Latest narcolepsy Stories

2010-10-26 11:10:43

Have you ever wondered how some people go about their busy days on only 4 hours of sleep while others need at least 8 to function?

2010-10-22 15:38:00

FRAZER, Pa., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) today announced that Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) for its medications NUVIGIL® (armodafinil) Tablets [C-IV] and PROVIGIL® (modafinil) Tablets [C-IV] have been approved by the U.S.

2010-10-20 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today results from a Phase 1 clinical trial of APD916, a novel drug candidate discovered by Arena that targets the histamine H3 receptor for the treatment of narcolepsy with cataplexy.

2010-08-28 07:30:00

Concerns among officials in Finland and Sweden over possible links between narcolepsy and the Pandemrix swine flu vaccine have caused the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to launch an investigation into the matter.

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).

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