Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Epilepsy News

News on Epilepsy continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | ABC News

Gene study makes epilepsy cure breakthrough

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Epilepsy researchers think they're getting closer to developing a cure for the condition after a major discovery about its cause.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Scoop

Research Scholarships for Cannabis Treatments

Medical cannabis research will be boosted by $140 million if the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party is elected on September 20. Pediatric epilepsy treatment will be one of the main priorities for the research scholarships.

Comment?

Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

ANTHEM-HF study shows significant improvement in cardiac function...

Regulation of the autonomic nervous system with a device that delivers continuous, low-amplitude stimulation to the vagus nerve can significantly improve cardiac function and symptoms in patients with chronic heart failure, regardless of whether the device is implanted on the left or right vagus nerve, according to preliminary results presented ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, University of Minnesota

Sys-Con Media

New indication for VIMPATA (lacosamide): UCB's anti-epileptic...

UCB also announced today that the FDA has approved a new single loading dose administration option for all formulations of VIMPATA , when used as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy aged 17 years and older.1 "People living with epilepsy have individual needs.

Comment?

Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Seizures, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Effingham Herald

Here are 10 common disabilities that American kids are diagnosed with

In America, one in 68 kids has autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Comment?

Related Topix: Family, Kids, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, ADHD, Health

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Reuters

Boston Scientific nerve device no help in heart failure study

A Boston Scientific device that stimulates the vagus nerve - a superhighway connecting the brain to the rest of the body - failed to help patients with heart failure in a mid-stage clinical trial.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wired

This Elderly Gentleman Was Born With His Brain Hemispheres...

One of the most distinctive physical features of the human brain is the fact that the cortex is divided into two hemispheres.

Comment?

Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Journal

Eating 80 percent fat? Legacy and College of Natural Medicine will...

Angela Senders, assistant director of research at The National College of Natural Medicine and a licensed naturopathic physician, said there are ways to perform the tests without involving extremely fatty food.

Comment?

Related Topix: National College of Natural Medicine, Medicine, Health, Naturopathy, Life, Dieting

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SocalTECH.com

Neurosigma Files For IPO

Los Angeles-based NeuroSigma , a developer of medical devices aimed at treating epilepsy and depression, has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raise up to $50M on the public markets.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marketing

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBS Local

Parents, State Sen. Fight For Legalization Of Pot To Treat Epilepsy

Parents of children with different types of epilepsy explained how medical marijuana could help their kids without the serious side effects of other drugs, at a town hall meeting in Export Tuesday night.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drugs, Marijuana, Family, Kids

KETV-TV

Iowa's Cannabis oil law not going as planned

A new law in Iowa allows for use of non-psychoactive cannabis oil for the treatment of epilepsy.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iowa, Medicine, Health

The Jersey Journal

'The Walking Dead' actress Emily Kinney to perform epilepsy awareness concert in Ewing

"The Walking Dead" actress Emily Kinney will perform an epilepsy awareness concert at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ewing Oct. 24. EWING - Eric Miller of Pennington is a huge fan of AMC's "The Walking Dead," a follower of the zombie drama series through its goriest and heartwarming moments, he said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, The Walking Dead, Entertainment, Television, Ewing, NJ, Emily Kinney, Pennington, NJ

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KTAR

10 common disabilities American children have

A 10-year analysis found that disabilities among American kids are on the rise, especially mental and developmental issues, according to The Associated Press .

Comment?

Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, ADHD, Health

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian National Council on Drugs takes a deep breath on cannabis

Pharmaceutical cannabis is effective for treating some forms of pain, reducing nausea and helping people gain weight, but there are barriers to medical use in Australia, the federal government's principal drug advisory group says.

Comment?

Related Topix: Marijuana, Australia, Oceania, World News, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Deseret News

10 common disabilities American children have

Americans kids are suffering from more disabilities in the last decade than before.

Comment?

Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, ADHD, Health

Medical News Today

Still no proof of added benefit for perampanel in epilepsy

The drug perampanel has been approved since July 2012 as adjunctive therapy for adults and children aged 12 years and older with epileptic fits .

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Seizures

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Science Daily

Important clue found for potential treatments for absence seizures

A group of researchers has succeeded in revealing a principle mechanism of a neural network in the human brain, which will provide an important clue to potential treatments for absence seizures.

Comment?

Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

BioSpace

Supernus Pharmaceuticals Announces Paragraph IV Anda Filing for Trokendi XR

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that on August 20, 2014, the Company received a Paragraph IV Notice Letter from Actavis Laboratories FL, Inc. advising Supernus of the filing by Actavis of an Abbreviated New Drug Application seeking approval for topiramate extended-release capsules.

Comment?

Related Topix: Topamax, Topiramate (generic), Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Eisai Submits EU Marketing Authorisation Application for FycompaA ...

Eisai has submitted a Marketing Authorisation Application to the European Commission for its first-in-class anti-epileptic drug FycompaA as an adjunctive treatment of primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures .

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Perampanel for epilepsy: Still no proof of added benefit

The drug perampanel has been approved since July 2012 as adjunctive therapy for adults and children aged 12 years and older with epileptic fits .

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Seizures

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••