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ReutersHELSINKI/LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline Plc's H1N1 pandemic flu shot may put adults at higher risk of developing narcolepsy, not only children as previous studies found, Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare said on Thursday. Growing...
In up-all-night, work-work-work America, a prescription medication like modafinil was sure to make major inroads from the get-go. And, whether you call this novel stay-awake drug by its commercial names -- Provigil and Nuvigil -- or by its plain-Jane...
New BritainThe Hospital of Central Connecticut's Sleep Disorders Center CPAP Support Group will host a free talk, "To Sleep Perchance to Dream," 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, lecture room 1, New Britain General campus, 100 Grand St. Whether you are a gold medal...
Most of us wish we had more hours in a day. Then maybe there would be enough time to get the sleep too many of us are missing. We talked about sleep with Dr. Arnon Rubin, a sleep specialist and pulmonologist at Suburban Pulmonary and Sleep Associates....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of Americans taking the narcolepsy and shift work sleep disorder drug modafinil has increased almost 10-fold over the past decade, according to a new study. What's more, the majority of those prescriptions were...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Nursing home residents taking sleep aids such as Ambien are more likely to fall and fracture a hip than residents not being treated for insomnia, new research suggests. According to the study's lead author, the known dangers...
Q: My 8-year-old is tired all the time even though she gets 11 to 12 hours of sleep a night. Is this part of growing up, or should I address it with her pediatrician? I wondered if she might be anemic, but I have read this is rare in children. A: It's...
Dr. Rizan Hajal, medical director of the Sioux Falls Sleep Center and board certified in pulmonary medicine, will host a free community health forum on sleep disorders at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Avera St. Luke's Education Center, 709 Sixth Ave. S.E....
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The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act makes it illegal to sell a prescription drug for any purpose other than what's listed on the label. Nevertheless, a divided federal appeals court this week tossed out the conviction of a former drug sales rep who was...
Whether snuggling in for the night or just trying to catch a quick few winks, your environment plays an important role in determining if you're counting sheep or counting Zzzs. From noise reduction to lighting, there are a few easy ways you can turn...
While health professionals encourage people to get from seven to eight hours of sleep nightly, millions of Americans are falling well short of that mark. Many are getting just five to six hours and recent studies have shown that more than 20 percent of...
The clocks get turned back Sunday and although that extra hour of snoozing is a treat, don't think it can make a dent in the nation's sleep deficit. Approximately 1 in 3 Americans get by on six hours or less of slumber, says Dr. Phyllis Zee, director...
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