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Friday Apr 18 | HR Magazine

Asleep on the Job: Discipline or Accommodate?

Two or three times a week, you find him in a break room chair, catching some Zs-and not just during the lunch hour.


Related Topix: Sleep, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Just say yes? The rise of a study drugsa in college

Adderall, which is approved to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorders and narcolepsy, is a prescription drug classified as a controlled substance - a class of drugs for which special controls are required for dispensing by pharmacists.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Drugs, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Kentucky

Tue Apr 15, 2014

'I'm existing not living'

As a result, the mother of two spends much of her day napping, and must resort to stimulants to wake her up - and medication at night to help her sleep.


Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Learning to live with the nightmares of narcolepsy

James Blunt accuses Damon Albarn of disguising his 'upper class roots': 'He's got a silver spoon up his a**e' Wednesday File photo of two girls on Communion Day 1994.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

County 10 News

Health Update: The Importance of Healthy Sleeping Habits

Spring marks two very important things for many people across the country: the days will begin getting longer and many of us will be groggy recovering from the hour of sleep we lost when the clocks sprang forward an hour in observance of Daylight Savings Time.


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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Nerve News

'Naan Sigappu Manithan' keeps you hooked

You don't have a comedian and comedy tracks to keep you entertained. You have a second heroine but she doesn't the play the hero's love interest.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

International Business Times

'Naan Sigappu Manithan' Box Office: Will Vishal Starrer...

Directed by Thiru, "Naan Sigappu Manithan" is a revenge drama with all the commercial elements.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 07, 2014


Flamel Technologies Announces Positive Results Of A First-in-Man...

Flamel Technologies today announced that its First-in-Man clinical study in healthy volunteers using its proprietary Micropump technology applied to sodium oxybate has identified formulations that demonstrate the potential to eliminate the second nighttime dose for patients suffering from narcolepsy.


Related Topix: Biotech, Flamel Technologies SA, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Sleep

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Please Explain: Insomnia and Other Sleep Disturbances

Dr. Matthew Ebben of Weill Cornell Medical College's Center for Sleep Medicine discusses what normal sleep is and what happens when it gets disrupted by disorders such as insomnia, snoring, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, sleep walking, and narcolepsy.


Related Topix: Restless Leg Syndrome, Health, Medicine

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Medical Device and Method with Improved Biometric Verification

"Nearly one in seven people in suffer from some type of chronic sleep disorder, and only 50% of people are estimated to get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Inventions

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Naan Sigappu Manidhan Trailer Review

"The IG Social Reader lets you share your favorite articles on your Facebook Timeline, and discover new content with friends.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Deming Headlight

The swine-flu vaccine may have given 170 kids narcolepsy

"It felt as if a disaster were about to happen," she says. "You got tears in your eyes thinking about it, this was something serious."


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Family, Influenza, Kids, Sleep

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The science of sleep: Researchers probe role of neurotransmitter called orexin

A neurotransmitter discovered in 1998 is getting new attention from scientists. Commonly called orexin, but also known as hypocretin , this family of peptides produced in the hypothalamus portion of the brain is linked to many functions, but is chiefly known for its importance in regulating sleep .


Related Topix: Medicine, Chemistry, Science