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FDA approves drug to help narcoleptics stay awake

...Thousands of Americans with narcolepsy, the incurable sleep disorder where patients are awake one minute but napping the...Joyce Walsleben, director of New York University's sleep disorder center. Janet Cassidy of New York helped test Provigil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/29/tec_248715.shtml
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...HAUNTING -- Liam Neeson stars as a doctor who takes three patients to the haunted Hill House for what is supposed to be sleep disorder study. But they soon find out that things go bump in the night, preventing any semblance of sleep. Catherine Zeta-Jones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/23/liv_266198.shtml
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...governing body said Thursday. The results confirmed an earlier test that found modafinil, a medication used to treat a sleep disorder, in White's urine, according to Nick Davies, a spokesman for the International Association of Athletics Federations...

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AP Interview: Top track official sees pattern of doping abuse

...the evidence suggests a link between the substances. Modafinil is the drug sprinter Kelli White says she took for a sleep disorder. Tetrahydrogestrinone, or THG, is a previously undetectable designer steroid that has turned up in the samples...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/28/oth_398740.shtml
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Company aims for snoring cure

...procedure is now in clinical tests for sleep disorder patients at Stanford, Columbia...since Dement opened the first sleep disorder center in 1972. The number of...Jon Magee, director of the Sleep Disorder Center at Research Medical Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/30/tec_207558.shtml
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Age old question

...pain syndrome. Some symptoms of these conditions overlap. Fibromyalgia patients may experience pain, fatigue, sleep disorder, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic headaches, joint dysfunction, depression, chemical sensitivity, memory impairment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/01/ent_310240.shtml
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IAAF rules Kelli White guilty of doping offense

...world titles in the 100 and 200 meters. The IAAF rejected White's explanation that she took the stimulant for a sleep disorder and sent the case to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a hearing and disciplinary action. Rich Wanninger, a spokesman...

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Positive test disturbs Taurasi

...Taurasi's positive test was modafinil. Modafinil is used to counter excessive sleepiness due to narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder or sleep apnea, according to the Web site for prescription drug Provigil, which contains the substance.Neither...

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Kelli White not suspended but could lose golds from worlds

...modafinil after winning the 100 meters at the worlds on Aug. 24. White said she used the prescription drug for the sleep disorder narcolepsy. The penalty for taking such a minor stimulant is disqualification from the meet where the athlete tested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/04/oth_384799.shtml
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Officer at YDC sues department

...department violated federal law by denying her a promotion, demoting her, placing her on a late shift despite her sleep disorder, suspending her from work and requiring her to undergo extensive psychological testing. "I know that I have been...

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