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Tuesday Aug 26 | Psychology Today

What's All That Stuff They Put on Me During a Sleep Study?

Perhaps you or a loved one has been referred to a sleep clinic for insomnia , apnea, narcolepsy, or restless legs syndrome.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Holidays, Halloween

Tuesday Aug 26 | South China Morning Post

Later start to school day would benefit teenagers, research shows

One extra hour of sleep a day could improve attendance and lower school dropout rates, and even reduce car crashes among adolescents The American Academy of Paediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of teenagers a public health issue in a policy statement on Monday.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Education Etc., Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes

The American Acaedemy of Pediatrics recommends later start times for high schools and middle schools to combat chronic sleepiness in adolescents.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Education Etc., Family, Teenagers, Health

Freshnews

Consultant Live Features Special Coverage of Sleep Disorders

UBM Medica US announces that Consultant Live , a leading online community and information resource for primary care clinicians, features a sleep disorders topic center devoted to fostering better recognition and treatment of patients who have insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs disorder, and other sleep-related problems .

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Restless Leg Syndrome

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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

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