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2014-07-03 12:26:04

Nonprofit Continues Support in the Search for Narcolepsy Cure WORCESTER, Mass., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc. (WUN), a nonprofit organization working to speed diagnosis of narcolepsy and help in the search for a cure, recently awarded a research grant for $50,000 to Dr. Emmanuel Mignot, Director of the Center for Sleep Sciences and the Center for Narcolepsy at Stanford University's School of Medicine....

2014-06-02 16:25:34

Study Demonstrated Robust Alerting Effect Consistent with Phase 2a Results DUBLIN, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today presented data from the Phase 2b study evaluating JZP-110 (formerly known as ADX-N05) as a potential new treatment for the symptoms of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adults with narcolepsy. In the study, all primary and secondary endpoints were met and patients treated with JZP-110 experienced statistically significant...

2014-05-27 16:25:39

Phase 2b Data for JZP-110 in Adults with EDS in Narcolepsy Accepted as Late-Breaker Oral Presentation DUBLIN, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) announced today that new data for the investigational compound JZP-110 (previously ADX-N05) will be presented at the 28th Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS) Annual SLEEP Meeting, May 31 to June 4, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minn. The JZP-110 abstract was accepted as a late-breaker oral presentation. The...

2013-10-11 12:47:54

Researchers at the University of Toronto discover how the body's muscles accidentally fall asleep while awake Normally muscles contract in order to support the body, but in a rare condition known as cataplexy the body's muscles "fall asleep" and become involuntarily paralyzed. Cataplexy is incapacitating because it leaves the affected individual awake, but either fully or partially paralyzed. It is one of the bizarre symptoms of the sleep disorder called narcolepsy. "Cataplexy is...

2013-09-27 23:27:35

Historic FDA meeting on narcolepsy drug development brings narcolepsy community to FDA to offer candid and emotional remarks on how narcolepsy affects their lives, and on current treatment options. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Narcolepsy Network, a national nonprofit organization supporting people with narcolepsy, joined dozens of others from the narcolepsy community at the FDA’s public meeting on narcolepsy drug development. The meeting was held on September 24 at FDA...


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