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2013-08-26 08:28:32

Nonprofit Continues Support in the Search for Improved Treatment and a Cure WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc. (WUN), a nonprofit working to speed diagnosis of narcolepsy and help in the search for a cure, recently awarded research grants totaling $69,500 to three of the world's leading scientific investigators studying this debilitating sleep disorder. WUN made grants to: -- $42,000 to Dr. Emmanuel Mignot, Director of the Center for...

2013-07-23 16:24:20

DUBLIN, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that it will report its second quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, after the close of the financial markets. Company management will host a live audio webcast immediately following the announcement at 4:30 p.m. EDT/9:30 p.m. IST to provide a business and financial update and discuss second quarter 2013 financial results. Interested parties may access the live audio...

2013-06-24 23:03:41

Narcolepsy Network, a national patient support organization for people with narcolepsy, will hold its 28th annual conference this year in Atlanta. People with narcolepsy and their families will join some of the country's leading medical professionals and sleep researchers at the event, October 18-20, 2013. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Narcolepsy Network will hold its 28th annual conference this year in Atlanta. People with narcolepsy and their families will join some of the country's...

2013-06-13 08:24:36

WORCESTER, Mass., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Comprehensive results from new research, the Burden of Narcolepsy Disease (BOND) study - the largest of its kind - indicate that the sleep disorder narcolepsy has a significant impact on both the people living with the condition and our healthcare system. Specifically, the BOND data found: People with narcolepsy, with or without cataplexy (muscle weakness), were more likely to experience an increased rate of comorbidities,...

2013-06-05 08:28:17

First U.S. study to highlight severe comorbidities and economic burden associated with narcolepsy DUBLIN, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers will present data today that demonstrate people with narcolepsy face significant personal health and economic burden. The Burden of Narcolepsy Disease (BOND) study, the largest of its kind and the first in the United States, found that patients with narcolepsy, with or without cataplexy, were more likely to suffer from a higher...

2013-05-14 00:21:25

DUBLIN, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the company will participate in three upcoming investor events. A live audio webcast of each presentation may be accessed from the Investors section of the Jazz Pharmaceuticals website at www.jazzpharmaceuticals.com. The events, presentation times and speakers include: UBS Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. EDT/2:30 p.m. IST. Kathryn E. Falberg,...

2013-04-23 16:25:33

DUBLIN, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that it will report its first quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, after the close of the financial markets. The announcement will be followed by a conference call and live webcast at 4:30 p.m. EDT/9:30 p.m. IST. During the call, company management will provide a business and financial update and review its first quarter 2013 results. A live webcast of the presentation...

2013-03-08 16:22:30

Northwestern Medicine expert offers tips to help you spring forward with ease CHICAGO, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, March 10, it will be time to once again change the clocks as Daylight Saving Time takes place at 2 a.m. central standard time. While "springing forward" means a loss hour of sleep that may cause some people to feel sluggish on Sunday and Monday, most will quickly adjust. However, for a significant number of Americans, losing just one hour of sleep and...

2013-03-03 23:03:25

The Center for Sleep Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge, was named in Sleep Review´s Best of 2013 Sleep Doctors and Facilities list, which will be appearing in the April 2013 issue. Old Bridge, NJ (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 The Center for Sleep Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge, was named in Sleep Review´s Best of 2013 Sleep Doctors and Facilities list, appearing in the April 2013 issue. The center is the only New Jersey facility named to the list,...

2013-02-27 11:13:22

Results consistent with findings from Finland and Sweden, but may still be overestimated The results are consistent with previous studies from Finland and Sweden and indicate that the association is not confined to Scandinavian populations. However, the authors stress that the risk may still be overestimated, and they call for longer term monitoring of the cohort of children and adolescents exposed to Pandemrix to evaluate the exact level of risk. In 2009, pandemic influenza A (H1N1)...