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Medical News Today: Why narcolepsy is an autoimmune condition

Previous research has suggested that narcolepsy may be an autoimmune condition. Now, a new paper published in the journal Nature Communications finds additional evidence that this may be the case. Narcolepsy involves ‘sleep attacks’ that can interfere with daily activities. Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects a person’s sleep-wake cycle. The condition makes… Read More »

Rush University Medical Center reveals data breach that may compromised information of 45,000 patients

Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center revealed it suffered a data breach that may have exposed the personal information of tens of thousands of patients. In a letter sent to patients, the system said it learned of the breach on January 22, in which an employee of one of its third-party financial services vendors “improperly disclosed… Read More »