Check out these recent articles that say narcolepsy is, indeed, an autoimmune condition.
Narcolepsy May Be An Autoimmune Condition (RTT News) - Narcolepsy, a condition in which patients uncontrollably fall asleep, has been proven an autoimmune condition, according to a researcher team at Stanford.
Flu Vaccine Helps Unravel Complex Causes of Narcolepsy (Fars News Agency) - Narcolepsy develops when the immune system destroys 70,000 neurons in a brain region called the hypothalamus that produce hypocretin.
GSK's flu vaccine has "the fingerprints of an immune attack" (Examiner.com) - Developed by GlaxoSmithKline and patented in September 2006, health reports in 2010 linked the vaccine to narcolepsy in some patients.
5 most incredible discoveries of the week (USA TODAY) - Narcolepsy breakthrough: It's autoimmune: A group of researchers has finally found evidence to confirm what many have long suspected.