Narcolepsy News and Research

RSS
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.
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

Alzheimer's disease attacks brain regions responsible for wakefulness

Alzheimer's disease attacks brain regions responsible for wakefulness

California bill would fight deals that delay generic drugs

California bill would fight deals that delay generic drugs

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