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CBT improved sleep, reduced cannabis use in those with chronic insomnia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is a “feasible and acceptable” treatment for people regularly using cannabis to help with sleep, J. Todd Arnedt, PhD, said at the SLEEP 2022 meeting.“Cannabis use has increased significantly in the past decade,” Arnedt, co-director of the Sleep and Circadian Research Laboratory and director of the behavioral

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Sleep apnea has complex role in cardiovascular disease

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The link between sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease involves multiple pathways and outcomes, Susan Redline, MD, MPH, Peter C. Farrell Professor of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, said at SLEEP 2022.
“There are multiple pathways that will lead from the cycle of apnea and recovery to multiple cardiovascular disease [CVD] outcomes, including arrhythmias,

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Telemedicine acceptable for patients being treated for schizophrenia

NEW ORLEANS — Most investigators concluded that telemedicine is satisfactory for patients with schizophrenia being treated with long-acting injectable psychotics, according to survey results presented at the American Psychiatric Association meeting.

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APA kicks off first in-person meeting since 2019

NEW ORLEANS – For the first time in 3 years, the American Psychiatric Association will host its annual meeting in person, May 21 to 25 in New Orleans, with social determinants of mental health as the conference theme.
“In my 30 years here as a member of APA this is truly the beginning of a very changed annual meeting where we cater to all the different communities who want to look at

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Santen launches treatment for vernal keratoconjunctivitis

DENVER – Santen announced the U.S. availability of Verkazia for the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis in children and adults during the ARVO meeting.

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Lack of documentation most common reason for malpractice suits

NEW ORLEANS – Sixty percent of malpractice claims result from poor documentation, according to presenters here at SECO 2022.

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FDA approves first drug-eluting contact lens

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care announced that the FDA has approved its Acuvue Theravision with Ketotifen daily disposable contact lenses.

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Smart contact lens shows positive study results

BOSTON – Innovega Inc.’s iOptik smart contact lens showed positive results in a phase 2 clinical trial involving subjects wearing the contacts with and without the company’s display eye wear.

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Vivid Vision virtual reality technology treats binocular dysfunctions

BOSTON – Vivid Vision software is indicated for treating convergence insufficiency, stereo depth perception, amblyopia and strabismus either in the clinic or at home, according to a presentation here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.Chief science officer Benjamin Backus, PhD, said at an academy-sponsored press conference that the system uses a virtual reality (VR) headset that

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