Orexin Receptors

Some articles on orexin:

Orexin - Function - Pharmacologic Potential
... The research on orexin mimics is still in an early phase, although many scientists believe that orexin-based drugs could help narcoleptics and increase alertness in the brain without the side effects ... Merck reported at the Sleep 2012 conference that insomniacs taking an orexin blocker, suvorexant, fell asleep faster and slept an hour longer ... has been conducted that shows potential for orexin blockers in the treatment of alcoholism ...

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