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Merck Experimental Sleeping Pill, Suvorexant, Effective Says FDA
An advisory committee within the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has said that Merck's new drug for insomnia and sleep maintenance, named Suvorexant , is quite effective in helping people get to sleep and maintain sleep patterns.
Mon May 20, 2013
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Narcolepsy could explain sudden bouts of sleep
Dear Doctor K: I'm 40 years old and in good health. But lately I've been falling asleep suddenly during the day.
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News From Frontiers In Endocrinology, Microbiology, Physiology
Main Category: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Also Included In: MRSA / Drug Resistance ; Alzheimer's / Dementia Article Date: 20 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Frontiers in Endocrinology Differential roles of orexin receptors in the regulation of sleep/wakefulness Takeshi Sakurai, the lead author on the 1998 article that first described orexin, here ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Sleep Paralysis: the results are in
Earlier this month we shared the story of our director Sean Albertson and his battle with sleep paralysis, a very serious symptom from not getting enough rest.
Sun May 12, 2013
Lohan wants out: If she doesn't want it, why should we care?
Lindsay Lohan wants out of the Betty Ford Center because they won't allow her to continue to take Adderall , reported the New York Post on May 11.
Thu May 09, 2013
ADD - A Sleep Disorder?
ADD is now "epidemic" throughout America. With 13% of adolescents diagnosed in national surveys, people want to know just how big a problem it is.
Wed May 08, 2013
Jazz Pharma shares slide despite 1Q profit jump Shares of Jazz...
Shares of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC slid Wednesday morning, a day after the Irish drugmaker said in a regulatory filing that the Food and Drug Administration could approve a competitor's generic version of its top-seller, narcolepsy treatment Xyrem.
Tue May 07, 2013
Lindsay Lohan and Adderall: Illegal drugs are not the only addictions
Lindsay Lohan is on Adderall , reported Reality TV on May 7. Lohan, 26, entered court-ordered rehabilitation at the Betty Ford Center .
Fri May 03, 2013
Teva Pharmaceutical 1Q profit sinks 27 percent Teva Pharmaceutical...
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.'s first-quarter earnings fell 27 percent, as generic competition, a weaker Japanese yen and other factors dragged down revenue for one of the world's largest generic drugmakers.
Thu May 02, 2013
Three faculty named to National Academy of Sciences
Three School of Medicine faculty members were named as new members of the National Academy of Sciences on April 29.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Doctors' Column: Sleeping beauty for real
"And when he saw her looking so lovely in her sleep, he could not turn away his eyes; and presently he stooped and kissed her, and she awaked, and opened her eyes, and looked very kindly on him." So the Grimm Brothers ended their tale of "The Sleeping Beauty." But for people suffering from primary hypersomnia, life is no fairy tale.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
A.D.H.D. and Sleep
A New York Times Op Ed piece titled "Diagnosing the Wrong Deficit" by Vatsal D. Thakkar, MD was published April 28 .
Wed Apr 24, 2013