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Narcolepsy

Known as: excessive uncontrollable daytime sleepiness, Gelineaus Syndrome, Narcolepsy NOS 
A condition characterized by recurrent episodes of daytime somnolence and lapses in consciousness (microsomnias) that may be associated with… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Narcolepsy with cataplexy is a disabling sleep disorder affecting 0.02% of adults worldwide. It is characterised by severe… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Narcolepsy, a neurological disorder affecting 1 in 2000 individuals, is associated with HLA-DQB1*0602 and low… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Orexins (hypocretins) are a pair of neuropeptides implicated in energy homeostasis and arousal. Recent reports suggest that loss… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Murine and canine narcolepsy can be caused by mutations of the hypocretin (Hcrt) (orexin) precursor or Hcrt receptor genes. In… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Alterations in the hypocretin receptor 2 and preprohypocretin genes produce narcolepsy in animal models. Hypocretin was… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We explored the role of hypocretins in human narcolepsy through histopathology of six narcolepsy brains and mutation screening of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Neurons containing the neuropeptide orexin (hypocretin) are located exclusively in the lateral hypothalamus and send axons to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Narcolepsy is a disabling sleep disorder affecting humans and animals. It is characterized by daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, and… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Narcolepsy-cataplexy is a disabling sleep disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness and abnormal REM sleep. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The development and use of a new scale, the Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS), is described. This is a simple, self-administered… Expand
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