Zolpidem Can Enhance Recovery from Stroke, say researchers - West Texas News

A drug used to treat insomnia can actually enhance the recovery from stroke, researchers found during a recent study. The drug Zolpidem, is better known by the trade name Ambien. Zolpidem is a new class of sleeping pills that are sold under the brands ...

Ambien May Help Stroke Recovery - Science World Report

Ambien, sold as zolpidem, helped to reduce stroke risk in mice, according to a new study. Researchers at Stanford University in California found that mice returned to pre-stroke abilities after being given the drug. "Before this study, the thinking in ...

Stroke Recovery Better With Ambien: Study - Latinos Health

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 9: Intensive Care patient Annie Lucas is comforted by her daughter Julie Austin in the Intensive Care Unit at the Royal North Shore Hospital March 9, 2007 in Sydney, Australia. Each year, around 148,000 people are admitted ...

Ambien shown to aid pace of stroke recovery in mice - UPI.com

Ambien is typically used to treat sleep disorders, however its ability to increase a neurotransmitter in the brain led researchers to test its effects on stroke recovery. Photo by DEA/Wikimedia. STANFORD, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- In experiments with ...

Sleeping pills offer hope to STROKE victims: Tablets taken for insomnia 'could help survivors regain the ability to ... - Daily Mail

If the dramatic results are replicated in people, it could mean that many more stroke survivors regain the ability to eat, dress or walk unaided, greatly improving life for them and their carers. There are 15 million people worldwide who suffer a ...

Stanford study: Commonly used sleeping pill may boost stroke recovery - Scope (blog)

sleeping pill If what works in mice works in people, a widely popular sleeping pill could someday start seeing action as an aid to stroke recovery, according to a study carried out by Stanford neuroscientists Gary Steinberg, MD, PhD, and Tonya Bliss ...

Stroke recovery in mice improved by Ambien - Stanford Medical Center Report

Zolpidem, better known by the trade name Ambien, increased the rate at which mice that had strokes recovered their pre-stroke sensory acuity and motor coordination. Dec 18 2015. Gary Steinberg. Mice that had strokes rebounded significantly faster if ...

Cheap NHS sleeping pill could help stroke victims recover more quickly - Telegraph.co.uk

A cheap sleeping pill already available on NHS could help stroke victims recover within days rather than months, a study by Stanford University suggests. Zolpidem, better known by the trade name Ambien, is currently prescribed for around 750,000 people ...

Controversial sleeping pill helps mice recover from strokes - New Scientist

Scientists hunting for a drug that speeds stroke recovery might find one in the bedside cabinets of millions of Americans. Mice treated with small doses of the sleeping pill Ambien recovered more quickly from strokes than those given a placebo. Ambien ...

Sleeping pill could help people recover from a stroke - Express.co.uk

A TABLET prescribed for insomnia could hold the key to people recovering from a stroke, a study found. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 18:00, Fri, Dec 18, 2015. 0. Sleeping pills GETTY STOCK. Sleeping pills could help people recover from strokes. Zolpidem is a ...