Insomnia

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The low down on Insomnia  -  23 Nov 2009
The Trinidad GuardianLocal medical practitioner Dr Vishnu Jelaal describes insomnia as one of the most common sleeping disorders in the world. Image: Keithos When counting sheep ...

Readers seek help to resolve sleeplessness  -  23 Nov 2009
Vineland Daily JournalCommon OTC sleep medications include: Over-the-counter sleep aids are meant to be used for short-term insomnia. Tolerance to the medication -- which means ...

Ask Dan: A 9-year-old suddenly has sleep problems  -  23 Nov 2009
Philadelphia InquirerAn estimated 20 percent of young children have insomnia, characterized by a chronic inability to get to sleep or stay asleep. And, as you imply, ...

5 Ways to fall asleep faster  -  23 Nov 2009
Times of IndiaA sleep log can help you make those connections, says Stephanie Silberman, PhD, author of The Insomnia Workbook. Every day, record how much caffeine you ...

Jackson physician resumes practice  -  23 Nov 2009
CNNMurray had been treating Jackson for insomnia for six weeks at the time of the singer's death. He told investigators he gave Jackson 50 milligrams of profol ...

American Adults Average 12 Minutes With Spouse, 9 Hours With Media  -  23 Nov 2009
Basil & SpiceWe are overwhelmed, we are exhausted, we have insomnia, we have huge appetites for food but none for sex. We experience substance abuse, headaches, anxiety. ...

Women's sex aid awaiting FDA nod  -  23 Nov 2009
San Diego Union Tribune...about 14 percent of the participants dropped out early because of adverse side effects, including dizziness, nausea, anxiety, fatigue and insomnia. ...

Primetime Picks of next week's TV  -  23 Nov 2009
Unreality TV (blog)Insomnia is a growing problem in Britain, but not just for adults. Children are getting less sleep than they used to. One in five parents believe that their ...

Too few officers, too many crimes  -  23 Nov 2009
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionThe woman says she suffers from insomnia, and needs help to sleep. “I admit,? she says. “I smoke weed.? Alexander escorts the mother into the house and ...

a healthy upgrade  -  23 Nov 2009
Joliet Herald News..."Adult and pediatric patients experiencing sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, insomnia and other sleep disorders have access to the latest diagnostics and ...

Robin Williams Reveals Weapons of Self-Destruction at NYC's Town Hall Nov. 23  -  23 Nov 2009
Playbill.comWilliams has often taken on dramatic roles as well in such films as "The Fisher King," "Awakenings," "Insomnia" and his Academy Award-winning turn in "Good ...

Hickory resident releases DVD on what she thinks leads to Alzheimer's disease  -  23 Nov 2009
Hickory Daily RecordTo be specific, Barham theorizes that chronic, unresolved stress leads to anxiety, depression and insomnia and can lead to other forms of mental illness, ...

Lenny Henry: 'Maybe one day we can have a black Doctor Who'  -  23 Nov 2009
This is LondonDuring rehearsals, he had insomnia and his blood pressure shot up, until French forced him to drink camomile tea and nap in the afternoons. ...

Bedding trends to fight insomnia  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Greenville Daily ReflectorManufacturers are developing new ways to combat insomnia, including some technologies introduced at this fall's Las Vegas Furniture Market and High Point ...

RIGHT AT HOME: Bedding Trends to Fight Insomnia  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
ABC News...(AP Photo/Beddings.com) Manufacturers are developing new ways to combat insomnia, including some technologies introduced at this fall's Las Vegas Furniture ...

Transcept insomnia drug may need additional study  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ForbesTranscept Pharmaceuticals said Thursday the Food and Drug Administration wants additional safety data on the developing insomnia drug Intermezzo to consider ...

Young inventor dreams up a gadget to see of insomnia  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Mirror.co.ukKate Evans, 25, designed the Light-Sleeper to beat her insomnia as a student. Trials were so successful it is being considered by the NHS, which has spent ...

Takeda Sues Teva Over Generic Insomnia Medicine  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
BloombergTakeda, based in Osaka, Japan, and its Deerfield, Illinois- based unit asked for unspecified damages and a court injunction against ...

Insomnia and Sleep Duration as Mediators of the Relationship Between ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Nature.com (subscription)Insomnia and short sleep duration, which are typical symptoms of depression, have also been shown to increase the risk for hypertension incidence. ...

Local restaurants compete for late-night food crown  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Ithaca College The IthacanInsomnia Cookies killed the competition and won the title of Battle of the Late Night Foods Champion. This was the first win for the dessert delivery store, ...

Hi Tech Pharmacal Subsidiary Gets Marketing Rights For Insomnia Drug In US ...  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
RTT News...(RTTNews) - Monday, specialty pharmaceutical company Hi Tech Pharmacal Co. Inc.(HITK: News ) said its subsidiary ECR Pharmaceuticals signed a deal with ...

Insomnia:The least fun you can have whilst you're awake  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
t5mInsomnia has stalked my every sleeping hour this week and I wish it would sod off and bother someone who really needs it. Like, ooh, I dunno… a narcoleptic ...

Transcept Pharma Loses Sleep over Insomnia Drug Approval  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Seeking Alpha (blog)...a nightmare for the Californian company, which now faces a significant delay to the launch of its middle of the night waking insomnia drug Intermezzo. ...

DJ Moby says no to sleeping pills  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
SifyTechno star Moby has refused to take medication for his insomnia because he fears he will get addicted to sleeping pills. DJ Moby regularly jets across the ...

Moby ''avoids medication'' for insomnia treatment  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Silentnight BedsMoby, the mixing master behind the likes of Porcelain and We Are All Made Of Stars, is regularly trekking between the US and Europe and his insomnia has led ...

LightSleeper: The drug-free solution for geek insomniacs  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
DVICEOne the common perils of gaming and cola-fueled geekdom is the ever-present specter of insomnia. Now a UK-based company has produced a solution called the ...

Steroids' Miracle Comes With a Caveat  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
New York TimesAnd if steroids are given intravenously, side effects may include insomnia, a metallic taste in the mouth, mood swings, nausea, rapid heartbeat and stomach ...

MOBY'S INSOMNIA ISSUES  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Contactmusic.comDance music star MOBY refuses to take regular medication for his insomnia - because he has heard too many horror stories about people becoming addicted to ...

Lunchtime Lowdown: Leica M7 gets new colours, LightSleeper insomnia gizmo  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Mirror.co.ukAre you hungry yet? You will be after you peep all the new gadget goodness unveiled this fine morning. Ready your wallet to take a pounding and read on for ...

Sleep problems and age: Not necessarily bedmates, say sleep docs  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Los Angeles TimesThere are "sleep hygiene" tips and treatments -- from cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia to weight loss and breathing aids for sleep apnea -- that ...

Bridges To Recovery: Cure Insomnia  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Los Angeles Public RelationsInsomnia is, simply put, the difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep. If you are suffering from an ability to get a good night's sleep, ...

Annual costs of insomnia run into millions  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Helsingin SanomatIn 2007, the treatment of insomnia was estimated to cost more than EUR 20 million in specialist care. The figure is equal to the costs resulting from asthma ...

A cure for insomnia? Watch England play rugby  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
The Roar (blog)England's Mathew Tait, left, and Jonny Wilkinson react on the podium after the Rugby World Cup final match between England and South Africa at the Stade de ...

Medical Marijuana: No Longer Just for Adults  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
New York Times...the stimulant prescription drug most often used to treat ADHD That drug has documented potential side effects including insomnia, depression, ...

Acupuncture: Traditional Chinese Medicine Effectively Treats Insomnia  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Natural News.com (registration)...(NaturalNews) Insomnia is a common condition in which people have difficulty either falling asleep or staying asleep. It is listed by the World Health ...

NovaDel Receives Notice of Allowance for New U.S. Patent Covering its Oral ...  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Reuters10/671715, entitled "Buccal, Polar and Non-polar Spray Containing Zolpidem," which covers a method of treating insomnia by administering zolpidem to humans ...

Susan Boyle says post-breakdown rehab stint was necessary  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Daily News & AnalysisHospital in London a day after she finished second on 'Britain's Got Talent' in May this year - because she was exhausted after suffering from insomnia. ...

Benzodiazepines Facts  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
TransWorldNews (press release)It's these properties that make benzodiazepines popular for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal. ...

5 fun things to do when you have insomnia  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
ChicagoNow (blog)Insomnia is a part of my life that I've grown to accept. I've had so many late night studio sessions and attended so many parties that started at 10pm and ...

Cambridge, USA: The boy who doesn't sleep  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Harvard Law RecordIs insomnia, she wonders, the secret to securing the Sears Prize? HE EXISTS. I have met him. There is at least one 1L at HLS who has attempted to give up ...

Gadget helps guarantee a good night's sleep  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Active YouA young inventor has come up with a gadget which aims to help ward off insomnia and give people a better night's sleep. Twenty-five-year-old Kate Evans ...

'Cirque Dreams Holidaze' show springs from producers's imagination: Human ...  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
California Chronicle22--Lucky for you, Neil Goldberg suffers from insomnia. While you sleep, his mind races with ideas, visions and possibilities. ...

Janet Jackson Confirms Family Staged Drug Interventions for Michael  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Us MagazineHe may not have been eating and drinking as he should have with all the stress which can cause lethargy, dizziness, insomnia, and other symptoms, ...

A face only his mother (and me) could love  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
San Francisco ChronicleMy blogging happens mostly from my office (with the occasional 3AM at home insomnia version), and sitting with me at the keyboard most times is the handsome ...

Yoga for sound sleep  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Express BuzzWorse, if this continues, it leads to disorders like insomnia and sometimes people even start hallucinating. While there are drugs and chemicals to ...

'This Is It' director Kenny Ortega: Michael Jackson was channeling God during ...  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Examiner.com...(AP Photo) Michael Jackson's insomnia was no secret -- he died from a lethal dose of an anasthetic he took to try to sleep -- but what many people don't ...

UFC 106: A Night of Great Fights...Except for Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Bleacher ReportOf course, it was much better than the main event fight for UFC 105; Randy Couture almost cured my insomnia by hugging Brandon Vera for 15 minutes. ...

How to Find Mental Health Care When Money Is Tight  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
New York TimesOther signs are symptoms like chronic insomnia, overeating or undereating, or lack of interest in your favorite activities or sports teams. ...

Program Found to Improve Cancer-Related Insomnia However, second study finds ...  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
ModernMedicine5 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer-related insomnia can be improved by behavioral therapy but not epoetin alfa, according to two studies published online Nov. ...

Clinical Trials Update: Nov. 3, 2009  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
U.S. News & World ReportThis study for people aged 18 to 85 will evaluate an investigational drug for insomnia. Participants will receive study related medical care, ...



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