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2010-06-07 06:40:00

Individuals with chronic insomnia have an elevated risk of death, according to a research abstract that will be presented Monday, June 7, 2010, in San Antonio, Texas, at SLEEP 2010, the 24th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC. Results indicate that the adjusted hazard ratio for all-cause mortality was three times higher in people with chronic insomnia (HR = 3.0) than in people without insomnia.  When examining individual subtypes of insomnia, the risk of...

2010-05-25 14:24:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- To address the low awareness and under-diagnosis of upper limb spasticity, Allergan, Inc., maker of BOTOX® (onabotulinumtoxinA), has joined forces with Henry Winkler and a coalition of five national patient advocacy organizations, including National Stroke Association, Brain Injury Association of America, National Spinal Cord Injury Association, United Cerebral Palsy and United Spinal Association, to launch the "Open Arms: Raising...

2010-04-15 10:35:00

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Unintentional poisoning deaths have dramatically increased over the last decade to become the second leading cause of injury deaths in the United States. Along with this trend, the number of Emergency Room visits and resulting hospitalizations has also increased. According to a recent study conducted by the West Virginia School of Medicine, hospitalizations for poisonings from overdoses of prescription opioids, sedatives and tranquilizers...

2010-03-23 05:30:00

TOLOCHENAZ, Switzerland, March 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Spasticity Affects a Significant Number of Post-Stroke Patients, [1],[2],[3] and Many are not Adequately Treated by Standard Therapy [4] Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced the enrollment of the first European patients in the largest randomized controlled trial to date to investigate the benefits of ITB Therapy(R) (Intrathecal Baclofen) in post-stroke patients affected by spasticity. The announcement...

2010-01-25 18:03:11

A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society finds botulinum toxin type A to be an effective treatment for spasticity, muscle tightness that interferes with movement, in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy, but poses some risk. The guideline is published in the January 26, 2010, issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Spasticity in children with cerebral palsy is best treated by a...

2009-11-23 17:03:27

Older adults who take several types of psychotropic medications"”such as antidepressants or sedatives"”appear more likely to experience falls, according to an analysis of previous studies reported in the November 23 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. More than 30 percent of individuals older than 65 will fall at least once a year, and falls and their complications are the fifth-leading cause of death in the developed world, according to...

2009-09-08 09:30:00

SOMERSET, N.J., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Meda) today announced the commercial availability of EDLUAR(TM) (zolpidem tartrate sublingual tablets) in the United States. EDLUAR is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulties with falling asleep. EDLUAR is the first available under-the-tongue formulation of zolpidem tartrate, which is the most prescribed treatment for insomnia. Zolpidem tartrate is also the active ingredient in...

2009-08-28 18:47:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Waismann Method, a pioneering medical opiate detoxification procedure, offers one of the most advanced medical procedures worldwide with the medical expertise and advanced technology to treat dependencies to Benzodiazepines, including Ativan, Xanax, Klonopin and Valium. The Waismann Method of Accelerated Benzodiazepine Neuro-Regulation (ABNR) involves a safe, medically-assisted withdrawal from Benzodiazepines in a hospital setting. This...

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2009-08-07 12:30:00

Certain types of medications given to the elderly could add to their risk of falling, according to a new study.Researchers in France conducted a 4-year study of 6343 elderly men and women who were taking an anti-anxiety drug. Participants had an average age of 74 years."Falls and associated injuries remain a major public health problem," researchers wrote.  "With little evidence that deaths and serious injuries from falls are declining, despite a strong focus in research and practice...

2009-07-27 15:15:29

In Spain, 24 percent of women use antidepressants and 31 percent use tranquillizers -- sometimes used to help people sleep, researchers said. Lead author Sonsoles Perez of the Las Aguilas Health Centre in Madrid and colleagues studied 121 women in Madrid ages 25-65 using family dysfunction surveys and the additive scale used to evaluate social readjustment. The psychopharmaceuticals analyzed were antidepressants and benzodiazepines -- sedatives, anxiety reducing, anti-convulsant or muscle...


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