The NeurologyLive® Narcolepsy Disease Spotlight page offers specific updates and coverage on the latest expert conversations and data readouts related to the treatment and management of patients with the sleep disorder.
Polysomnography More Commonly Used in Narcolepsy Detection Prior to Multiple Sleep Latency Test
A web-based survey of Korean neurologists interested in narcolepsy presented their concerns with using the multiple sleep latency test, noting that it may lead to ambiguous results due to accompanying sleep disorders like sleep apnea.
Case Study and Overview of WAKIX® (pitolisant) Tablets in the Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and/or Cataplexy in Adults with Narcolepsy
Alterations in Gylmphatic Activity Not Significant in Different Narcolepsy Types, Correlated With PSG Parameters
Glymphatic function demonstrated no significant difference in patients with type 1 and type 2 narcolepsy in comparison with healthy controls.
Adolescents and Parents Prefer Receiving Medical Information at Diagnosis of Narcolepsy
A questionnaire showed that adolescents with narcolepsy and parents prefer to receive details on narcolepsy at the time of diagnosis from a healthcare provider.
Clinician-Based Survey Highlights Challenges in Diagnosing Narcolepsy in Children, Adolescents
When asked which efficacious diagnostic or treatment options they hope to see in the future, a majority of physicians, especially specialists, expressed a desire to see more useful biomarkers, followed by more effective diagnostic tests overall.
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