Treatment of Middle-of-the-Night Insomnia

Intermittent or middle-of-the-night (MOTN) insomnia afflicts 10-40% of adults in the US population. It is characterized by nocturnal awakenings with difficulty in returning to sleep afterwards. Patients report a variety of causes for these awakenings, but objectively, 90% of clinically significant awakenings are preceded by an episode of altered breathing…

Milk Thistle Health Benefits

Milk thistle is a wild, commonly found plant with wide range of possible health benefits. This plant derives its name from its large white veins and big prickly leaves. Milk thistle can be consumed via oral capsules, tablets, or in powdered or liquid form. Recent research has indicated unique properties…

APO-Alendronate

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-ALENDRONATE ONCE WEEKLY Alendronate sodium Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about alendronate. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking…

Cellular stress makes obese mothers have obese babies

Maternal obesity increases the risk for obesity and metabolic perturbations in their offspring, but what are the mechanisms? In a new study published March 12 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology, Sebastien Bouret of the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) in Lille, France, and colleagues show…