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A sedative is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
Researchers explore older adults' awareness of drug-related health risks

Researchers explore older adults' awareness of drug-related health risks

Fall among elderly patients linked to higher risk for adverse events

Fall among elderly patients linked to higher risk for adverse events

Study reveals safety of patient-administered sedatives during mechanical ventilation

Study reveals safety of patient-administered sedatives during mechanical ventilation

Fatal overdose risk increases with daily opioid use among Medicaid patients, study finds

Fatal overdose risk increases with daily opioid use among Medicaid patients, study finds

Swedish researchers estimate effects of solitary living on health care for Alzheimer's disease patients

Swedish researchers estimate effects of solitary living on health care for Alzheimer's disease patients

Repeated exposure to anesthesia early in life impairs visual recognition memory

Repeated exposure to anesthesia early in life impairs visual recognition memory

Internet withdrawal causes physiological changes in digitally-dependent people

Internet withdrawal causes physiological changes in digitally-dependent people

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