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What is Ambien and what are its known side effects?

What is Ambien and what are its known side effects?

Health
After Roseanne Barr posted a tweet comparing a former adviser of then-President Barack Obama to an ape, she later apologized in multiple tweets and said she made the racist comments while impaired by the pharmaceutical sleep aid Ambien. In now-deleted tweets, she said, "It was 2 in the morning and I was ambien tweeting-it was memorial day too-i went 2 far & do not want it defended." Another tweet she wrote said she was "not giving excuses for what I did(tweeted) but I've done weird stuff while on ambien- cracked eggs on the wall at 2am etc." The manufacturer of Ambien, Sanofi-Aventis, admitted there are side effects to the sleep medication, but said in a tweet, "People of all races, religions and nationalities work at Sanofi every day to improve the lives of people around the world. ...
Icahn, with 6 percent of Newell Brands shares, hasn't decided which side he's on

Icahn, with 6 percent of Newell Brands shares, hasn't decided which side he's on

Finance
Billionaire Carl Icahn reported a greater than 6 percent stake in Rubbermaid parent Newell Brands, calling them undervalued, according to a regulatory filing on Friday.The activist investor said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that he intends to talk with Newell management about ways to "enhance shareholder value." The filing also says Icahn expects to have additional talks with other fund manager, Starboard Value, about its proxy contest against Newell. Earlier this month, Icahn told CNBC he had taken the large stake without saying exactly how much he had acquired.Activists Starboard Value and Martin Franklin have teamed up to oust Newell's entire board. Icahn's filing on Friday said he hasn't decided whether he was going to support management or Starboard. "Altho...
Light-activated cancer drugs may minimize chemotherapy side effects

Light-activated cancer drugs may minimize chemotherapy side effects

Health
Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Chemotherapy drugs activated by light to treat cancer can minimize side effects by targeting strictly non-healthy cells, according to new research in Britain and Australia.The Monash Warwick Alliance, an intercontinental collaboration between the University of Warwick in Britain and Monash University in Australia, examined how a platinum-based chemotherapy drug candidate kills cancer cells in targeted areas after being activated by light -- but can be directed away from healthy tissue.'"The current shortcomings of most chemotherapeutic agents are unfortunately undeniable, and therefore there is ongoing effort to develop new therapies and improve our understanding of how these agents work in effort to develop not only more effective, but also more selective, therapies to re...
Derby 0-0 Bristol City: Lee Johnson's side stop the rot with hard-fought draw at Pride Park

Derby 0-0 Bristol City: Lee Johnson's side stop the rot with hard-fought draw at Pride Park

Sports
Gary Rowett's side missed a number of chances in the frustrating draw Friday, January 19, 2018Luke Steele came off the bench to help Bristol City hold promotion rivals Derby to a goalless draw in an incident-packed match at Pride Park.Steele came on for the injured Frank Fielding at half-time and made two outstanding saves as Derby were unable to make their second-half pressure pay.City had to dig in to end a five-match losing run although Korey Smith almost won it with a shot that flashed just wide in stoppage time.Given Derby's eight-game unbeaten run in the league, it was no surprise new signing Cameron Jerome was on the bench while City were boosted by Bailey Wright's recovery from a knee injury.George Thorne fired well over from just outside the box in the opening minutes and Aden Fli...
Sanctuary on side of Mexican volcano could be universe model

Sanctuary on side of Mexican volcano could be universe model

Technology
Mexican archaeologists say they have excavated a stone sanctuary in a pond on the side of a volcano east of Mexico City that may have been built as a miniature model of the universe. The National Institute of Anthropology and History says the remnants of the stone "tetzacualco" were in the center of a natural pond below the Iztaccihuatl volcano at an elevation of nearly 13,000 feet. In addition to the sanctuary, decorative pieces associated with the rain god Tlaloc were found nearby. Archaeologist Iris del Rocio Hernandez Bautista says some Mesoamerican creation myths hold that the earth monster Cipactli floated on primeval waters and then split itself, thus creating the heavens and earth. She says the site at Nahualac could emulate that idea.Let's block ads! (Why?) ABC News: Technology