Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 13, 2017
Identification of the neuronal suppressor of cataplexy, sudden weakening of muscle tone
Narcolepsy is a disorder caused by losing orexin neurons, marked by excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy, sudden weakening of muscle tone.

Long-term aspirin use doesn't lower risk of stroke for some a-fib patients
New study found that using long-term aspirin therapy to prevent strokes among patients who are considered to be at low risk for stroke may not be effective as previously thought.
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