Modafinil

Type: Product
Name: Modafinil
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Modafinil can cure your Sleep Disorder

Sleep disorders are of several kinds. Most people would perhaps not consider constant sleepiness as a problem, but it is an actual medical disorder. Excessive sleepiness has been qualified as an actual health disorder and can be treated using therapy ... [Published Examiner.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

The impossibility of the night shift

Maintaining a regular circadian rhythm is crucial for human health. But almost 15 percent of full-time salaried workers in the United States work the graveyard shift, making them susceptible to sleep-cycle issues that, according to a new study, "can jeopardize ... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

I’m Tired! Is There a Pill for That?

It is probably the most common complaint by anyone—oncology patient or person you stop in the street. Virtually every disease in the Merck Manual starts with “presenting complaints include fatigue...” Which is why when a diagnosis takes awhile to make, ... [Published Cancernetwork.com - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Oncology, Diet, Modafinil
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Moorestown Attorney Investigating Alleged General Motors Coverup

Diane Nast is investigating alleged ignition switch defects, according to nastlaw.com.A Moorestown attorney has been appointed to a 10-membercommittee that will investigate allegations of a General Motors cover-up, accordingto her law firm’s website.Dianne ... [Published Moorestown Patch - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Impossibility Of The Night Shift

By Avital AndrewsMaintaining a regular circadian rhythm is crucial for human health. But almost 15 percent of full-time salaried workers in the United States work the graveyard shift, making them susceptible to sleep-cycle issues that, according to a ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Thoughts That Can’t Be Thought and Ideas That Can’t Be Formed: The Promise of Smart Drugs

“You know how they say that we can only access 20 percent of our brain?” says the man who offers stressed-out, blank-screened ‘writer’ Eddie Morra a fateful pill in the 2011 film Limitless . “Well, what this does, it lets you access all of it.” Morra, ... [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Gary Lynch, Modafinil, Drugs
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds

But questions about benefits, risks of these medications linger, review author notes.Many shift workers take drugs to sleep or stay awake despite lingering questions about their benefits and risks, researchers report.The study authors analyzed the findings ... [Published Illinois Manufacturing Association - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Workers, Drugs, Modafinil
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Modafinil compositions

Polymorphs and solvates of racemic, enantiomerically pure, and enantiomerically mixed modafinil are formed and discussed. In addition, said forms are described as useful for the treatment of many conditions including, but not limited to, narcolepsy. ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 4 reports

Getting a Good Day's Sleep

Shift workers who take melatonin may get 24 more minutes of sleep after a night shift and some who take the stimulants modafinil or armodafinil during a shift may be more alert, although these medications have adverse effects, according to a new literature ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of evidence for treating symptoms of sleep disturbance

Source: PrinceOfLove / Shutterstock.comThere is little evidence to support the efficacy of drugs used to treat sleep disordersShift workers can suffer from insomnia, excessive sleepiness or both, and may use various over-the-counter and prescription products ... [Published Pharmaceutical Journal - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 6 reports

Shift Workers Take Sleep Pills And Alertness Drugs That May Do More Harm Than Good

In most developed countries, at least one out of 10 workers does some form of shift work. Unsurprisingly, shift workers take drugs to help them stay awake or get to sleep, yet there’s both a lack of research of the drugs most commonly used by shift workers ... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Workers, Drugs, Modafinil
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Smart and smarter drugs

, 9:29 AM“You know how they say that we can only access 20 per cent of our brain?” says the man who offers stressed-out, blank-screened ‘writer’ Eddie Morra a fateful pill in the 2011 film Limitless . “Well, what this does, it lets you access all of it.” ... [Published Philly.com - Aug 05 2014]

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...salaried workers in the United States work the graveyard shift, making them susceptible to sleep-cycle issues that, according to a new study, "can jeopardize occupational health and safety by causing human errors and changes in basic biological and physiological functions."
John Dawson, CEO of Oxford BioMedica, said: "We are delighted that Paul has accepted the position of Chief Development Officer and chosen to take an Executive role within the Company at this exciting time for Oxford BioMedica. His insight and guidance as a Non-Executive BoardBoard member have been invaluable and his extensive experience in the strategic clinical development of innovative therapies will be important to Oxford BioMedica as we continue to develop our broad pipeline of novel gene and cell therapies."
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Modafinil can cure your Sleep Disorder [Published Examiner.com - 14 hours ago]
The impossibility of the night shift [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 31 2014]
I’m Tired! Is There a Pill for That? [Published Cancernetwork.com - Aug 27 2014]
Oxford BioMedica appoints chief development off... [Published Individual.com - Aug 27 2014]
What Happens To The Human Brain If You Try To W... [Published FiveThirtyEight - Aug 26 2014]
Moorestown Attorney Investigating Alleged Gener... [Published Moorestown Patch - Aug 26 2014]
The Impossibility Of The Night Shift [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Thoughts That Can’t Be Thought and Ideas That C... [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 25 2014]
ADHD Therapeutics to 2020 - Broadened Diagnosti... [Published Individual.com - Aug 25 2014]
The Impossibility of the Night Shift [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 22 2014]
Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awa... [Published Illinois Manufacturing Association - Aug 21 2014]
Low carb and Paleo diets best for weight loss: ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 21 2014]
Dianne M. Nast Appointed to General Motors Liti... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 19 2014]
OXFORD BIOMEDICA : anounces Dr Paul Blake to ta... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Modafinil compositions [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
Terry Wahls :The Power of Diet and Lifestyle: H... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 18 2014]
An Ethical Framework for the Use of Enhancement... [Published Disinformation - Aug 16 2014]
Why Take Smart Drugs When It's Just A Virus Whi... [Published Scoop Asia - Aug 16 2014]
Many shift workers use substances to stay awake... [Published KFVS12 - Aug 15 2014]
Oxford BioMedica : Directorate change [Published 4 Traders - Aug 15 2014]
Pro Gaming Faces a Surprising Challenge: Doping [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 15 2014]
Prepare to Be Shocked [Published Nextgov.com - Aug 14 2014]
Getting a Good Day's Sleep [Published General Medicine eJournal - Aug 13 2014]
Lack of evidence for treating symptoms of sleep... [Published Pharmaceutical Journal - Aug 13 2014]
Sleep inducing drugs may do more harm than good [Published Business Standard India - Aug 13 2014]
Drugs not helping shift workers sleep well [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 13 2014]
Medicines update (15) [Published Pharmacy News - Aug 13 2014]
Sleep Drugs May Not Be Effective for Shift Work... [Published KSFO-AM - Aug 13 2014]
Shift Workers Take Sleep Pills And Alertness Dr... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 13 2014]
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Eisai Sues FDA Over NCE Exclusivity False Start... [Published FDA Law Blog - Aug 10 2014]
By Kurt R. Karst –We thought Eisai Inc.’s (“Eisai”) beef with FDA over New Chemical Entity (“NCE”) exclusivity might resurface at some point . . . and now it has.  Last Friday, Eisai filed a Complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ...
Drugs in space and sleepless in the shuttle [Published Mind Hacks - Aug 08 2014]
A fascinating study published in today’s Lancet Neurology reports on sleep deprivation in astronauts but also describes the drugs shuttle crew members use to keep themselves awake and help them fall asleep. The study looked at sleep data from ...
The Enhanced Brain [Published Brain Blogger - Jul 31 2014]
To desire immortality is to desire the eternal perpetuation of a great mistake. – Arthur Schopenhauer We easily accept the idea of wearing spectacles, smoothing an ugly wrinkle with Botox, reshaping our nose or buying help with our children’s schooling ...
Dealing with MS fatigue – what works? [Published MSology - Jul 31 2014]
Most people with multiple sclerosis experience fatigue. It’s not the normal feeling of being tired, but more of a sick weariness that sucks the energy out of mind and body. It’s hard to explain to a boss, a spouse or the kids. Also inexplicable is the ...
Nuvigil/Provigil and NuvaRing interaction [Published HealthBoards - Jul 13 2014]
Hi all!Just started taking Nuvigil (Armodafinil) a few days ago to combat my excessive sleepiness, and it has helped a little to begin with! :) I'm concerned about a few possibly interactions of other things I take, but mostly with hormonal birth control ...
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