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A sedative is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
COVID-19 ICU patients found to have higher burden of delirium and coma

COVID-19 ICU patients found to have higher burden of delirium and coma

Mastectomy and reconstructive surgery may increase risk of becoming persistent drug users

Mastectomy and reconstructive surgery may increase risk of becoming persistent drug users

Z-drugs can increase risk of falls, fractures, and stroke in dementia patients

Z-drugs can increase risk of falls, fractures, and stroke in dementia patients

Alcohol consumption before bedtime can impact quality of sleep

Alcohol consumption before bedtime can impact quality of sleep

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

New project aims to improve quality of life for dementia patients in care homes

New project aims to improve quality of life for dementia patients in care homes

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia provides relief

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia provides relief

Study: Inhaled sedatives can reduce lung inflammation, improve survival

Study: Inhaled sedatives can reduce lung inflammation, improve survival

Early exposure to anesthetics may cause alcohol use disorder in adolescents

Early exposure to anesthetics may cause alcohol use disorder in adolescents

Reversing history, Indian Health Service seeks traditional healers

Reversing history, Indian Health Service seeks traditional healers

Texas-based hospital develops an integrated approach to reduce ventilation time

Texas-based hospital develops an integrated approach to reduce ventilation time

What does recovery from COVID-19 look like? It depends. A pulmonologist explains.

What does recovery from COVID-19 look like? It depends. A pulmonologist explains.

Study reveals the neural basis of sensory hypersensitivity in people with autism

Study reveals the neural basis of sensory hypersensitivity in people with autism

Factors that may contribute to elevated risk of alcohol use disorder in adolescence

Factors that may contribute to elevated risk of alcohol use disorder in adolescence

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol

New method determines the atomic structure of natural products more rapidly, accurately

New method determines the atomic structure of natural products more rapidly, accurately

Study: Less than 2% of people at risk for opioid overdose are prescribed life-saving drug

Study: Less than 2% of people at risk for opioid overdose are prescribed life-saving drug

Study: Holding intubated infants found to be well tolerated and safe

Study: Holding intubated infants found to be well tolerated and safe

Giving a shot of ketamine could help heavy drinkers reduce alcohol intake

Giving a shot of ketamine could help heavy drinkers reduce alcohol intake

Study finds increase in overall rate of exposure to natural psychoactive substances

Study finds increase in overall rate of exposure to natural psychoactive substances