Where did the name Idiopathic Hypersomnia come from?
Every year on what would be his birthday, March 23rd, we honour a man who dedicated his life to medicine and science. Prof Bedrich Roth (1919-1989) was a renowned neurologist responsible for identifying and naming Idiopathic Hypersomnia. His seminal works over many years on narcolepsy and hypersomnia have left an indelible mark on the history of sleep medicine. Roth is credited as being a true pioneer in the area of narcolepsy and hypersomnia due to the valuable epidemiologic