FDA halves Lunesta dose
Lunesta may help you doze off at night, but it's the morning after that has officials concerned -- which is why on Thursday they halved the recommended dosage for the well-known sleep aid drug.
You’ve been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, or maybe your loved one has. And you’re wondering, what’s the best treatment? What actually works? What the heck do I do? Because bipolar disorder is a chronic, complex condition, managing it can feel overwhelming and downright confusing. But thankfully there are effective, research-based treatments that really work. Medication is the mainstay of treatment. However, the best way to treat bipolar disorder is with a comprehensive approach, which includes “ongoing psychosocial interventions to help maintain health and to respond to breakthrough symptoms whe...
Increased odds ratios for cancer observed in different categories of OSA for women, not men
CONCLUSION: These findings suggest that MT improves cognition and motor skills in the LF model. PMID: 31113577 [PubMed - in process]
ConclusionThe proposed method provides a high capacity to identify alert sleep stages but the differentiation between quiet sleep and active sleep only by behavioral observations still remains a difficult task to achieve.SignificanceResults presented in this paper are new since no similar approach was proposed in the literature in the context of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. They augur well for the automatic sleep organization assessment to improve newborn care.
Our objective was to determine the association between sleep quality, symptom severity, and recovery following sport-related concussion in pediatric athletes. A review of data from the North Texas Concussion Network Prospective Registry (ConTex) was perfor...
Has anyone else seen an enormous influx of Tricare in their practices? Over the last several weeks, our practice has noticed that the number of referrals increased almost 10-fold. We are within an hour of a major military post so there is a large local military population. It seems to me that (at least ENT) has stopped seeing all dependents and retirees. They are also now referring active duty with non-surgical issues (dizziness, globus, sleep apnea, etc). We severely limit the amount of... Tricare
Despite alarmist headlines and a study that suggested morning people live longer, the truth is more complicated.
Nightmares are a regular part of life for many people that suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They can be very hard to control, since dreams seem to have a life of their own and arise in our sleep whether we want them to or not. Night...
(Reuters Health) - Seniors who get new lenses implanted during cataract surgery may not only see better but also experience better sleep, suggests a new study of how light entering the eye regulates the body's internal clock.