Wednesday Aug 27
Sleep and sleep disorders Q & A: Health Chats
We answered your questions about sleep during a live chat on cleveland.com. Check out the responses from experts at the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth Medical Center here.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Commonly Prescribed Sleeping Aid Linked To Doubling of Emergency Department Visits
I am an emergency physician on staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where I have practiced for the past 10 years.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Art Beat: Robin Williams in Alaska, young artists perform chamber music
I found no record of him even stopping over in town in the available newspaper archives, but colleagues dug up a 2010 interview with in 2003, however, he started drinking again," Aitkenhead wrote.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Drug Roundup: August 21, 2014
There have been several noteworthy developments in the drug space recently, which will likely have a material impact on the companies in this sector and the markets they serve.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Ways to Combat Insomnia
If you find yourself tossing and turning for hours, unable to go to sleep or stay asleep, you could be suffering from insomnia.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
FDA approves BELSOMRAA (suvorexant) for the treatment of insomnia
Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved BELSOMRA for adults with insomnia who have difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep.
Sham Hatch-Waxman Infringement Suits And FDA Citizen Petitions; A...
Under what is commonly known as "Noerr-Pennington immunity," persons exercising their First Amendment right to petition the government for redress are generally immune from antitrust liability, even though their actions may harm competition or competitors.
The China Post
Taiwanese consume great quantity of sleeping pills:
Taiwanese consumed a total of 327 million sleeping pills last year, and if placed in a line they would run the length of Freeway No.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
FDA Approves Belsomra (suvorexant) for Insomnia
August 13, 2014 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Belsomra tablets for use as needed to treat difficulty in falling and staying asleep .
UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves Merck insomnia drug
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it has approved a new insomnia drug made by Merck & Co.
U.S. FDA approves Merck insomnia drug
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it has approved a new insomnia drug made by Merck & Co..
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Insomnia drug reactions send elderly to ER
Geriatricians have fretted for years about the use of sedative-hypnotic medications, including benzodiazepines such as Ativan, Klonopin, Xanax and Valium and the related "Z drugs" like Ambien for treating insomnia in older patients.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Ex-U.S. attorney says he was on Ambien
Sal Perricone, the federal prosecutor whose career imploded after revelations that he was making anonymous online comments about people his office was targeting, is now claiming that he posted many of those comments under the influence of the drug Ambien and does not remember doing it.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Oxazepam: Anxiety Drug Reduces Fish Mortality In Water
Oxazepam, a drug that is commonly used to treat insomnia and anxiety in humans, has been shown to reduce mortality rates in fish when it gets into natural water supplies.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Sleepless in the USA: New study finds tart cherry juice significantly increases sleep time
According to the CDC insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic. The CDC warns that people who are struggling with sleep deficiencies are at risk for serious, debilitating, chronic diseases and even death from: "hypertension, diabetes, depression, and obesity, as well as cancer, increased mortality, and reduced quality of life and ... (more)
Aid For a Better Sleep
Approximately 70 percent of Americans suffer from a sleeping disorder during their lives and many of these people turn to prescription medications for treatment.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Use of sedatives tied to ER visits
Geriatricians have fretted for years about the use of sedative-hypnotic medications, including benzodiazepines like Ativan, Klonopin, Xanax and Valium and the related "Z drugs" like Ambien for treating insomnia in older patients.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Globe and Mail
The future of insomnia treatment: Non-drug intervention available from your family doctor
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