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A sedative is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
Self-treated pain can contribute to risk of frequent non-medical prescription opioid use

Self-treated pain can contribute to risk of frequent non-medical prescription opioid use

Study reveals that large number of people in the U.S. drink at very high levels

Study reveals that large number of people in the U.S. drink at very high levels

Pharmaceuticalization of today’s sleep

Pharmaceuticalization of today’s sleep

Drug or alcohol problems among veterans may increase risk of suicide, study finds

Drug or alcohol problems among veterans may increase risk of suicide, study finds

Study provides new insights into side effects of antipsychotics

Study provides new insights into side effects of antipsychotics

Routine blood test can predict survival of cancer patients in palliative care

Routine blood test can predict survival of cancer patients in palliative care

Music can be effective medicine to promote healing and wellness

Music can be effective medicine to promote healing and wellness

Women with dementia receive less health monitoring than men, UCL research reveals

Women with dementia receive less health monitoring than men, UCL research reveals

TSRI scientists discover potential drug candidate to suppress pain and itch

TSRI scientists discover potential drug candidate to suppress pain and itch

New article outlines reasons to stratify and report data by sex, gender or both

New article outlines reasons to stratify and report data by sex, gender or both

Exposure to general anesthesia in young children not linked to long-term effects on brain development

Exposure to general anesthesia in young children not linked to long-term effects on brain development

Mild sedative could reduce risk of post-operative delirium

Mild sedative could reduce risk of post-operative delirium

Regulating mealtimes during days off can help alleviate jet-lag in long-haul cabin crew

Regulating mealtimes during days off can help alleviate jet-lag in long-haul cabin crew

Prescription sleep aids may stimulate suicidal thoughts or actions

Prescription sleep aids may stimulate suicidal thoughts or actions

ED consumption with or without alcohol contributes to risk for drunk driving

ED consumption with or without alcohol contributes to risk for drunk driving

Chemists find efficient way to convert organic molecules into new medicines

Chemists find efficient way to convert organic molecules into new medicines

iPad use before surgery requiring anaesthesia effective in reducing child anxiety

iPad use before surgery requiring anaesthesia effective in reducing child anxiety

Study explores relationship between moderate-vigorous exercise and psychotic symptoms

Study explores relationship between moderate-vigorous exercise and psychotic symptoms

RACP releases new Choosing Wisely Australia recommendations on appropriate use of medicines for older adults

RACP releases new Choosing Wisely Australia recommendations on appropriate use of medicines for older adults

European Union may be catching up to the United States in nonmedical prescription drug abuse

European Union may be catching up to the United States in nonmedical prescription drug abuse