Why narcolepsy is an autoimmune condition

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Previous research has suggested that narcolepsy may be an autoimmune condition. Now, a new paper published in the journal Nature Communications finds additional evidence that this may be the case. Narcolepsy involves ‘sleep attacks’ that can interfere with daily activities. Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects a person’s…

Could a narcolepsy drug help combat food addiction?

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A prescription drug used to treat narcolepsy and other sleep disorders has the potential to help people whose obesity is driven by food addiction. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences. Researchers suggest that a drug used to treat narcolepsy may…

Wake Up Narcolepsy organization releases new study findings during National Sleep Week

With this week’s National Sleep Awareness Week educating millions of people around the country about the health benefits of sleep, Wake Up Narcolepsy, the nation’s leading narcolepsy research and awareness organization, releases new findings from its study containing invaluable information for the 200,000+ Americans currently affected by the disorder….