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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.
Are nasal-spray vaccines the solution to respiratory infectious diseases?

Are nasal-spray vaccines the solution to respiratory infectious diseases?

New discovery increases understanding of the effects of narcolepsy on the brain

New discovery increases understanding of the effects of narcolepsy on the brain

Severe sleep apnea diagnosis panics reporter until he finds a simple, no-cost solution

Severe sleep apnea diagnosis panics reporter until he finds a simple, no-cost solution

The incidence rates of adverse events of special interest in COVID-19 vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons

The incidence rates of adverse events of special interest in COVID-19 vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons

Study finds increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders among COVID-19 positive patients

Study finds increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders among COVID-19 positive patients

Temporary increase in dopamine levels initiates sleep state transitions

Temporary increase in dopamine levels initiates sleep state transitions

Increased levels of dopamine play an important role in transition to REM sleep, mice study suggests

Increased levels of dopamine play an important role in transition to REM sleep, mice study suggests

FDA approves a new indication for chronic sleep disorder treatment

FDA approves a new indication for chronic sleep disorder treatment

New AASM position statement emphasizes that sleep is a biological necessity

New AASM position statement emphasizes that sleep is a biological necessity

New algorithm can improve diagnosis, treatment of sleep disorders

New algorithm can improve diagnosis, treatment of sleep disorders

Study uncovers a novel autoantigen in patients with narcolepsy type 1

Study uncovers a novel autoantigen in patients with narcolepsy type 1

Study focuses on understanding the origin of neuronal diversity

Study focuses on understanding the origin of neuronal diversity

Person in the midst of vivid dream can engage in real-time communication

Person in the midst of vivid dream can engage in real-time communication

New study reveals that daytime naps are partly regulated by genes

New study reveals that daytime naps are partly regulated by genes

Insomnia patients commonly underestimate their actual sleep behavior

Insomnia patients commonly underestimate their actual sleep behavior

Specific brain neurons could provide a target for treating sleep-related disorders

Specific brain neurons could provide a target for treating sleep-related disorders

Study finds no link between narcolepsy drug and increased risk of fetal malformation

Study finds no link between narcolepsy drug and increased risk of fetal malformation

Meditation-relaxation technique can help treat sleep paralysis

Meditation-relaxation technique can help treat sleep paralysis

Nanoparticles containing gliadin could allow celiac disease patients to eat a normal diet

Nanoparticles containing gliadin could allow celiac disease patients to eat a normal diet

MIT neuroscientists find a way to reverse noise hypersensitivity in mice

MIT neuroscientists find a way to reverse noise hypersensitivity in mice