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Sleep Disorders

April 15, 2020
Young adults who started using cannabis regularly before age 18 were more likely to report later sleep troubles, according to a study published online in Sleep.
February 19, 2020
A label update for the insomnia drug Belsomra (suvorexant) C-IV adds study findings on its use in treating insomnia in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease, drugmaker Merck announced.
January 06, 2020
The orexin receptor antagonist lemborexant (Dayvigo) has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance in adults, Eisai Co. announced.
September 20, 2019
Treating depression in patients with comorbid insomnia is associated with improved insomnia symptoms, new research shows.
August 05, 2019
Karl Doghramji, MD, Medical Director of the Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center in Philadelphia shares tips for choosing insomnia treatments for older patients with dementia.
June 19, 2019
More women than men have trouble sleeping, and people of both sexes with insomnia have a lower perception of quality of life, according to a study done in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
June 17, 2019
Poor sleep may be linked to a greater risk for poor mental health on college campuses, new research suggests. With each night of insufficient sleep, the risk of mental health symptoms increased by roughly 20%.
June 13, 2019
NEW YORK—Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) delivered by video call appears to inspire as much confidence among patients with insomnia as does the traditional face-to-face approach, according to preliminary research.
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