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2014-08-14 03:30:14

The Cochrane Library Shift workers are taking drugs to help them stay awake or get to sleep despite weak evidence for their benefit, according to a new Cochrane review. The authors of the review found only small numbers of trials testing over-the-counter and prescription drugs used by shift workers, and the results suggest that for some people they might do more harm than good. In most developed countries, at least 10% of the workforce is involved in some form of shift work. European...

2014-06-06 23:07:23

Nootropics create heightened levels of focus, concentration and mental clarity without the dangers of energy drinks or prescription stimulants. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 According to, The Daily Mail, in an article published in 2012, a 15-year-old from Columbus, Ohio was rushed to an area hospital after collapsing during a marathon session of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 that lasted between four and five days. The boy reportedly had several energy drinks and only took breaks to...

2014-06-02 16:25:34

Study Demonstrated Robust Alerting Effect Consistent with Phase 2a Results DUBLIN, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today presented data from the Phase 2b study evaluating JZP-110 (formerly known as ADX-N05) as a potential new treatment for the symptoms of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adults with narcolepsy. In the study, all primary and secondary endpoints were met and patients treated with JZP-110 experienced statistically significant...

2014-05-30 16:25:02

DUBLIN, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Cephalon, Inc. to settle all outstanding patent litigation related to Actavis' generic version of Nuvigil(® )(armodafinil tablets, 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg and 250 mg). Nuvigil(®) is a prescription medicine indicated to improve wakefulness in adult patients with excessive sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), shift work disorder (SWD) or...

2014-01-13 08:28:21

Terms include $125 million upfront payment in cash plus a potential of up to $272 million in milestone payments DUBLIN, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) and Aerial BioPharma, LLC (Aerial) today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Jazz Pharmaceuticals has acquired rights to ADX-N05, a novel compound in clinical development for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy. Under the...


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