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Further references to Narcolepsy

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

Narcolepsy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Narcolepsy, or a subtype of Narcolepsy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: National Center for Biotechnology (NCBI) and National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Genes and Disease:
The following page contains data, researched by the NCBI, identified to have a relationship between certain genes and Narcolepsy

  • Narcolepsy

Source: Other References

Broughton, R.
Narcolepsy. In Handbook of Sleep Disorders. Marcel Decker, Inc., New York, 197-216 (1990).

Moscovitch, A, Partinen, M, and Guilleminault, C.
The positive diagnosis of narcolepsy and narcolepsy's borderland. Neurology, 43; 55-60 (1993).

Bassetti, C, and Aldrich, M.
Narcolepsy. Neurologic Clinics, 14; 545-571 (1996).

National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research
Wake up America: A National Sleep Alert, Volume 1. Executive Summary and Executive Report. Report of the National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research, DHHS, (January 1993).

Aldrich, M.
The clinical spectrum of narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia. Neurology, 46; 393-401 (1996). (Source: excerpt from NINDS Narcolepsy Information Page: NINDS)


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