Latest primary insomnia Stories

2011-06-13 14:43:34

Study finds that treatment with frontal cerebral thermal transfer can eliminate insomnia symptoms People with primary insomnia may be able to find relief by wearing a cap that cools the brain during sleep, suggests a research abstract that will be presented Monday, June 13, in Minneapolis, Minn., at SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS). According to the authors, a reduction in metabolism in the brain's frontal cortex occurs while...

2010-07-05 08:59:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurim Pharmaceuticals (http://www.Neurim.com) confirmed today that the European Commission (EC) has approved a change in treatment duration with Circadin from 3 to 13 weeks (3 months). Circadin is indicated for the treatment of primary insomnia in patients who are aged 55 or over. The approval was based primarily on data obtained in the latest SOUNDER-SLEEP Phase IV clinical study, indicating that Circadin was safe and more effective...

2009-12-14 08:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, December 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Neurim Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announce Licensing Agreement for Circadin(R) - prolonged release melatonin for primary insomnia in Australia. Circadin(R), currently approved for use in 33 countries, is a novel sleep aid indicated for treatment of primary insomnia. The latest approval in Australia by the TGA, was based on clinical studies showing positive effects on both sleep induction, sleep quality, and most...

2009-06-09 12:49:19

 A research abstract that will be presented on Tuesday, June 9, at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, is the first demonstration of a specific neurochemical abnormality in adults with primary insomnia (PI), providing greater insight to the limited understanding of the condition's pathology.Results indicate that gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), the most common inhibitory transmitter in the brain, is reduced by nearly 30 percent in...

2007-11-10 06:00:09

By Wade, Alan G Ford, Ian; Crawford, Gordon; McMahon, Alex D; Nir, Tali; Laudon, Moshe; Zisapel, Nava Key words: Insomnia - Melatonin - Morning alertness - Sleep latency - Sleep quality ABSTRACT Objective: Melatonin, the hormone produced nocturnally by the pineal gland, serves as a circadian time cue and sleep-anticipating signal in humans. With age, melatonin production declines and the prevalence of sleep disorders, particularly insomnia, increases. The efficacy and safety of a...

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