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In Case You Missed It! – February 2019

Happy February! This month is full of celebrations – the Lunar New Year (it’s the Year of the Pig), Black History Month, Presidents’ Day, and the sweetest day of all – Valentine’s Day! But since February is also the shortest month, that means you won’t...

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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! – January 2019

Happy 2019! As we welcome the new year, we at the Hypersomnia Foundation have resolved to make things easier for our followers! In this month’s “In Case You Missed It!,” we highlight some of the most important news and social media posts about the HF,...

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Help Us End the Year on a High Note!

Here’s a wonderful way to help us end the year on a high note! The Hypersomnia Foundation has issued itself (and its supporters) a Year-End Giving Season challenge – to raise $10,000 by the end of December 31! As a nonprofit organization, we are dependent...

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