On the way, a sleeping pill that promises no side effects and targets the ROOT cause of insomniaDORA-22 works in a different way to existing sleeping pillsIt could usher in 'new era for insomnia treatment' say expertsThe NHS currently spends 50million a year on sleeping pills By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 00:31 GMT, 4 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:56 GMT, 4 April 2013 A pill which promises a good night’s sleep without side-effects could be on its way.
Lazy GPs keep on doling out powerful sleeping pills to the elderly when they should only be used as short term treatmentOne in five elderly insomnia sufferers have never had drugs reviewed by GPFour out of five of those surveyed have trouble sleeping despite taking pills By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:34 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:35 GMT, 3 April 2013 One in five elderly insomnia sufferers told a survey they have never had their drugs reviewed by a GP – which breaches official guidelines (file picture) Doctors are still prescribing powerful sleeping pills for months at a time to older people who risk becoming addicted, warn experts.
Insomniac Britain: Sales of sleeping aids soar 20% in a yearSleep data shows London is the insomnia capitalSales of sleeping aids have soared by 20 per centOne in five Britons admits to only getting an average of two hours sleep on a Sunday nightRise of iPads in bedroom partly explains the problem By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:52 GMT, 11 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:43 GMT, 11 March 2013 Did you wake up this morning feeling groggy and tired If so, you are not alone.
Dementia risk from sleeping tablets: Pensioners on pills taken by 1.5m are 50% more likely to be hit, warns Harvard study Academics say side effects could be so harmful doctors should avoid prescribing themScientists believe sleeping pills may interfere with neurotransmitters in the brain, possibly causing dementiaDoctors made 10million sleeping pill prescriptions last year | UPDATED: 23:03 GMT, 27 September 2012 Around 1.5m Britons are thought to be taking sleeping pills at any one time, with over 10million prescriptions handed out every year Sleeping pills taken by more than a million Britons significantly increase the risk of dementia, researchers warn today.
Medical miracle Father 'wakes up' from seven-year coma after he is given a sleeping pill Ayanda Nqinana, from Johannseburg, was left with severe brain injuries after his car crashed in 2005His doctors said he would most likely never recoverFive days after they started giving him Stilnox, Mr Nqinana showed signs of consciousness | UPDATED: 14:36 GMT, 11 September 2012 A South African man who had been in a coma for seven years was 'woken up' after being given a sleeping pill.
Sleeping pills ‘don’t work for four out of 10 Britons with insomnia’ Study shows cognitive behavioural therapy more effective | UPDATED: 22:49 GMT, 9 September 2012 Four in ten adults who take sleeping pills find they fail to help their insomnia, a survey has found.
Happy pill boom as GPs hand out record 47m prescriptions…
UK addicted to sleeping pills: Stress-related insomnia on rise since start of the economic crunchNHS spending 50million a year on the drugsThat's a rise of one-sixth over the past three yearsExperts fear patients may be getting hooked | UPDATED: 07:06 GMT, 11 May 2012 Britain has become a nation of sleeping pill addicts since the start of the economic downturn, figures revealed yesterday.
Write your worries on a piece of paper, tear it up and then throw it away: How you too can learn to regrette rien | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 5 May 2012 Edith Piaf famously sang that she had no regrets, but I doubt many of us could say the same.
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