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2013-01-23 08:27:54

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VNDA), today announced positive results for the second Phase III study of tasimelteon for the treatment of Non-24-Hour Disorder (Non-24). The RESET study (Randomized-withdrawal study of the Efficacy and Safety of Tasimelteon to treat Non-24-Hour Disorder), demonstrated the maintenance effect of 20mg of tasimelteon to entrain melatonin and cortisol circadian rhythms in individuals with Non-24. Tasimelteon treated...

2012-12-18 08:27:18

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) today announced positive results from the SET (Safety and Efficacy of Tasimelteon) Phase III study, evaluating tasimelteon, a circadian regulator for the treatment of Non-24-Hour Disorder (Non-24). Tasimelteon succeeded in the primary endpoint of Entrainment of the melatonin (aMT6s) rhythm as compared to placebo. Additionally, tasimelteon demonstrated significant improvements across a number of sleep and...

2012-10-15 07:28:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VNDA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of central nervous system disorders, reported today that tasimelteon has been shown for the first time to restore daily cortisol rhythms in totally blind patients suffering from Non-24-Hour Disorder (Non-24). Tasimelteon was previously reported to entrain the 24-hour rhythm of melatonin secretion in...

2012-10-03 06:24:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mickey Hart, Grateful Dead percussionist, and neurologist Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D., professor at the University of California San Francisco made history by becoming the first to sonify and visualize brain activity in real time in front of a live audience. The two did so at the closing session of Life @50+, the AARP National Event & Expo in New Orleans on September 22(nd). To see footage from the event, go to...

2012-09-22 23:01:22

Michael Landgraf and Fred Williams of MindMachines.com respond to letters to the editor about controversy regarding the use of light and sound machines in classrooms to boost education performance in US public and private schools. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 Representatives of MindMachines.com, Michael Landgraf and Fred Willaims respond to letters to the editor at mindmachines.com regarding the use of light and sound machines in classrooms to boost education performance in US...

2012-05-24 19:10:36

Women trying to have babies also need to think about circadian clock A new Northwestern University study shows that the biological clock is not the only clock women trying to conceive should consider. The circadian clock needs attention, too. Epidemiological studies have shown female shift workers, such as nurses, and female flight attendants who work on long-distance east-west routes (i.e., those with constant jet lag) have fertility and menstrual issues. They are habitually out of...

2012-05-17 23:04:43

Mindmachines.com unveils the Procyon a mind machine with Mediaform color changing lights and music sync capabilities. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 MindMachines.com announces the immediate availability of the Procyon Audio-Visual Synthesizer by MindPlace. Procyon utilizes an all new operating system with emphasis on performance training and visual meditation. Its color changing LED glasses are capable of creating thousands of colors by blending the red, blue and green LEDs at...

2011-09-01 17:01:43

Biologists have long known that organisms from bacteria to humans use the 24 hour cycle of light and darkness to set their biological clocks. But exactly how these clocks are synchronized at the molecular level to perform the interactions within a population of cells that depend on the precise timing of circadian rhythms is less well understood. To better understand that process, biologists and bioengineers at UC San Diego created a model biological system consisting of glowing, blinking...

2011-08-22 07:00:00

New non-profit Brainwave College website shows how to use the power of brainwaves to change your life! London (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 "Special sounds can influence your brainwave patterns, and change the way you feel" - that's the claim of Brainwave College, a new website launched today, which helps to teach web users about the science of 'brainwave entrainment.' Brainwave entrainment is the process of using specialized sounds to influence brainwave patterns, to help change the way a person...

2011-01-11 00:00:41

Brainwave experts unveil audio sessions for increasing happiness, focus, and creativity Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 It sounds like something from a science fiction movie. Just press a button "“ and quickly boost your happiness, get focused, or fall to sleep. But thanks to one British company, this hi-tech dream is turning into a reality. Today marks the official launch of the "Brain Salon," an audio program that uses specialized sounds to influence your brainwaves, and...