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Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder, or dyssomnia. The condition is characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in which a person experiences extreme fatigue and possibly falls asleep at inappropriate times, such as while at work or at school.
Study offers new evidence that narcolepsy is an autoimmune condition

Study offers new evidence that narcolepsy is an autoimmune condition

Scientists find new proof that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease

Scientists find new proof that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease

Loyola expert recommends powering down smart phones to get a good night's sleep

Loyola expert recommends powering down smart phones to get a good night's sleep

Regular use of party drug GHB associated with brain changes

Regular use of party drug GHB associated with brain changes

Child sleep disorders on the rise due to social media and obesity

Child sleep disorders on the rise due to social media and obesity

Common ADHD drug may cause adverse psychotic side effects

Common ADHD drug may cause adverse psychotic side effects

Seven activities that prevent you from getting quality sleep during summer

Seven activities that prevent you from getting quality sleep during summer

Heroin could could help patients with narcolepsy

Heroin could could help patients with narcolepsy

Sleep disorders appear to be first sign of serious neurological diseases

Sleep disorders appear to be first sign of serious neurological diseases

New study indicates possible misuse or abuse of ADHD medication

New study indicates possible misuse or abuse of ADHD medication

Study: People with rare diseases at high risk for experiencing poor quality of life

Study: People with rare diseases at high risk for experiencing poor quality of life

Study shows no relation between swine flu vaccination and increased risk of type 1 diabetes

Study shows no relation between swine flu vaccination and increased risk of type 1 diabetes

Transcranial direct current stimulation leads to reduction in MS-related fatigue

Transcranial direct current stimulation leads to reduction in MS-related fatigue

Research findings may pave way for miracle drug to treat narcolepsy

Research findings may pave way for miracle drug to treat narcolepsy

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Pharmaceuticalization of today’s sleep

Pharmaceuticalization of today’s sleep

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

Sleep paralysis can be strange and frightening experience but not harmful

Sleep paralysis can be strange and frightening experience but not harmful

FDA takes action against websites that illegally sell unapproved prescription drugs

FDA takes action against websites that illegally sell unapproved prescription drugs

Misuse of Adderall drug rising among young adults, research suggests

Misuse of Adderall drug rising among young adults, research suggests