Latest narcolepsy Stories

2010-06-08 18:44:09

Regulations that limit the number of hours worked also should provide guidance for shift start times to maximize workers’ sleep opportunity and minimize the risk of on-the-job fatigue.

2010-06-08 18:40:25

Excessive sleepiness is more common in the U.S. than in Europe, which raises concerns for public health and safety.

2010-06-08 18:38:42

A small percentage of nurses struggle to remain vigilant during successive 12-hour shifts.

2010-06-07 13:28:18

Although incident parasomnias are uncommon as children enter adolescence, parasomnias present in preadolescents may persist into the teen years.

2010-04-27 21:15:00

WORCESTER, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN), a non-profit foundation started in 2008 by Kevin Cosgrove, a 32-year-old with narcolepsy, had 4 runners participating in the April 19, 2010 Boston marathon.

2010-04-22 11:37:00

CUMBERLAND, R.I., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep HealthCenters, a network of specialized sleep medicine centers and the largest provider of such services in New England, announces the Sleep HealthCenter of Cumberland, Rhode Island has received accreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

2010-03-24 08:00:00

BRIGHTON, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep HealthCenters and Gaylord Hospital have entered into a series of agreements regarding sleep medicine services in the state of Connecticut.

2010-03-24 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-02-18 16:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAZZ) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing the New Drug Application (NDA) for JZP-6 (sodium oxybate) for the treatment of fibromyalgia.

2010-02-16 08:48:30

Individuals with the sleep disorder narcolepsy suffer with excessive daytime sleepiness and attacks of muscle paralysis triggered by strong emotions (a condition known as cataplexy).

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