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Wednesday Aug 27 | Cleveland.com

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.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Forbes.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ambien, Zolpidem (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drugs

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

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.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Insomnia, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Health, Medicine, Nightmute, AK

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Value Line

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.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Merck , Allergan, E.Factor, Health

Sat Aug 16, 2014

PsychCentral

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insomnia, Alternative, Melatonin, Supplement

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Medical News

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.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Industry, Drug Enforcement Administration

JD Supra

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.

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Related Topix: Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Medicine, Health

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.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Drugs.com

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 .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Drug Enforcement Administration

Reuters

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..

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Ativan, Lorazepam (generic), Klonopin, Clonazepam (generic), Valium, Valrelease, Diazepam (generic), Ambien, Zolpidem (generic)

Fri Aug 08, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

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.

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Related Topix: Ambien, Zolpidem (generic), Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Scientific Blogging

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Serax, Oxazepam (generic), Anxiety, Health

Wed Aug 06, 2014

NewsTarget.com

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)

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Melatonin, Supplement, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ativan, Lorazepam (generic), Klonopin, Clonazepam (generic), Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Valium, Valrelease, Diazepam (generic), Ambien, Zolpidem (generic), Health

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The future of insomnia treatment: Non-drug intervention available from your family doctor

Health Advisor is a regular column where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Psychology, Science

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