NeuroTrials Research is conducting a new research study for excessive daytime sleepiness for children and teens with narcolepsy. Qualified participants will be compensated for time and travel. Your […]
Meet the seven inspiring individuals who were recognized with awards at our 2012 patient conference.
Our 2012 Public Awareness Award recipients Katy Scruton and Robby Roden are featured in this YouTube by filmmaker Chris Handoyo. In the short documentary Katy and Robby […]
Friends of Narcolepsy Network, Wake Up Narcolepsy and the Stanford Center for Narcolepsy Research came together recently for a one-of-a-kind event featuring Dr. Emmanuel Mignot’s latest narcolepsy […]
Announcing a new program for narcolepsy patients! Narcolepsy patients have a new resource for navigating the world of employment and insurance issues. Patients can count on help with […]
“AWAKEN” Survey Finds Only 50 Percent of Americans Understand Significant Health Impact of Narcolepsy, and Many Physicians Not Comfortable Diagnosing the Sleep Disorder DUBLIN, June 11, 2012 […]
Pam Belluck writes a wonderful book, Island Practice that contains a chapter about narcolepsy and mentions two of our NN members. Island Practice is a spirited true […]
NN has teamed up with long time loyal NN member and golf superstar, Nicole Jeray, LPGA Touring Pro. Learn more about how you can help support this FUN–Raising effort.
Narcolepsy onset typically occurs during the adolescent years. Excessive daytime sleepiness is usually the first symptom to present and will be most pronounced during periods of physical inactivity. Where else but school do you find adolescents and teens inactive for long periods during the day? This makes school the most important place to screen for narcolepsy in order to promote early recognition leading to diagnosis.
Sleep, or lack thereof, is a big problem in the NBA, where players spend half of their season on the road while being asked to perform at […]