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2014-06-19 08:30:20

TEL-AVIV, Israel, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurim Pharmaceuticals announced today publication of the results from an exploratory Phase 2 randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of add-on Circadin(R) (Prolonged Release melatonin 2mg) to standard therapy in Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. The study, published in the Clinical Interventions in Aging Journal, demonstrates positive effects of the drug on cognitive performance and...

Hand Shiatsu Treatment As Possible Sleep Aid For Patients With Chronic Pain
2014-06-18 03:05:25

By Bryan Alary, University of Alberta There was a time, back in Nancy Cheyne's youth, when she combined the poise and grace of a ballerina with the daring and grit of a barrel racer. When she wasn't pursuing either of those pastimes, she bred sheepdogs, often spending hours on her feet grooming her furry friends at dog shows. All that seems like a lifetime ago. After 15 years of living with chronic lower-back pain, Cheyne, 64, can't walk from the disabled parking stall to the elevator...

blue light at night increases hunger
2014-06-03 05:31:33

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It cannot be argued that in the last decade we have been spending more time looking at our phones, tablets and computers than ever before. Back in 2010, the Harvard Medical School began sounding the alarm about the potential hazards of blue light, the hue of light emitted by our electronic devices and energy-efficient light bulbs, and how it may be detrimental to our health, especially as the sun sets and we move from day into night....

2014-06-02 16:25:20

Cancer Treatment Centers of America opens sleep diagnostic center to help patients overcome sleeplessness and achieve optimal health before, during and after treatment CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a study by the National Cancer Institute, nearly 45 percent of all cancer patients experience serious sleep disorders, compared to just 25 percent of the general population. Undiagnosed sleep related breathing disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, can...

2014-05-31 23:07:28

The compelling cable television show raises the cover on insomnia with helpful tips to get back to sleep. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Insomnia is the most common sleeping disorder and one that Health Briefs will cover in an upcoming segment. The informational program will offer helpful suggestions about how to retrain the brain to fall asleep and stay asleep, and other methods for getting some shut-eye. It will feature experts in the field of sleep disorders who will enlighten...

2014-05-25 23:02:34

All Natural Sleep Supplement Highlighted as an Effective Solution During Story on Insomnia Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 SleepDrops, a line of herbal remedies that promote healthy sleeping patterns, was recently featured on the CBS news magazine program “60 Minutes.” In a recent exposé on the subject of insomnia, the international news program explored the various treatments and medications available to people suffering from the condition. The story provided a detailed...

2014-05-19 14:53:25

American Thoracic Society Clinically important sleep apnea is common among survivors of acute respiratory failure, according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "Insomnia is a frequent complaint among survivors of critical illness," said Dr. Elizabeth Parsons, MD, MSc, of the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. "We examined a small cohort of survivors of acute respiratory...

2014-05-06 23:09:24

Resource Center Offers Disorder Facts, Symptoms and Treatment Options Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) launched a new website today, http://www.sleepfoundation.org/shift-work, to help individuals suffering from Shift Work Disorder, a sleeping disorder that affects individuals whose jobs require work that falls outside of the traditional 9-5 day. The website is an educational and informational resource center, with content focused on both symptoms and...

2014-05-01 23:07:21

Getting quality sleep is always important but even more so with May being Better Sleep Month. In honor of this month-long celebration and sleep awareness campaign, Sleep Apnea Centers of America wanted to share five tips to make better sleep a reality rather than a fantasy for all communities near and far. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In honor of May being Better Sleep Month, Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) kicks off the month with tips for better sleep. In today’s...

Insomnia Help From Tart Cherry Juice
2014-04-29 07:46:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The healthful benefits of various fruit juices have been touted for years. For example, Freshjuice tells us that pomegranate juice has antioxidants to prevent inflammation, ginger sooths an upset stomach, and beetroot juice can help lower blood pressure. A new study from Louisiana State University (LSU) has revealed the healthful properties of tart cherry juice for treating insomnia. The study results, presented at the annual meeting...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.