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2014-12-01 16:24:56

$30,000 Grant to Dr. Thomas Scammell Supports Ongoing Search for Narcolepsy Cure WORCESTER, Mass., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc.

2014-05-07 08:31:53

New Model May Also Explain How Narcolepsy Develops in Humans MENLO PARK, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuroscientists at SRI International have found that a form of baclofen,

Amino Acids May Correct Sleep Issues Due To Traumatic Brain Injury
2013-12-12 07:34:41

New research appearing in the journal Science Translational Medicine has found that amino acids can help correct sleep disturbances in mice suffering from traumatic brain injuries.

2013-10-11 12:47:54

Normally muscles contract in order to support the body, but in a rare condition known as cataplexy the body's muscles "fall asleep" and become involuntarily paralyzed.

Drive To Overeat Triggered By Key Shift In The Brain
2013-04-30 05:37:17

New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Early Edition this week has identified a cellular change in the brain that has been linked to obesity.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.