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  1. Sleep and the Placebo EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... of the treatment. For example, in a study investigating the effectiveness of a new psychological treatment for insomnia it would be necessary to eliminate factors that are not believed to contribute to a beneficial effect but could foster ...

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  2. Dominion Diagnostics Now Offers Detection of 'Z-Drugs' Commonly Prescribed for InsomniaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Dominion Diagnostics, a leading national provider of drug testing, medication monitoring, and actionable clinical information, now offers a new laboratory-based urine test for the detection of commonly prescribed Z-Drugs. "Z-Drugs" are a class of non?benzodiazepine medications prescribed mainly for the treatment of insomnia.

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  3. Dominion Diagnostics Now Offers Detection of 'Z?Drugs' Commonly Prescribed for InsomniaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Dominion Diagnostics, a leading national provider of drug testing, medication monitoring, and actionable clinical information, now offers a new laboratory?based urine test for the detection of commonly prescribed Z?Drugs. "Z?Drugs" are a class of non?benzodiazepine medications prescribed mainly for the treatment of insomnia.

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  4. 7 Ways Sleep Affects Your WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Switched

    ... due to lost productivity, according to a Harvard study reported by Health.com. People who experience some kind of insomnia -- whether it be waking up in the middle of the night, or having trouble falling asleep -- cost employers about 7.8 work days' ...

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  5. Nine ways your partner is ruining your sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Northern Territory News

    ... out of bed and even leave the bedroom," says Rosen. It may sound counterintuitive, but it's actually a mainstay of insomnia treatment, she says - and it benefits you both. "It will help the person having insomnia to not be frustrated and allow for ...

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  6. My night in a sleep laboratoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Newsday

    ... as pain keeping people awake but there is a lot more going on. The eventual aim is to offer new ways to treat insomnia in patients. In the meantime I'm off for some porridge and a strong cup of coffee. If you want to volunteer to take part in the ...

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  7. brain sleep nodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | RedOrbit

    ... analyzed. However, they believe their findings could ultimately lead to the invention of new medications to treat insomnia and other sleep disorders, as well as the development of safer and more effective anesthetics. , where the use of designer ...

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  8. Differential sleep-promoting effects of dual orexin receptor...Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | BioMed Central

    The current standard of care for insomnia includes gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor A activators, which promote sleep as well as general central nervous system depression. Dual orexin receptor antagonists represent an alternative mechanism for insomnia treatment that induces somnolence by blocking the wake-promoting effects of orexin neuropeptides.

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  9. Nebraska woman retiring from church choirRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Washington Times

    ... she said. The piano has always been there for her, in the good times and bad. It's even helped her with a bout of insomnia. A few years ago, when she had trouble falling asleep, instead of tossing and turning or reading a book, Coffey turned to the ...

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  10. Reducing insomnia can decrease inflammation, lower risk for chronic disease in older adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Medical News

    Lack of sleep can make you sick. And while everybody has the occasional restless night, for those who suffer from chronic insomnia - some 15 percent of older adults in the United States - that sleep loss can increase the risk for cardiovascular disease , hypertension, weight gain, type 2 diabetes , and even lead to an earlier death.

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  11. How to ensure the quality of sleep then ensure the slimming effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | LivePressWorld

    ... system is still hard work, This information is transmitted to the brain, can cause brain active, leading to insomnia. B] Attention bedtime activities Bedtime activities can not be too intense, Or make brain nerve cells that control muscle activity ...

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  12. New Study Links Insomnia Drug to Alzheimer's; 100% Fruit 'Berry Sleepy' Provides AlternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | PRWeb

    Long-term use of several common anti-anxiety and insomnia drugs could increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease later on in life. According to the new study published in BMJ-British Medical Journal , consistant use of benzodiazepines -- including medications such as diazepam, lorazepam, alprazolam and clonazepam -- is associated with up to a 51 percent increased risk for Alzheimer's among those who use the drugs for three months or longer.

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  13. Treating insomnia in elderly reduces inflammation, lowers risk for chronic diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Science Daily

    Insomnia can cause chronic inflammation, which can lead to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and more. This study finds that curing the insomnia reduces the inflammation and hopefully reduces disease.

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  14. Best Herbs to Fight InsomniaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | HealthCentral

    If you are dealing with insomnia, you may want to try a natural treatment route before seeking out help with over the counter or prescription drugs. Countless people use herbs to treat insomnia with success.

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  15. Alarming Increase in Ambien EmergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... almost 5 million drug-related visits to US emergency departments in 2010.) FDA-approved for short-term treatment of insomnia , zolpidem is the active ingredient in prescription medications sold under the brand names Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar and ...

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  16. Sleeping seven to eight hours a night linked to taking fewer sick daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Fox News

    Adults who say they sleep between seven and eight hours per night miss fewer work days due to sickness than others, according to a Finnish study. The researchers calculate that if insomnia, apnea and other kinds of sleep disturbances were eliminated, the total cost of worker sick days could be cut by 28 percent.

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  17. Study: Alzheimer's linked to anxiety, sleep medicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KFVS12

    ... Xanax and Valium. Those drugs are named in the study as a link to an increased risk of Alzheimer's. The drugs treat insomnia and anxiety, but the study found over time the medications caused memory loss and diminished thinking skills in patients. ...

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  18. Anxiety, sleep drugs linked to Alzheimer's in older peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... Benzodiazepines -- marketed under such names as Xanax, Valium, Ativan and Klonopin -- are widely used to treat insomnia, agitation and anxiety, all of which can be early signs of impending Alzheimer's disease in the elderly. But the current study ...

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  19. Drugs used for anxiety, sleep are linked to Alzheimer's disease in older peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Los Angeles Times

    Alzheimer's disease appears to be more likely in those who have intensively taken a class of drugs, benzodiazepines, widely used to treat insomnia and anxiety, says a new study. Alzheimer's disease appears to be more likely in those who have intensively taken a class of drugs, benzodiazepines, widely used to treat insomnia and anxiety, says a new study.

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  20. Study: Anxiety drugs may lead to Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | WHDH

    A new study suggests long-term use of many commonly prescribed drugs may be linked to Alzheimer's disease. Researchers followed a group of seniors taking Valium and Xanax to treat insomnia and anxiety.

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