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2009-01-16 06:55:00

Need the help of a pill to catch some zzz’s? According to a new study you’re not alone; the use of prescription sleep aids nearly tripled among young adults between 1998 and 2006.

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2009-01-01 14:10:00

The largest proportions of all insomnia-related expenses are attributed to lost job productivity, absences from work and alcohol used as a sleep aid.

2008-12-16 08:00:00

FDA to review Intermezzo(R) (zolpidem tartrate sublingual lozenge) as the first sleep aid specifically designed for the treatment of middle-of-the-night awakenings PT. RICHMOND, Calif., Dec.

2008-12-14 19:00:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that the U.S.

2008-10-28 06:00:11

US-based pharmaceutical company Sepracor has announced that the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has issued a positive opinion recommending to grant a marketing authorization for Lunivia brand eszopiclone in the EU for the treatment of insomnia.

2008-10-24 06:00:24

Sepracor Inc. (Nasdaq: SEPR) today announced that the EMEA's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion recommending to grant a marketing authorization for LUNIVIA(R) brand eszopiclone in the European Union (EU) for the treatment of insomnia.

2008-10-13 09:00:49

AstraZeneca has received the FDA's approval for once-daily Seroquel extended-release tablets for the acute treatment of the depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder, the manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder, and the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder as adjunctive therapy to lithium or divalproex.

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2008-10-08 13:50:00

US government scientists convened in an online chat room Tuesday to answer questions about drugs and alcohol coming from students during the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s second-ever Drug Facts Chat Day.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.