Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of CABENUVA (rilpivirine and cabotegravir), the First Long-Acting Regimen for the Treatment of HIV
TITUSVILLE, N.J., January 21, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CABENUVA (consisting of Janssen’s rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir), the first and only once-monthly, long-acting regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults. The novel regimen was co-developed as part of a collaboration with ViiV Healthcare and builds on Janssen’s 25-year commitment to make HIV history. In the U.S., ViiV Healthcare is the marketing authorization holde...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Premature Menopause May Bring Tougher Symptoms for Women
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 -- Menopause is known to bring a variety of unpleasant symptoms ranging from hot flashes to insomnia. Yet, for those who have a condition known as premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), it is much worse, researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Severe menopause symptoms often accompany premature ovarian insufficiency
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Hot flashes, insomnia, and vaginal dryness are commonly reported symptoms that accompany the menopause transition. A new study suggests that such symptoms--especially psychological and sexual problems--are worse for women who have premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) than for women undergoing natural menopause. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Association among early life stress, mood features, hopelessness and suicidal risk in bipolar disorder: the potential contribution of insomnia symptoms - Palagini L, Miniati M, Marazziti D, Sharma V, Riemann D.
AIM: The study aimed to investigate the potential pathways mediating early exposure to stressful events and the clinical manifestations of bipolar disorder (BD), such as severity of mood symptoms, hopelessness and suicidal ideation, focusing on the potenti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

PAUL McKENNA reveals mind tricks to beat stress and banish lockdown blues
PAUL McKENNA: Stress lies, I believe, at the heart of so much modern malaise - it causes insomnia, makes us bad-tempered, and makes us feel disconnected from loved ones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DARZALEX FASPRO ® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) Becomes the First FDA-Approved Treatment for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis
January 15, 2021 (HORSHAM, Pa.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj), a subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab, in combination with bortezomib, cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone (D-VCd) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis.[1] DARZALEX FASPRO® is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for patients with this blood cell disorder that is associated with the production of an abnormal protein, which leads to th...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

More than half of COVID-19 health care workers at risk for mental health problems
(University of Utah Health) A new study, led by University of Utah Health scientists, suggests more than half of doctors, nurses, and emergency responders involved in COVID-19 care could be at risk for one or more mental health problems, including acute traumatic stress, depression, anxiety, problematic alcohol use, and insomnia. The researchers found that the risk of these mental health conditions was comparable to rates observed during natural disasters, such as 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders and insomnia among visually impaired Japanese individuals - Tamura N, Sasai-Sakuma T, Morita Y, Okawa M, Inoue S, Inoue Y.
BACKGROUND: Although earlier studies have demonstrated that circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders (CRSWD) are more prevalent in visually impaired individuals, the actual prevalence of CRSWD and insomnia among the visually impaired Japanese population rem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

6 months after leaving the hospital, COVID survivors still face lingering health issues
A new study — believed to be the largest so far in which doctors evaluated patients six months after they became ill — suggests that many people will experience lingering problems like fatigue, insomnia, depression, anxiety or diminished lung function. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The association between chronotype and suicidality among students of the medicine and psychology faculties - the mediating role of general mental health indices - Mokros, Nowakowska-Domaga ła K, Koprowicz J, Witusik A, Pietras T.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether anxiety and insomnia symptoms, somatic symptoms, and social dysfunction mediate the link between chronotype and suicidality, as depressive symptoms are known to do, among students of the faculties of M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Some Hospitalized Heart Patients Report Frequent Nightmares
Frequent nightmares associated with depression, anxiety, insomnia but not cardiovascular medications, sleep - disordered breathing (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 6, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Some Hospitalized Heart Patients Report Frequent Nightmares
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2021 -- Frequent nightmares can occur in some patients hospitalized with cardiovascular (CV) diseases and are associated with depression, anxiety, and insomnia, according to a study published online Dec. 17 in the European Journal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mental Health Consequences of COVID - 19 ID ’ d Across Populations
Health care workers have higher prevalence of insomnia; however, mental health problems seen across countries, gender (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 5, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Association of claustrophobia and anxiety with cast intolerance in patients with extremity injuries - Urch E, Kim JM, Rancy SK, Saltzman EB, Lee SK, Wolfe SW.
BACKGROUND: Patients undergoing casting for upper or lower extremity injuries may present with recalcitrant pain without an identifiable physiologic etiology, which increases the likelihood of more frequent or unscheduled office visits, insomnia, decreas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Kate Humble health: Animal Park host opens up about her insomnia
KATE HUMBLE presents BBC One's Animal Park alongside co-host Ben Fogle. The nature enthusiast has encountered troubles with a natural part of life, though - sleep. What are the signs of insomnia? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: That last dose of caffeine may need to be much earlier than you expected
HOW TO SLEEP: If the thought of another sleepless night is filling you with dread, you may need to re-evaluate your relationship with caffeine. The stimulant drug could be affecting you more than you realise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Could your depression, anxiety and insomnia be due to low levels
VITAMIN B12 deficiency: Scientists believe there is a strong link between having low levels of B12 and suffering with psychiatric disorders. With many suffering during not only a cold winter but a tough lockdown too, having a low mood is understandable however could it be improved or even corrected by a B12 boost? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Could your depression, anxiety and insomnia be due to low levels?
VITAMIN B12 deficiency: Scientists believe there is a strong link between having low levels of B12 and suffering with psychiatric disorders. With many suffering during not only a cold winter but a tough lockdown too, having a low mood is understandable however could it be improved or even corrected by a B12 boost? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Can I Cure Insomnia Fast? 15 Tips and Techniques
Title: How Can I Cure Insomnia Fast? 15 Tips and TechniquesCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/26/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - December 26, 2020 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Zolpidem versus trazodone initiation and the risk of fall-related fractures among individuals receiving maintenance hemodialysis - Assimon MM, Flythe JE.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Zolpidem, a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic, and trazodone, a sedating antidepressant, are the most common medications used to treat insomnia in the United States. Both drugs have side effect profiles (e.g., drowsiness, dizziness, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

AASM: Multicomponent CBT Recommended for Chronic Insomnia
Conditional recommendations include stimulus control, sleep restriction therapy, relaxation therapy as single - component treatments (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

AASM: Multicomponent CBT Recommended for Chronic Insomnia
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23, 2020 -- Multicomponent cognitive behavioral therapy is strongly recommended for the treatment of chronic insomnia in adults, according to a new clinical practice guideline issued by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Insomnia in Chinese college students with internet addiction: prevalence and associated clinical correlates - Shen Y, Jin X, Zhang Y, Huang C, Lu J, Luo X, Zhang XY.
BACKGROUND: Internet addiction (IA) has gained more and more attention for its negative impact on the subjects' study and daily life. However, in a large sample, there is little research on the association between IA and insomnia in Chinese college student... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The acute effects of sleep restriction therapy for insomnia on circadian timing and vigilance - Maurer LF, Ftouni S, Espie CA, Bisdounis L, Kyle SD.
Sleep-restriction therapy (SRT) has been shown to improve insomnia symptoms by restricting sleep opportunity. Curtailment of time in bed affects the duration and consolidation of sleep, but also its timing. While recent work suggests that people with insom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

China Long Avoided Talking About Mental Health. Then Covid Hit.
The government has deployed extensive resources to address the spike in depression and anxiety. But social stigmas and long-term challenges remain. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vivian Wang and Javier C. Hern ández Tags: Anxiety and Stress Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Politics and Government Psychology and Psychologists Depression (Mental) Insomnia China Source Type: news

Oxford University scientist behind Covid vaccine hopes UK approval 'isn't too far off'
Professor Sarah Gilbert, a vaccine expert at Oxford University, said she hoped approval isn't 'too far off'. She also described sleepless nights suffered during its development. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthcare workers have increased insomnia, risk of severe mental health problems: COVID-19 study
(University of Ottawa) University of Ottawa global meta-analysis finds significant mental-health consequences for population, but especially healthcare workers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Simulation model: Big Health's Sleepio drives greater cost savings than group CBT or drug therapy
Published in  Sleep, the study calculated $681 of direct and indirect savings when the CBT app was given to those with insomnia over six months. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 16, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Phone apps useful for management of anxiety, depression, study finds
Mobile apps designed to support people with depression, anxiety and insomnia provide relief from symptoms of the disorders, particularly when used under the guidance of a mental health professional, a new study shows. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBD Oil and Breast Cancer
CBD oil can’t treat or cure breast cancer, but it may ease side effects of treatment like pain, anxiety, insomnia, nausea, and vomiting. Here’s what to know about using CBD oil for breast cancer. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Individuals with high ADHD-traits are more vulnerable to insomnia
(Karolinska Institutet) Individuals with high ADHD-traits that do not meet the criteria for a diagnosis are less able to perform tasks involving attentional regulation or emotional control after a sleepless night than individuals with low ADHD-traits, a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cannabis May Be Useful Postoperatively, but Many Questions Remain Cannabis May Be Useful Postoperatively, but Many Questions Remain
Cannabis may help curb postoperative symptoms such as pain, nausea and insomnia; however, the appropriate dosage, frequency, route of consumption and treatment duration are unknown, and there are no standards for measuring the therapeutic components, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 15, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Doubling Down on Momentum, Proper Expands Sleep Formulation Line with...
Sleep wellness company harnesses emerging science to alleviate sleeplessness faced by 1 in 3 Americans(PRWeb December 10, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/doubling_down_on_momentum_proper_expands_sleep_formulation_line_with_two_new_cbd_blends/prweb17600431.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - December 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The development of a sleep intervention for firefighters: the FIT-IN (Firefighter's Therapy for Insomnia and Nightmares) Study - Jang EH, Hong Y, Kim Y, Lee S, Ahn Y, Jeong KS, Jang TW, Lim H, Jung E, Disorder Study Group SW, Chung S, Suh S.
BACKGROUND: Firefighters are vulnerable to irregular sleep patterns and sleep disturbance due to work characteristics such as shift work and frequent dispatch. However, there are few studies investigating intervention targeting sleep for firefighters. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

How to stop snoring- the three changes to make
SNORING affects 30 million people in the UK, leading to sleepless disruption and sleepiness during the day. Here's how to stop snoring. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Independent and synergistic effects of pain, insomnia, and depression on falls among older adults: a longitudinal study - Li Y, Liu M, Sun X, Hou T, Tang S, Szanton SL.
BACKGROUND: Few studies have examined the relationship between falls and pain, insomnia and depressive symptoms which are common and risk factors in older adults. We aimed to examine the independent and synergistic effects of these risk factors on future f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Factors associated with problematic social media use among a sample of Lebanese adults: the mediating role of emotional intelligence - Barbar S, Haddad C, Sacre H, Dagher D, Akel M, Kheir N, Salameh P, Hallit S, Obeid S.
PURPOSE: To assess the relationship of smoking (cigarettes or waterpipe), alcohol drinking, alexithymia, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, stress, social phobia, emotional intelligence, impulsivity, insomnia, physical health, and loneliness with problemati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Smoking at Night Linked to Insomnia, Shorter Sleep Times Smoking at Night Linked to Insomnia, Shorter Sleep Times
Smoking cigarettes at night shows a stronger link to poor sleep than does smoking at earlier times in the day, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Press release: Doctors call for closure of military barracks housing asylum seekers amid health concerns
Housing asylum seekers and survivors of torture and modern slavery in military barracks during a global pandemic is clinically inappropriate and puts migrant lives and public health at risk, warn UK healthcare professionals. They have written to the Secretary of State for the Home Office and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to urge them to close barracks housing asylum seekers in England and Wales amid growing concern about conditions in the camps, residents’ complex health needs and poor access to healthcare, and the lack of COVID-19 measures in place. The joint letter has been coordinated by Doct...
Source: Doctors of the World News - November 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kim Vlasic Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

When night falls fast: sleep and suicidal behavior among adolescents and young adults - Fernandes SN, Zuckerman E, Miranda R, Baroni A.
Sleep disturbances have been linked to suicidal ideation and behaviors in adolescents. Specifically, insomnia and nightmares are associated with current suicide risk and predict future ideation. Associations between hypersomnia, sleep apnea, and suicide re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Insomnia in the context of short sleep increases suicide risk - Hedstr öm AK, Hössjer O, Bellocco R, Ye W, Trolle Lagerros Y, Akerstedt T.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: The relationship between insomnia and suicide risk is not completely understood. We aimed to investigate the influence of insomnia on suicide risk, taking both sleep duration and depression into consideration. METHODS: The present stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Insomnia
Title: InsomniaCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/6/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - November 19, 2020 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Insomnia symptoms: What is insomnia, what causes it?
INSOMNIA is when you regularly have problems sleeping, leaving you feeling exhausted the next day. What are the symptoms, and what causes it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women Are More Likely To Suffer Sleepless Nights In The U.S. And Europe, Study Finds
When it comes to having a rough night's sleep, women reported the most difficulty in getting enough shut-eye every night. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice Broster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Pear Therapeutics launches Somryst for the treatment of chronic insomnia
 The cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia program is designed to be an end-to-end virtual experience.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Tips for Pandemic Insomnia
If you are not sleeping well these days, you ’re not alone. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Catherine Zuckerman Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Sleep Insomnia Anxiety and Stress Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Psychology and Psychologists Mental Health and Disorders Meditation Cleveland Clinic Source Type: news

Once Begun, Insomnia Is Tough to Shake: Study
Title: Once Begun, Insomnia Is Tough to Shake: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - November 13, 2020 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Depressive disorders and sleeping disturbances-surveys study of 923 participants on the Pol'and'Rock Festival, Kostrzyn, Poland 2019 - Ka łduńska J, Skonieczna-Żydecka K, Ryterska K, Palma J, Żwierełło W, Maciejewska-Markiewicz D, Czerwińska-Rogowska M, Wolska A, Stachowska Z, Budawski R, Mruk H, Matyniak D, Popik M, Łoniewska K, Czmielnik M, Fryda A, Wronski M, Stachowska E.
Depressive disorders are common among young people and can decrease social competences and thus the quality of life. There is a relationship between the occurrence of depressive disorders and insomnia. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Once Begun, Insomnia Is Tough to Shake: Study
Title: Once Begun, Insomnia Is Tough to Shake: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/11/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - November 11, 2020 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Once Begun, Insomnia Is Tough to Shake: Study
TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2020 -- Tossing, turning and can't fall asleep? The answer isn't waiting it out -- it's getting help so your insomnia doesn't persist, a new Canadian study shows. Among more than 3,000 adults followed for five years, researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news