Artificial neural network now capable of finding medication complaints in social networks
(Kazan Federal University) 'Cannot get asleep all night', 'a little giddy' and other complaints in social networks can now be translated into formal medical terms, such as insomnia or vertigo. The task of comparing syndromes mentioned by patients and specific medical terms is called the normalization of medical concepts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lucid dreaming: Controlling the stories of sleep
In this Spotlight, we explore the phenomenon that is lucid dreaming. We explain what it is, what to do to achieve it, and whether it brings any risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Integrative Oncology and Wellness Center Opens at Wilmot Cancer Institute ’s Pluta Cancer Center
The new Pluta Integrative Oncology& Wellness Center is the first program of its kind in the region. It is designed to help patients incorporate complementary therapies and lifestyle modifications into their cancer treatment plans to address side effects such as fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, stress, pain and nausea. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - September 13, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Integrative Oncology & Wellness Center Opens at Wilmot Cancer Institute ’s Pluta Cancer Center
The new Pluta Integrative Oncology& Wellness Center is the first program of its kind in the region. It is designed to help patients incorporate complementary therapies and lifestyle modifications into their cancer treatment plans to address side effects such as fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, stress, pain and nausea. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - September 13, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Doctors offer advice for insomnia
(Reuters Health) - People who have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep may want to seek advice from a doctor and avoid long-term use of sleeping pills, medical experts advise. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Can CBD Really Help You Sleep Better?
Breaking down what the product does for insomnia. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke patients suffering from insomnia can find relief with acupuncture
(Natural News) People suffering from insomnia after a stroke would do well to ditch their sleeping pills for acupuncture needles, according to experts. In a study, researchers from South Korea confirmed that stroke patients who suffer from insomnia can find relief from acupuncture, a traditional Chinese medicine. In fact, it’s even more effective than drug treatments.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nicotine withdrawal symptoms and how to cope
When someone stops using nicotine abruptly, they may experience certain physical and mental symptoms as their body adjusts. These may include irritability, sleeplessness, and cravings. In this article, we look at the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal along with the timeline, treatments, and tips for how to cope. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Smoking / Quit Smoking Source Type: news

Psychometric properties of the Insomnia Severity Index in Ethiopian adults with substance use problems - Manzar MD, Salahuddin M, Khan TA, Shah SA, Alamri M, Pandi-Perumal SR, Bahammam AS.
This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Insomnia Severity Index (ISI) in substance-using Ethiopian adults. A simple random sampling of houses and a purposive sampling selection was performed in Mizan city, Ethiopia (n  = 406). Partici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Insomnia and regulation of sleep-wake cycle with drugs among adolescent risky drinkers - Lam T, Ogeil R, Allsop S, Chikritzhs T, Fischer J, Midford R, Gilmore W, Lenton S, Liang W, Lloyd B, Aiken A, Mattick R, Burns L, Lubman DI.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: We aimed to explore symptoms of insomnia in a group of youths characterized as engaging in risky drinking, their use of drugs as sleep/wake aids, and the relationships between alcohol and other drug use and insomnia. METHODS: Face... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Climate change and sleep: a systematic review of the literature and conceptual framework - Rifkin DI, Long MW, Perry MJ.
From disaster related stress causing insomnia, to poor air quality causing sleep related breathing problems, climate change poses a potentially serious threat to human sleep. We conducted a systematic review evaluating the relationship between climate chan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to tell if stress is affecting your sleep
Stress can adversely affect physical and mental health. One common result of stress is an inability to sleep. Insufficient sleep can increase the risk of a range of health conditions. Reducing stress through exercise and medication can improve quality of sleep. Learn more about the link between stress and sleep here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Tech Fix: Tech Can Hurt Our Sleep. So I Tried Bose Sleepbuds for Help.
For $250, the well-designed earbuds are a limited solution that mask noise but didn ’ t get our columnist to snooze longer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BRIAN X. CHEN Tags: Sleep Headphones and Headsets Noise Computers and the Internet Ears and Hearing Smartphones Wearable Computing Social Media Insomnia Bose Corp Source Type: news

Design of a treatment pathway for insomnia in prison settings in England: a modified Delphi study - Dewa LH, Hassan L, Shaw J, Senior J.
OBJECTIVE: Insomnia is highly prevalent in prisoners and is a risk factor for poor mental well-being, depression, suicidality and aggression, all common concerns in this vulnerable population. Improving sleep management options in prison offers the potenti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How can I get to sleep easily?
Many people struggle with falling asleep. The time it takes to fall asleep varies from person-to-person, but there are several things that people can try to make themselves fall asleep faster. Tips to fall asleep naturally include exercise and avoiding caffeine around bedtime. Learn more about ways to fall asleep here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Computer-guided problem-solving treatment for depression, PTSD, and insomnia symptoms in student veterans: a pilot randomized controlled trial - Bedford LA, Dietch JR, Taylor DJ, Boals A, Zayfert C.
Depression is a highly prevalent psychological disorder experienced disproportionately by college student military veterans with many deleterious effects including risk for suicide. Treatment can help, but the debilitating nature of depression often makes ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

What is the Difference Between Nightmares and Night Terrors?
Discussion Sleep disorders are common in all ages particularly with sleep deprivation in our increasingly busy world. Sleep problems are more common in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, headache and visual impairments. Sleep problems can cause cognitive and behavioral impairments including emotional regulation problems, increased seizures or headaches, and impaired attention and have been known to prolong recovery from various acquired brain injuries. Parasomnias are “undesirable events that accompany sleep and typically occur during sleep-wake transitions.” The term sleep terr...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 27, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The impact of negative mood state on sleep-related attentional bias in insomnia - Zheng S, Feng J, Lin R, Yan Y, Zhang R, Huang H, Wang J, Huang R.
Sleep-related attentional bias is thought to play a role in the maintenance of insomnia. However, this concept has been questioned by several studies that did not show the presence of sleep-related attentional bias in clinical insomnia or poor sleepers. Ou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

How Sleepless Nights Can Trigger Weight Gain
Like other studies before it, new research from Northwestern University finds that lost sleep can cause changes in your metabolism that make you store more fat, lose muscle and be more likely to get type 2 diabetes. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's How Sleepless Nights Can Trigger Weight Gain
FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 -- One sleepless night might tip the body's metabolism toward storing fat while depleting muscle, new research suggests. Many studies have linked poor sleep -- whether from insomnia or working the night shift -- to weight gain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Too imperfect to fall asleep: perfectionism, pre-sleep counterfactual processing, and insomnia - Schmidt RE, Courvoisier DS, Cullati S, Kraehenmann R, der Linden MV.
Previous research suggests that certain dimensions of perfectionism are associated with insomnia. However, the exact processes whereby perfectionism may influence sleep have as yet remained unexplored. The present study tested the hypothesis that perfectio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Here's How Sleepless Nights Can Trigger Weight Gain
Title: Here's How Sleepless Nights Can Trigger Weight GainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/24/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/24/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - August 24, 2018 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Pain, insomnia, and depression often drive osteoarthritis patients to seek medical care
(Wiley) Pain was the main driver of seeking medical care in an Arthritis Care& Research study of patients with osteoarthritis. In addition to pain, insomnia and depression increased health care use. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The 5 Most Impactful Findings From National Geographic's 'Science of Sleep' Issue
'Sleep is an undiscovered country that each one of us travels to every night, but we really don't understand it very well.' National Geographic explore. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

People who look after their teeth are less likely to suffer from insomnia
Researchers from Tohoku University, Japan, found that pensioners with less than 10 teeth fail to get the recommend seven hours of sleep a night, with some getting by on less than four hours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa:Ebola - Hope Is At the End of the Tunnel in Mangina - (East of the DRC)
[WHO] Mangina (North Kivu), 17 August 2018 - "I was under a lot of stress and experienced insomnia mixed with nightmare all night," says Sister Darl ène Mwasi, a registered nurse at the Mangina referral health centre, which is more than 30 kilometres southwest of the town of Beni in North Kivu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Reducing hypnotic use in insomnia management among Australian veterans: results from repeated national interventions - Kalisch Ellett LM, Lim R, Pratt NL, Kerr M, Ramsay EN, LeBlanc TV, Barratt JD, Roughead EE.
BACKGROUND: The Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) Veterans' Medicines Advice and Therapeutics Education Services (Veterans' MATES) programme conducted two intervention (March 2009, follow-up intervention June 2012) both of which a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Too much sleep could be worse for health than too little
Sleeping more or less than 7 –8 hours is tied to higher risk of death and cardiovascular problems, with more being worse than less, says global study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Emotional Burden Tied to Worse Sleep in Healthcare Workers Emotional Burden Tied to Worse Sleep in Healthcare Workers
Care-related emotional burden is associated with insomnia in health care providers, according to new findings from the ICARUS trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Homeopathy is the best treatment for sleeplessness
(Natural News) Insomnia is a sleep disorder that makes it difficult to sleep soundly at night. However, even if an insomniac falls asleep, it isn’t enough for his/her body to get the adequate rest it needs so it can function well the next morning. If you have insomnia, you may suffer from “poor sleep quality,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanofi Ventures Leads Funding Round for Click
Click Therapeutics has received about $17 million in a financing round led by Sanofi Ventures. The NY-based company is a specialist in digital therapeutic solutions such as prescription medical treatments. The company has a commercial product for smoking cessation. About two years ago, Click partnered with Magellan Health to create enhance its smoking cessation program. In addition, Click is developing prescription digital therapeutics for the treatment of depression (CT-152), insomnia (CT-141), acute coronary syndrome (CT-111), and chronic pain (CT-130). Click said it will seek FDA clearance for these programs as class II...
Source: MDDI - July 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Cannabidiol: Hope or hype?
(American Chemical Society) Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the major phytochemicals in marijuana, has become a popular ingredient in dietary supplements, beauty products and beverages, with claims that the compound improves health and treats ailments ranging from insomnia to cancer. Although research on CBD is accelerating, medical evidence is still lacking for many of these claims, reports an article in Chemical& Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alcohol use disorders and insomnia mediate the association between PTSD symptoms and suicidal ideation in Korean firefighters - Kim JI, Park H, Kim JH.
BACKGROUND: There has been a strong association between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suicidal ideation, which are both major mental health concerns in firefighters. Alcohol use disorders (AUDs) and insomnia are linked with both PTSD and suicida... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Subdued lighting in care homes could be WORSENING symptoms of dementia patients
Researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York fear this disrupts the natural body clock of Alzheimer's patients, leaving them prone to insomnia and disrupted sleep. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanofi's venture arm backs 'digital' drug startup Click Therapeutics
Sanofi Ventures, the Cambridge-based venture capital arm of French drugmaker Sanofi (NYSE: SNY), led a $17 million round on Monday for a New York startup that is creating digital tools to help people quit smoking, manage chronic pain and treat other disorders. Click Therapeutics, which was founded in 2012, is part of the emerging field of "digital therapeutics." The company launched a smoking cessation app called Clickotine last year and is developing digital treatments for depression, insomnia,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

How to sleep: Five ways to sleep in hot weather
SLEEP can be difficult sometimes due to stress, emotional problems or hot weather. However, it is important to try to get enough to avoid conditions like insomnia. Try these five tips for a longer night ’s sleep in hot weather. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nitrates in Meat May Be Tied to Mania
People who were hospitalized for an episode of mania (hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia) were 3.5 times as likely to have ever eaten nitrate-cured meats as those with no history of a serious mental disorder, researchers have found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pain, Sleeplessness Often Precede MS: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Pain, sleep problems and mental health disorders are common in the five years before someone is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a new study reveals. Knowing about these symptoms could help doctors diagnose and start... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates--chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks--may contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state. Mania is characterized by hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to sleep: Five ways to sleep in hot weather
HOW to sleep can be a question many of us ask. This can be caused by hot weather, drinking coffee before bed or stress among other factors. Try these five expert-recommended ways of sleeping to get a better night ’s shut-eye and avoid insomnia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Website promotes tackling insomnia without use of medication
A website created by a Nova Scotia pharmacist aims to help Canadians wean themselves off sleeping pills by teaching them how to treat insomnia without drugs. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Do You Really Need Less Sleep As You Age?
There’s no doubt that kids need more sleep than adults. Their growing bodies and brains burn through a lot of energy, and adequate rest and recovery are essential for proper development. That’s why the National Sleep Foundation recommends that teens get eight to ten hours of sleep a night, while younger kids require more. But what about adults? It’s common for people to sleep fewer hours in middle age than during their 20s or 30s—and to report feeling fine. But does a person’s sleep requirements diminish with age? “No,” says Dr. Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, director of clinical sleep r...
Source: TIME: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthytime sleep Source Type: news

WATCH: Can sleep camp improve the quality of your sleep?
"GMA" goes inside Bluesleep's sleep camp to learn about battling insomnia, and Dr. Ashton discusses how you can improve your sleep at home. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Insomnia a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes Insomnia a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Do YOU suffer from insomnia? You may be deficient in MAGNESIUM!
Insomnia, of which there are two types, is a huge global problem, affecting around a third of men and women in their 30s and 40s and nearly half of women over 65. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Sacred' Word Repetition May Improve PTSD Symptoms, Insomnia'Sacred' Word Repetition May Improve PTSD Symptoms, Insomnia
A simple meditative technique known as mantram repetition, which involves repeating a sacred word, can reduce symptoms of combat-related PTSD and insomnia, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The heat of the day
It would seem that summer has finally arrived and temperatures are soaring up and down the country. However, while the UK basks in glorious sunshine, a heatwave can bring with it exhausting days, sleepless nights and sun-stressed skin. Follow our simple guide to ensure you keep your cool when the heat is on. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to keep your cool when the heat is on
IT would seem that summer has finally arrived and temperatures are soaring up and down the country. However, while the UK basks in glorious sunshine, a heatwave can bring with it exhausting days, sleepless nights and sun-stressed skin. Follow our simple guide to ensure you keep your cool when the heat is on. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Even minor sleep problems raise women's blood pressure
A new study concludes that even minor sleep disturbances, such as finding it difficult to nod off, can increase the risk of hypertension in women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Women who struggle to nod off have higher blood pressure
Researchers at Columbia University in New York have discovered that women who have mild sleep disturbances like insomnia have higher blood pressure and more inflamed blood vessels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news