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7th International Narcolepsy Symposium Includes IH! (Part 2 of 2)

In December’s SomnusNooze, we featured Part 1 of a 2-part Summary of the research findings presented at the 7th International Symposium on Narcolepsy, which was held earlier this fall in Boston. Prominent sleep medicine researchers and physicians, pharmaceutical company executives and representatives from patient advocacy...

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See How Our Hypersomnia Patient Registry Has Helped Researchers!

You’ve participated, and NOW THERE ARE RESULTS! Our hypersomnia-specific patient registry, which was established at CoRDS (Coordination for Rare Diseases at Sanford) in 2016 and which has grown to nearly 1,500 participants, has already helped researchers in their efforts to unlock the mysteries of rare sleep...

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What Is GABA? How Does It Affect Hypersomnia? A New Video Series Explains!

Amanda Freeman, PhD What is GABAA? And how does it affect hypersomnia? We are very pleased to present a two-part video series by neuroscientist Amanda Freeman, PhD, of Emory University, which describes, in layman’s terms, exactly how y-aminobutyric acid, better known as GABA, affects sleep....

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In Case You Missed It! – December 2018

As the end of 2018 draws near, we know that your family and other social obligations can take over your life. So the Hypersomnia Foundation is here to make things easier and more joyful! In this month’s “In Case You Missed It!,” we highlight some...

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In Case You Missed It! – November 2018

As the holidays draw near, we know that life can get more hectic. So we’re here to make your life less stressful and more thankful! In this month’s “In Case You Missed It!,” we highlight some of the most important news and social media posts...

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Ask the Doctor – Drug Patents

Although the Hypersomnia Foundation is not currently accepting new submissions for its Ask the Doctor series, we are working to answer previously submitted questions that are of general interest to our hypersomnia community. Today we have Andrew Powell, Esquire, a longtime pharmaceutical company executive (and...

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In Case You Missed It! – September 2018

In case you missed it, here are highlights from our social media to keep you up-to-date! From HF board members raising hypersomnia awareness at the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation Conference to an insightful commentary from a science writer living with IH, we’ve got you covered! A DAY...

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