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A sedative is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
Listening to music before going to bed can improve sleep quality among older adults

Listening to music before going to bed can improve sleep quality among older adults

Study shows how alcohol may affect the brain, offers potential treatments for alcohol misuse

Study shows how alcohol may affect the brain, offers potential treatments for alcohol misuse

Insomnia linked to more suicidal thoughts and disease severity in schizophrenia patients

Insomnia linked to more suicidal thoughts and disease severity in schizophrenia patients

Study: 94% of older adults prescribed fall-risk-increasing drugs

Study: 94% of older adults prescribed fall-risk-increasing drugs

Immunomodulatory drugs improve the success rate of cancer therapies

Immunomodulatory drugs improve the success rate of cancer therapies

Study shows safety and effectiveness of two recommended ICU sedatives

Study shows safety and effectiveness of two recommended ICU sedatives

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