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A sedative is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

UC San Diego's CMCR announces research grants to explore cannabis for medical applications

UC San Diego's CMCR announces research grants to explore cannabis for medical applications

‘Sticky’ gene may boost the nerve calming effects of Valium

‘Sticky’ gene may boost the nerve calming effects of Valium

People with severe insomnia may benefit from sedatives, shows study

People with severe insomnia may benefit from sedatives, shows study

Testosterone-containing nasal spray offers promising alternative for people suffering from 'low T'

Testosterone-containing nasal spray offers promising alternative for people suffering from 'low T'

Using cannabis and opioids for pain increases mental health issues

Using cannabis and opioids for pain increases mental health issues

Adults who combine opioids and cannabis have more mental health issues

Adults who combine opioids and cannabis have more mental health issues

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

New study examines non‐medical use of anti-anxiety medication

New study examines non‐medical use of anti-anxiety medication

Attention: Over forties face unnecessarily high risk of alcohol-related adverse drug reactions

Attention: Over forties face unnecessarily high risk of alcohol-related adverse drug reactions

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Cannabis users could be more tolerant to anesthesia agents

Cannabis users could be more tolerant to anesthesia agents

Alzheimer's patients using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia, study shows

Alzheimer's patients using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia, study shows

Inflammation in the brain increases side-effects of hypnotic drugs

Inflammation in the brain increases side-effects of hypnotic drugs

Wakefulness and novel sleep index may predict success of spontaneous breathing trial

Wakefulness and novel sleep index may predict success of spontaneous breathing trial

New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing memory loss related to depression, aging

New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing memory loss related to depression, aging

Study shows no difference between relief offered by topical pain creams and placebos

Study shows no difference between relief offered by topical pain creams and placebos

Caution must be taken while prescribing opioid to tobacco users to prevent addiction

Caution must be taken while prescribing opioid to tobacco users to prevent addiction

Innovative care model for children with ASD reduces use of behavioral drugs in ED

Innovative care model for children with ASD reduces use of behavioral drugs in ED