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BUNIHPPS Study Final Reminder

This is your final reminder email about BUNIHPPS- a survey research study for patients with narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia. Dr. William DeBassio and Sara Kowalczyk are the study investigators of the Boston University Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia Patient Perspectives Study (BUNIHPPS). The researchers thank all who have...

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BUNIHPPS – An Online Research Survey for Narcolepsy & IH Patients

http://tiny.cc/BUNIHPPS Dear IH Community members: A research team at Boston University has developed BUNIHPPS -- a survey research study for patients with narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia. Also called the Boston University Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia Patient Perspectives Study, BUNIHPPS is an anonymous online survey forging into new...

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Research Opportunity

Victoria University, Melbourne Australia is commencing a study about the general health and well-being of people within three groups. One group will be those with both narcolepsy and cataplexy. Cataplexy is a sudden loss of muscle tone, often triggered by emotional arousal. Another group will be...

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Does Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Affect Children’s Pedestrian Safety?

Background Each year, approximately 30,000 children are unintentionally killed or injured while walking outside (typically within a half mile of their homes). Many factors—including children’s thinking and reasoning abilities, attention spans, reaction times, impulsiveness, and willingness to take risks—likely play a role. Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS),...

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Antibiotic May Decrease EDS in GABA-Related Hypersomnia

A study of clarithromycin in the treatment of GABA-related hypersomnia indicates that this drug may be effective in some patients with idiopathic hypersomnia (IH), narcolepsy without cataplexy, and subjective hypersomnia. Background The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved any drugs for the treatment of IH....

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