Latest Cataplexy Stories

2011-09-08 20:50:09

Narcolepsy is a rare disorder characterized by an excessive urge to sleep at inappropriate times and places. Narcoleptics are also often subject to "cataplexy," a sudden muscle weakness that is triggered by strong emotions. Although most cases of narcolepsy are thought to be caused by complex mechanisms, a small percentage of cases are associated with unidentified inherited mutations. Now, a new study published by Cell Press on September 8th in the American Journal of Human Genetics uncovers...

2011-04-22 00:00:28

The Cohen Foundation is a non-profit organization in North Carolina, based in the Mecklenburg County area, that provides education to families and Communities of Children diagnosed with Narcolepsy with Cataplexy, Support Groups, support in obtaining a cure for Narcolepsy and provides financial relief towards medical expenses for families of children with diagnosis. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 The Cohen Foundation, Inc. has been instituted to find a cure for Narcolepsy and...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.