Rutgers University-Camden study shows link between insomnia and alcohol use among adolescents
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  November 21, 2017  
  Sleep Disorder  
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 Rutgers University-Camden study shows link between insomnia and alcohol use among adolescentsRutgers University-Camden study shows link between insomnia and alcohol use among adolescents
 
Insomnia is linked to frequency of alcohol use among early adolescents, according to new Rutgers University-Camden research.
 
 
 PAP therapy improves quality of life in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, study showsPAP therapy improves quality of life in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, study shows
 
A new study shows that positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy improves quality of life measures in people who have obstructive sleep apnea.
 
   Insomnia linked to increased risk of death and rapid loss of kidney functionInsomnia linked to increased risk of death and rapid loss of kidney function
 
Insomnia may have detrimental effects on individuals' kidney health and their overall survival, according to a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 October 31­–November 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.
 
   OSA may put elderly people at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's diseaseOSA may put elderly people at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease
 
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may put elderly people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
 
   Benzodiazepines linked to increased risk of death among Alzheimer’s disease patientsBenzodiazepines linked to increased risk of death among Alzheimer’s disease patients
 
Benzodiazepine and related drug use is associated with a 40 per cent increase in mortality among persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The findings were published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
 
 Major labeling inaccuracies in cannabidiol extract products
 
Major labeling inaccuracies in cannabidiol extract productsThere is a growing demand among consumers for marijuana containing products supposedly providing several health benefits in a range od diseases and conditions. This has spawned thousands of websites that are selling these products online. Many of these contain mislabeled cannabidiol (CBD) or a compound found in cannabis or marijuana finds a new study.
 
 
 HELP program for older adults reduces hospital readmissions rates
 
HELP program for older adults reduces hospital readmissions ratesThe Hospital Elder Life Program, or HELP, is an evidence-based treatment plan developed in the 1990s to prevent hospitalized older adults from developing delirium (the medical term for sudden confusion).
 
 
 FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system
 
FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking systemThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first drug in the U.S. with a digital ingestion tracking system. Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole tablets with sensor) has an ingestible sensor embedded in the pill that records that the medication was taken.
 
 
 FDA permits marketing of first electric stimulation device to reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms
 
FDA permits marketing of first electric stimulation device to reduce opioid withdrawal symptomsToday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted a new indication to an electric stimulation device for use in helping to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal.