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It's a bit like a thesaurus, only better! Special Subjects We also use subjects on Open Library to gather together books that you can read in some form now, like: Accessible book - Over 3,000,000 free eBooks, available to all in a variety of formats Protected DAISY - Over 1,000,000 modern works, available for the U.S. print-disabled community. (716 unread) - mpaige514 - Yahoo Mail. Stumbleupon. Narcolepsy. Cataplexy is the sudden loss of muscle tone that is triggered by the experience of an intense emotion.

The word cataplexy comes from the Latin word “cataplessa” which means, “to strike down with fear or the like” [1]. Cataplexy is the result of an absence of the hypocretin (also known as orexin) neurotransmitter in the hypothalamus. Although it is commonly linked to the syndrome narcolepsy, it may be associated with other pathological conditions. In this review, we will specifically focus on cataplexy and describe its clinical features, its association with the neurotransmitter hypocretin and the human leukocyte antigen DQB1*0602, as well as treatment options. Secondary causes of cataplexy will also be discussed. Clinical characteristics The sudden loss of muscle tone in cataplexy is similar to rapid eye movement (REM)-associated muscle atonia during sleep, but it is occurring during wakefulness. Welcome to our CaringBridge website.

We've created it to keep friends and family updated. Our hope is that this will guide those praying,and hopefully help someone seeking answers for a diagnosed or miss diagnosed health issue. Pass on the web site to those who have over-come challenges or facing uncertainty also. God can use someone in my life as well use my challenges as a encouragement for others. Get started by reading the introduction to our website, My Story.

Visit often to read the latest journal entries, and write us a note in our guestbook. Updated January 26, 1999 See our updated article about sleep paralysis on the new Stanford Sleep and Dreams website.

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We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. Have you ever felt like you were awake but unable to move? You might have even felt afraid but could not call for help? This condition is called sleep paralysis. Sleep paralysis may leave you feeling frightened, especially if you also see or hear things that aren't really there.

The good news: sleep paralysis is not considered a dangerous health problem. Recommended Related to Sleep Disorders. Isolated sleep paralysis is a type of paralysis that occurs with a sleep disorder.

Sleep paralysis is the inability to perform voluntary muscle movements during sleep. Symptoms. Narcolepsy - Introduction. Description An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of narcolepsy.

Narcolepsy - Introduction

Highlights Overview All people with narcolepsy experience excessive sleepiness during the day. Most also experience sudden but temporary muscle weakness (called cataplexy), usually brought on by strong emotions. Genetic Basis Nearly 98% of patients with narcolepsy test positive on stet cataplexy for specific human leukocyte antigen (HLA) subtypes, particularly HLA-DQB1*0602. Causes. Narcolepsy. Psychology, Philosophy, Thinking. Tree of Life interactive. Dynamic Periodic Table.

Data visualization chart. How to be a data journalist. Data journalism is huge.

How to be a data journalist

I don't mean 'huge' as in fashionable - although it has become that in recent months - but 'huge' as in 'incomprehensibly enormous'. It represents the convergence of a number of fields which are significant in their own right - from investigative research and statistics to design and programming. The idea of combining those skills to tell important stories is powerful - but also intimidating. Who can do all that? The reality is that almost no one is doing all of that, but there are enough different parts of the puzzle for people to easily get involved in, and go from there. 1. 'Finding data' can involve anything from having expert knowledge and contacts to being able to use computer assisted reporting skills or, for some, specific technical skills such as MySQL or Python to gather the data for you.

Surface. Microsoft. FlowingData. Data science. We’ve all heard it: according to Hal Varian, statistics is the next sexy job.

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Five years ago, in What is Web 2.0, Tim O’Reilly said that “data is the next Intel Inside.” But what does that statement mean? Why do we suddenly care about statistics and about data? In this post, I examine the many sides of data science — the technologies, the companies and the unique skill sets. The web is full of “data-driven apps.” One of the earlier data products on the Web was the CDDB database. Google is a master at creating data products. Google’s breakthrough was realizing that a search engine could use input other than the text on the page.

Flu trends Google was able to spot trends in the Swine Flu epidemic roughly two weeks before the Center for Disease Control by analyzing searches that people were making in different regions of the country. Holographic interfaces. EduGraphics. Mail: The best web-based email! The Complexities of My Mind: A Diagnostic Survey!

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