Cannabinoid drug found effective for treating sleep apnea

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Sleep apnea is estimated to affect 1 in 5 American adults, and there are currently no drugs available to treat it. But a large-scale clinical trial now offers hope, proving that a drug that uses a synthetic version of the main psychoactive substance in cannabis is effective for treating the…

How to manage nocturia: Treating an overactive bladder at night

On April 11, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Simply put, nocturia is too much urination at night. The condition involves regularly waking up in the night to urinate. There are many different causes for this condition, which can make it difficult to diagnose. However, once the causes are known, there are many treatments available….

ACP recommends cognitive behavioral therapy over drugs for treating chronic insomnia

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) should be the first-line treatment for adults with chronic insomnia, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). The new evidence-based clinical practice guideline is published in Annals of Internal Medicine. CBT-I consists of a combination of treatments that include cognitive…