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Cure Research for Narcolepsy

Latest Treatments for Narcolepsy

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Treatments for Narcolepsy

Treatments to consider for Narcolepsy may include:

Cure Research discussion for Narcolepsy:

Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)

The likelihood of developing narcolepsy is influenced by proteins known as histocompatibility leukocyte antigens (HLA). HLA refers to a group of proteins (antigens) that influence the level to which white blood cells (leukocytes) accept transplanted tissue (histocompatibility). It is now known that hypocretin deficiency in humans is closely associated with the HLA protein DQB1*0602. It has been suggested that the cause of human narcolepsy is the body's immune cells attacking and damaging the neurons that secrete hypocretin. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

NINDS Narcolepsy Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

In 1999, a research team working with canine models identified a gene that causes narcolepsy a breakthrough that brings a cure for this disabling condition within reach. The researchers are currently searching for defective versions of this gene in people with narcolepsy. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Narcolepsy Information Page: NINDS)

Medical research for Narcolepsy: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to medical research for Narcolepsy:

Clinical Trials for Narcolepsy

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