal symptoms while coming off opiates or benzodiazepines. In patients undergoing surgery as ...

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  18. Discover Expert Psychopharmacology Tips for InsomniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Psychology Today

    Insomnia is one of the most common symptoms patients report to their doctors. Up to fifty per cent of patients in a general medical practice complain of insomnia.

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  19. How to Rewire Your Brain for Better SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Lifehack.org

    ... at the Henry Ford Hospital found that people who ruminate on stress or try to avoid it were more likely to have insomnia symptoms. Other stress-relief tactics like positive reframing, religion and venting did not increase insomnia. If you are ...

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  20. Va. Medical Employee Charged with Drug FraudRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... wife, her son's best friend and two others. The only drugs improperly obtained were the painkiller Lortab and the insomnia treatment Ambien. The scam pumped out phony prescriptions using the names of its own participants and up to 40 unsuspecting ...

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