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Monday, January 08, 2018 | Movement Disorders, Sleep

Guidance for the Use of Opioids in the Treatment of Refractory Restless Leg Syndrome

On January 8, 2018, Mayo Clinic Proceedings published an article on appropriate use of opioids for treating refractory restless legs syndrome (RLS) by members of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Bo…

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Thursday, July 06, 2017 | Dementia & Cognitive Disorders, Research and Publications, Sleep

Sleep Disturbances Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Poor sleep may be a sign that otherwise healthy individuals may have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life over those who do not have sleep problems, according to a s…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Phase 3/4 Trials, Research and Publications, Sleep

Investigational Narcolepsy Agent Found Effective for Severely Affected Patients with Cataplexy in Phase 3 Study

Results from a phase 3 controlled trial show that pitolisant (Wakix, Bioproject Pharma) may be efficacious in severely affected narcoleptic patients with cataplexy. Pitolisant is a highly-selective hi…

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