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2009-01-13 07:30:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-01-05 08:38:15

An unusual sleep disorder could be a precursor to dementia or Parkinson’s disease.

2008-12-25 09:02:16

People with a sleep disorder that causes them to kick or cry out during their sleep may be at greater risk of developing dementia or Parkinson's disease,

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2008-11-27 09:50:41

In a novel study appearing this week in Neuron, Brandeis researchers identify for the first time a specific set of wake-promoting neurons in fruit flies that are analogous to cells in the much more complex sleep circuit in humans.

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2008-09-29 14:15:00

Japanese scientists may have identified a gene variant linked to narcolepsy.

2008-08-11 12:01:13

SEATTLE, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwest Hospital & Medical Center today announced the opening of the Northwest Hospital Sleep Center, a newly constructed sleep laboratory on its main campus.

2008-08-01 06:00:29

By Paul Whitelaw My Strange Brain, Five Harley Street, STV AS SHOWN in the new medical science/gawp-at-the-afflicted series, My Strange Brain, Mohammed Dowd suffers from chronic narcolepsy.

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2008-06-09 12:15:00

Insomnia complaints among college students are significantly associated with a decline in school performance based on self-reported grade-point average (GPA), according to a research abstract that will be presented on Monday at SLEEP 2008, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS).

2008-06-03 03:00:00

By Rasmussen, Nicolas Using historical research that draws on new primary sources, I review the causes and course of the first, mainly iatrogenic amphetamine epidemic in the United States from the 1940s through the 1960s.

2005-08-03 18:10:00

A drug that treats the uncontrollable sleepiness of narcolepsy can also help the 300,000 to 600,000 Americans who face chronic fatigue and sleep problems from working overnight shifts, according to a study released on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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