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Millions on prescription sleeping pills would sleep through a fire alarm

19:00 EST 10 Jan 2019 | AAAS

(Frontiers) Widely prescribed 'benzodiazepine' sleeping pills suppress the sleeping brain's ability to wake us when it senses a threat. But an alternative class of hypnotics currently under development could allow users to rouse in the event of an earthquake, fire alarm or intruder, according to a new study. Published in Frontiers Behavioral Neuroscience, the research takes millions closer to sleeping safe and sound.

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