Tag : excessive daytime sleepiness

Neurology

EMA Panel Backs Solriamfetol (Sunosi) for Narcolepsy, OSA

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The dual-acting dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor showed durable effects in reducing excessive sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). International Approvals...
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FDA Okays Pitolisant (Wakix) for Narcolepsy

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The FDA has approved pitolisant, a first-in-class, nonscheduled treatment option with a novel mechanism of action for adults with narcolepsy. FDA Approvals Source link...
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Lack of Sleep Harms College Students' Mental Health

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College students who don’t get enough sleep are at increased risk of developing mental health problems, including anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Medscape Medical News Source...
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Electrical Stimulation May Prevent Opioid-Overdose Death

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Electrical stimulation, either through an implantable pacemaker-like device or externally via a defibrillator-type of device, shows promise in getting people who overdose on opioids breathing...
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Insomnia, Other Sleep Problems Rising in College Students

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Changes in sleep patterns are common among college students. A study in Norway found increases in insomnia and other sleep problems, especially in female students....
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Sleep Disorder Drug May Be Effective for Stimulant Abuse

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Modafinil, a wakefulness-promoting agent approved for narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder, shows promise in treating stimulant use disorders. Medscape Medical News...
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The New Seizure Terminology

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No more ‘grand mal’ or even ‘partial complex seizures.’ Find out which terms are outdated and which are newer and more accurate. CDC Expert Commentary...
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Forms of Sleep Disturbances Increase as Parkinson's Progresses

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Sleep disturbances are common across the stages of Parkinson’s disease and increase with disease progression. A study suggests that because there is little overlap, they...
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Online CBT May Improve Daytime Effects of Insomnia

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Digital cognitive-behavioral therapy may improve some of the daytime consequences of insomnia that drive patients to seek medical help, a new randomized trial suggests. Medscape...
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Sleep Apnea Treatment Tied to Improved Stroke Outcomes

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Use of continuous positive airway pressure after an acute stroke or transient ischemia attack may improve neurologic functioning in patients with sleep apnea, a new...
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Naps May Enhance 'Emotional Memory' in Children

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Although benefit may not be apparent immediately after napping, ‘the nap is setting up a neural process that can then unfold…overnight,’ leading to better memory...

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