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Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, Dutch researchers said cognitive deficits were reversed after six weeks of sleep therapy.
Analysts in the UK have reported a surge in popularity of the drug diazepam, better known as Valium, among drug users.
KENILWORTH, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved BRIDION(R) (sugammadex) injection, the first and only selective relaxant binding agent (SRBA) and the first major pharmaceutical advance in the field of anesthesia in two decades.
A GP who gave sleeping pills to an elderly patient so she could commit suicide said yesterday he "regretted the circumstances" which resulted in his censure by the General Medical Council.
A GP who gave a potentially suicidal patient sleeping pills faces being struck off. Dr Iain Kerr, 61, prescribed 30 sodium amytal pills to a retired businesswoman in 1998 after she told him she had considered suicide.
By HELEN PUTTICK HEALTH CORRESPONDENT A GP accused of prescribing sleeping tablets to enable a pensioner to end her life was criticised by a General Medical Council expert yesterday .
Neurogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NRGN) today announced that, as planned, it commenced a Phase 2/3 clinical trial in chronic insomnia patients with the Company's insomnia agent, adipiplon and that, based upon reports from initial dosing of a higher than anticipated rate of unwanted next day effects, the Company has suspended dosing in the study.
KENILWORTH, N.J., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committee on Anesthetics and Life Support has recommended sugammadex for approval.
According to the National Institutes of Health, insomnia is common, affecting one-third of adults. About 10% complain of chronic insomnia, meaning their troubles last for more than one month and occur at least three nights a week.
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