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2011-10-12 07:00:00

Healthy Answers offers many solutions to seasonally affected insomnia Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 Insomnia sufferers find that it is harder to sleep during autumn and winter. Some people believe it is fewer hours of daylight that triggers the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Whatever the trigger, Healthy Answers offers many natural solutions to the insomnia dilemma. Sleep deprivation can cause many physical symptoms including lack of mental clarity, inability...

Insomnia Runs In The Family
2011-09-12 09:44:25

  A study presented today by Université Laval researchers at the 4th World Congress on Sleep Medicine currently underway in Quebec City revealed that the risk of insomnia is 67% higher in people from families in which at least one member is an insomniac. The research team, directed by Dr. Charles M. Morin of Université Laval's School of Psychology, came to these conclusions following a study involving 3,485 people. The participants were asked to answer a...

Insomnia Costs US Employers $63 Billion Per Year
2011-09-02 04:59:24

  Nearly one-in-four U.S workers are affected by insomnia, costing the nation $63.2 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a report from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine published Thursday in the journal Sleep. The study found that, on average, U.S. workers lose 11.3 days of productivity each year due to insomnia. "We were shocked by the enormous impact insomnia has on the average person's life," said Dr. Ronald Kessler, a psychiatric epidemiologist with the...

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2011-08-03 10:50:00

You have always been told to never leave your drink unattended at a bar, no matter what, in case you come back to it only to find that it was spiked with drugs. Soon, however, it may be unnecessary as an effective date-rape drug detector has been invented, reports the AFP news agency. Professor Fernando Patolsky and Doctor Michael Ioffe of Tel Aviv University's School of Chemistry say they've created a sensor that detects the two most common date-rape drugs, GHB (gamma-hydrobuxybutyric acid)...

2011-07-28 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. For the second quarter of 2011, the Company reported net income of $2.0 million, or $0.04 per share, compared to a net loss of $5.2 million, or $0.09 loss per share, for the same period in 2010. For the six months ended June 30, 2011, the Company reported net income of $4.9 million, or $0.09 per share, as compared to a net loss of...

2011-07-15 19:02:00

POINT RICHMOND, Calif., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT) announced today plans to reduce operating expenses by eliminating approximately 45% of its workforce following notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the resubmitted New Drug Application (NDA) for Intermezzo® (zolpidem tartrate sublingual tablet), the company's lead product candidate, cannot be approved in its present form....


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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