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2013-05-14 23:31:32

Emergency room visits attributed to sleep aids have increased nearly 220% in recent years, and treatment providers are trying to find solutions to address this growing problem. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 According to a recent article in USA Today, the number of emergency room visits attributed to sleep-inducing drugs (particularly Zolpidem, the active ingredient in Ambien) has risen drastically in both numerical scope and severity. According to a report by the Substance Abuse and...

2013-04-02 23:01:38

The prescription-strength cough syrup has been linked to a number of fatalities and its growing popularity is cause for concern. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Rap superstar Lil Wayne, also known as Weezy, was reportedly recovering in Cedar's Sinai after experiencing multiple seizures, according to a recent report in the LA Times, following an unsuccessful attempt to quit drinking the popular Southern concoction known widely as “Purple Drank.” A combination of soda, Jolly...

FDA Orders Lower Doses Of Sleep Aids For Women
2013-01-11 08:08:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring pharmaceutical companies to lower the recommended doses of popular sleeping pills, due to the potential risk of injury resulting from morning drowsiness associated with the medications in recent studies. According to Reuters, studies have demonstrated that pills containing the prescription drug zolpidem (which include products sold under the brand names Ambien, Edluar,...

2012-11-19 16:02:52

A drug commonly prescribed to help patients sleep in hospitals has been associated with an increased risk of falls, according to a study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine. U.S. sleep specialists from the Mayo Clinic found that the fall rate among the 4,962 patients who took zolpidem during their hospital stay was more than four times as high as the 11,358 who did not take the drug. They also found that the risk posed by the drug was greater than the risks posed by factors...

2012-07-12 23:00:33

Even moderate use of sleeping pills carries potential long-term risks. Dr. Dan Naim, a sleep specialist, recommends a non-drug route for treating insomnia. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Early death is one of the risks associated with sleeping pills, according to a new study. While up to 10 percent of adults in the U.S. take some form of sleep aid medication, Dr. Dan Naim of Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute recommends sleeping pills only after non-drug routes are exhausted and for...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.