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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.
Positive airway pressure reduces depressive symptoms in patients with OSA

Positive airway pressure reduces depressive symptoms in patients with OSA

Researcher uncovers link between pro athlete's longevity and sleepiness

Researcher uncovers link between pro athlete's longevity and sleepiness

Adult fear of the dark may contribute to insomnia

Adult fear of the dark may contribute to insomnia

Short sleep periods increase risk of stroke in normal-weight adults

Short sleep periods increase risk of stroke in normal-weight adults

MRI scans reveal how sleep deprivation impairs brain regions associated with food processing

MRI scans reveal how sleep deprivation impairs brain regions associated with food processing

Study uses brain scans to better understand link between sleep restriction and obesity

Study uses brain scans to better understand link between sleep restriction and obesity

Sleep loss markedly exaggerates emotional reactivity in people with anxiety disorders

Sleep loss markedly exaggerates emotional reactivity in people with anxiety disorders

Mylan, Teva resolve generic Provigil litigation

Mylan, Teva resolve generic Provigil litigation

With Adderall shortage, drug counterfeiters try to seize a market opportunity

With Adderall shortage, drug counterfeiters try to seize a market opportunity

Ritalin use in ADHD rises four-fold over a decade

Ritalin use in ADHD rises four-fold over a decade

Teva, Mylan settle patent infringement litigation for Nuvigil

Teva, Mylan settle patent infringement litigation for Nuvigil

SK Biopharmaceuticals receives FDA Orphan Drug status for carisbamate

SK Biopharmaceuticals receives FDA Orphan Drug status for carisbamate

Par Pharmaceutical commences shipment of modafinil tablets

Par Pharmaceutical commences shipment of modafinil tablets

Roaring snores could be sounds of obstructive sleep apnea

Roaring snores could be sounds of obstructive sleep apnea

SK Biopharmaceuticals initiates YKP10811 phase 2 trial in chronic constipation

SK Biopharmaceuticals initiates YKP10811 phase 2 trial in chronic constipation

Children with chronic sleep problems may develop mental health disorders later in life

Children with chronic sleep problems may develop mental health disorders later in life

Parents blame swine flu vaccine for son’s narcolepsy

Parents blame swine flu vaccine for son’s narcolepsy

Protein, not sugar, stimulates cells keeping us thin and awake

Protein, not sugar, stimulates cells keeping us thin and awake

Scientists discover neurons responsible for light-induced arousal response

Scientists discover neurons responsible for light-induced arousal response

Scientists identify first DNA faults linked to melanoma

Scientists identify first DNA faults linked to melanoma

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