SomnusNooze Articles

In Case You Missed It! – July 2019

Keep up to date with the news we’ve shared via social media in this month’s “In Case You Missed It!” URGENT: Health authorities warn that modafinil may cause fetal harm. CONGRATULATIONS: Dr. Caroline Maness of Emory University is the first recipient of the Hypersomnia Foundation’s...

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Ask the Doctor: What Are the Emory Sleep Researchers Looking for in Spinal Fluid?

Why do Emory University’s sleep researchers perform spinal tap procedures on sleepy patients? What is the “sleepy juice” they’re looking for in the spinal fluid? Does it have anything to do with prostaglandins? An expert answers all these questions! We are delighted to have Dr....

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In Case You Missed It! – June 2019

Keep up to date with the news we’ve shared via social media with the sleep disorder community in this month’s “In Case You Missed It!” SUCCESS:  Read about the recently approved legislation that will provide important funding for sleep research. CONGRATULATIONS: Meet the recipients...

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Summary of “Establishing the Objective Sleep Phenotype in Hypersomnolence Disorder [IH] with and without Comorbid Major Depression”

David Plante, MD, PhD, HF MAB member It can be challenging for doctors to distinguish between idiopathic hypersomnia and depression. It is also possible for one patient to have both conditions. Researchers are looking for better ways to tell the difference between the two so...

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