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Anti-swine flu vaccination ups risk of narcolepsy in young adults

A team of scientists have associated Pandemrix - an influenza vaccination - to an increased risk of narcolepsy in young adults.

Jan 22, 2014, 14:22 PM IST

Scientists start to unpick narcolepsy link to GSK flu vaccine

Scientists have found that the sleep disorder narcolepsy can sometimes be triggered by a scientific phenomenon known as "molecular mimicry", offering a possible explanation for its link to a GlaxoSmithKline H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine.

Dec 19, 2013, 09:51 AM IST

New clue to cause of human narcolepsy found

Scientists have found that an excess number of brain cells that produce the chemical histamine may play a key role in human narcolepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterised by uncontrollable periods of deep sleep.

Jul 08, 2013, 18:24 PM IST

Swine flu shot may hasten sleeping disorder

Children vaccinated with the pandemic H1N1 swine flu shot were 13 times more likely to develop narcolepsy.

Mar 29, 2012, 18:50 PM IST

`Genetic link to swine flu vaccine narcolepsy`

WHO says genetic factors may have contributed to a spike in narcolepsy cases observed among children in Finland.

Feb 08, 2011, 23:25 PM IST

`Genetic link to swine flu vaccine narcolepsy`

WHO says genetic factors may have contributed to a spike in narcolepsy cases observed among children in Finland.

Feb 08, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Sleep disorder ups socio-economic cost

Hypersomnia is often a symptom of sleep disorders such as narcolepsy, sleep apnoea, violent snoring.

Jan 14, 2011, 11:25 AM IST

Sleep disorder ups socio-economic cost

Hypersomnia is often a symptom of sleep disorders such as narcolepsy, sleep apnoea, violent snoring.

Jan 14, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Researchers find trigger for narcolepsy: Study

Swiss scientists say they have found a trigger for narcolepsy, the health disorder that sparks sudden daytime bouts of tiredness or sleep, in a move that could open up new avenues for treatment.

Feb 19, 2010, 10:00 AM IST

Researchers find trigger for narcolepsy: Study

Swiss scientists say they have found a trigger for narcolepsy, the health disorder that sparks sudden daytime bouts of tiredness or sleep, in a move that could open up new avenues for treatment.

Feb 19, 2010, 00:00 AM IST