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8 hrs ago | Journal

Benefit planned for Alvarez family

A breakfast/vendor fair fund-raiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 for a Sleepy Eye family facing overwhelming medical expenses after their sons and father were diagnosed with uncommon illnesses recently.

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Related Topix: Sleepy Eye, MN, Medicine, Health, New Ulm, MN

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Health expo treats visitors with info

Alan Kanouff, a sleep specialist at the Lung Disease Center of Central Pennsylvania, said that a disorder that can be played for laughs on film or viral videos is truly debilitating for those who deal with it.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Aug 12, 2014

World Magazine

Scientists retract explanation for narcolepsy-swine flu vaccine link

Scientists hoping to explain how a swine flu vaccine caused narcolepsy among Europeans may have to dream on.

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Related Topix: H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Medicine, Vaccinations, Influenza, Stanford University, Sleep

Sun Aug 10, 2014

KUAT-TV Tucson

Healthy Body Healthy Mind

Narcolepsy is a disorder of the central nervous system that is characterized by excessive sleepiness during the day, along with the inability to control sleep cycles in general.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Reuters

Scientists retract narcolepsy study linked to GSK vaccine

Scientists who believed they had started to decipher links between a GlaxoSmithKline H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine and the sleep disorder narcolepsy have retracted a study after saying they cannot replicate their findings.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Sleep

Reuters

Scientists retract narcolepsy study linked to GSK vaccine

LONDON (Reuters - Scientists who believed they had started to decipher links between a GlaxoSmithKline H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine and the sleep disorder narcolepsy have retracted a study after saying they cannot replicate their findings.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Influenza, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Sleep

Wed Aug 06, 2014

GamersHell.com

Back to Bed Released

Back to Bed started its life as a student project, during which time it won a number of awards - including first place in the IGF Student Showcase Developed by Bedtime Digital Games , Back to Bed is a 3D puzzle game with a surreal twist.

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Related Topix: Back to Bed, Digital Interactive Entertainment, Video Games, Medicine, Health

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Albany Times Union

Times Union

Actor Isaiah Washington, star of TV's award- winning series, "Grey's Anatomy," is leading an effort to raise awareness of narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that is often misdiagnosed.

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Related Topix: Grey's Anatomy, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Isaiah Washington, Health, Medicine, Sleep

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Traces of ecstasy found in body of once-missing Arcadia firefighter

Traces of Ecstasy were found in the body of an Arcadia firefighter who disappeared in the Los Padres National Forest after he ran after his dog at a campsite, toxicology reports show.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ventura County, CA

Scientific American

Journal Retracts Paper Linking "Swine Flu" Vaccine and Narcolepsy

The retraction represents a setback for those trying to explain a puzzling cluster of sudden-onset narcolepsy reported in 2010 in Europe In 2010, a puzzling cluster of sudden-onset narcolepsy cases was reported in Europe among children vaccinated with GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix flu vaccine against the H1N1 'swine flu' that had caused a pandemic in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Science

[In Depth] Key narcolepsy-influenza vaccine findings retracted

Following the 2009 swine flu pandemic, roughly one out of 15,000 children in Europe who received the H1N1 vaccine called Pandemrix developed narcolepsy, a disorder that causes irresistible sleepiness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Stanford

researchers retract study examining link between narcolepsy, H1N1

Stanford researchers have retracted a 2013 study that described a possible immunological connection between narcolepsy and the H1N1 influenza virus.

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Related Topix: H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Medicine, Health

Switched

When Is Sleepiness Due To Narcolepsy?

Dr. Meena Khan, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Published: 07/22/2014 01:37 PM EDT on LiveScience It's normal to feel tired sometimes, but when staying awake becomes a struggle more often than not, it may be appropriate to have a sleep evaluation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sleep

Mon Jul 28, 2014

High Times

Stoner Sex: Post-Sex Sleep, Careless Driving, Addiction & Pushiness

Dear Hyapatia, I am very happy with my relationship with my boyfriend. I have no complaints.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Medicine, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

GamersHell.com

Back to Bed Dated

Back to Bed started its life as a student project, during which time it won a number of awards - including first place in the IGF Student Showcase Developed by Bedtime Digital Games , Back to Bed is a 3D puzzle game with a surreal twist.

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Related Topix: Back to Bed, Digital Interactive Entertainment, Video Games, Medicine, Health

New Statesman

Revising on Ritalin: the students who use ADHD meds

Would you take a drug to help you learn a language? If the numbers of students who have taken ADHD and narcolepsy medications as "study drugs" are anything to go by, the answer is probably yes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Provigil, Modafinil (generic)

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CiteULike

[Excessive daytime sleepiness].

La Revue de medecine interne / fondee ... par la Societe nationale francaise de medecine interne , Vol.

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Related Topix: Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Medicine

CiteULike

Differential diagnosis in hypersomnia.

Hypersomnia includes a group of disorders in which the primary complaint is excessive daytime sleepiness.

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Related Topix: Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Medicine, Health

CiteULike

Etiologies and sequelae of excessive daytime sleepiness.

Excessive daytime sleepiness , the primary complaint of patients seen in sleep clinics, affects up to 12% of the general population.

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Related Topix: Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Medicine, Health, Sleep

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