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Insomnia Newswire

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  1. Cut Your Sleeping Pill in Half: ResearchersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    If you're among the nine million Americans who take prescription sleeping pills to treat chronic insomnia, you may be able to cut your pills in half and still get some shut-eye. That's the key finding of new research by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania that found insomniacs get relief from as little as half of the drugs they take, and may even be helped by taking placebos instead.

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  2. Chronic Insomnia Symptoms May Improve With Placebo Pills, Reducing Total Drug Intake Over TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    Chronic insomnia is among the most common sleep disorders , with about 30 percent of adults reporting symptoms, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine . These symptoms include having a hard time initiating sleep, struggling to maintain sleep, not being able to fall back asleep, and just poor sleep quality.

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  3. You May Be Getting More Sleep Than You ThinkRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Isegoria

    You can have insomnia and still get an adequate number of hours of sleep. New research is showing that insomnia is less about the amount you sleep and more about what your brain does during sleep.

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  4. People with chronic insomnia may be able to get relief from half of standard sleeping pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Medical News

    The roughly nine million Americans who rely on prescription sleeping pills to treat chronic insomnia may be able to get relief from as little as half of the drugs, and may even be helped by taking placebos in the treatment plan, according to new research published today in the journal Sleep Medicine by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Their findings starkly contrast with the standard prescribing practices for chronic insomnia treatment.

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  5. Chronic insomnia sufferers may find relief with half of standard pill doseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    The roughly nine million Americans who rely on prescription sleeping pills to treat chronic insomnia may be able to get relief from as little as half of the drugs, and may even be helped by taking placebos in the treatment plan, according to new research published in the journal Sleep Medicine by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Their findings starkly contrast with the standard prescribing practices for chronic insomnia treatment.

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  6. Penn study says placebos could prolong drugs' effectivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... of the new study. "If these medications do not cure, which they don't, how do you treat patients with chronic insomnia for years or decades" with medication that stops working after 12 months? The new study, published in the journal Sleep Medicine, ...

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  7. Intec Pharma Ltd. Announces Pricing of U.S. Initial Public OfferingRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... disease patients, and Accordion Pill Zaleplon, or AP-ZP, is being developed for the indication of treatment of insomnia, including sleep induction and the improvement of sleep maintenance. This press release contains forward-looking statements about ...

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  8. Chronic Insomnia Sufferers May Find Relief with Half of Standard Sleeping Pill Dosing RegimenRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newswise

    The roughly nine million Americans who rely on prescription sleeping pills to treat chronic insomnia may be able to get relief from as little as half of the drugs, and may even be helped by taking placebos in the treatment plan, according to new research published today in the journal Sleep Medicine by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Their findings starkly contrast with the standard prescribing practices for chronic insomnia treatment.

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  9. Merck tops Wall Street 2Q forecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | NEWS.com.au

    ... portfolio of experimental drugs is improving and introductions of some new products are going well. Those include insomnia drug Belsomra, Zerbaxa for serious and resistant bacterial infections, and Keytruda, approved in the US for advanced melanoma. ...

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  10. Merck tops Street 2Q forecasts despite lower sales, profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... portfolio of experimental drugs is improving and introductions of some new products are going well. Those include insomnia drug Belsomra, Zerbaxa for serious and resistant bacterial infections, and Keytruda, approved in the U.S. for advanced ...

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  11. Specialist helps take on insomniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Sentinel

    Dr. Theressa Hanson of the United Hospital District -Blue Earth Clinic has had an interest in insomnia and sleep studies dating back many years. But due to life circumstances, she was unable to pursue her goals until her 40s.

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  12. The US military's medical college knew of a former doctor's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... procedures on one another and were provided nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, as well as a drug to treat insomnia and the antihistamine Benadryl, the report says. In sworn statements that are part of the report, unidentified colleagues ...

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  13. Military school knew of doctor's macabre ways for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... procedures on one another and were provided nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, as well as a drug to treat insomnia and the antihistamine Benadryl, the report says. In sworn statements that are part of the report, unidentified colleagues ...

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  14. Joe Jackson to throw lavish Brazilian birthday feteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | The Raw Story

    ... died on June 25, 2009 of an overdose of the clinical anesthetic propofol, administered by his doctor to help treat insomnia as the 50-year-old singer prepared for a series of concerts. AFP journalists cover wars, conflicts, politics, science, ...

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  15. New study suggests evidence for serotonergic dissociation between anxiety and fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of California, San Diego School ... Cognitive behavioral therapy is a widely used nonpharmacologic treatment for insomnia disorders and an analysis of the medical literature suggests it also can work for patients whose insomnia is coupled with ...

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  16. Talk Therapy May Help Ease Insomnia, Even with Other Health WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | MedlinePlus

    With cognitive behavioral therapy, people talk with a therapist to identify the negative thoughts and feelings that cause them problems, and to learn ways to solve their problems, according to the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health. Past studies have found cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia can improve sleep.

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  17. Health | Hey, Sleepyhead! Three Surefire Ways to Improve Your SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Go Local

    Are you dragging yourself out of bed in the morning? Do you lie in bed for an hour, or maybe more just pleading for sleep to come? According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 30 per cent of adults complain of insomnia . If you have a hard time falling asleep at night, there are solutions .

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  18. How the sleep industry has 'awakened'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... prevalence of many sleep disorders is also on the rise. Up to 10 percent of the U.S. population experiences chronic insomnia, and around 30 percent experiences insomnia symptoms in any given year. Sleep apnea has also seen a marked increase over the ...

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  19. Clinical Counseling: The physical/mental connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Ruidoso News

    ... giving them the resiliency to enjoy life again. Finally, many recent studies have shown that those struggling with insomnia have been greatly helped by CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy). As a matter of fact, insomniacs have been found to benefit ...

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  20. Ferrer begins Lorediplon phase IIa trial in patients with insomnia disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Medical News

    Lorediplon previously demonstrated - in a phase advanced model of insomnia - a potential best-in-class efficacy profile in terms of sleep maintenance and sleep quality when compared to market leader zolpidem Ferrer, a privately-held Spanish pharmaceutical company, today announces the first patient has been recruited into a phase IIa clinical trial to test the efficacy, safety and tolerability profile of Lorediplon in adult patients with insomnia disorder. The study is scheduled to be completed by Q4, 2016.

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