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14 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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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 .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Seizures

GlobeNewswire

Supernus to Attend FBR HealthCare Conference in September

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company's management will be hosting investor meetings during the FBR Healthcare Conference.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Trileptal, Oxcarbazepine (generic), Topamax, Topiramate (generic)

Mon Aug 18, 2014

International Business Times

Two Drug Combination Therapy can Assist in Weight Loss: Study

A two drug combination of phentermine and topiramate can help overweight people lose weight and curb obesity, revealed a study conducted by researchers at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, , a combination diet pill of phentermine and topiramate can help people lose weight.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Phentermine (generic), Ionamin, Adipex-P, Health

Medical News Today

Combination weight loss drugs hard to tolerate, but efficacious

Soon-to-be-available combination medication may be a viable option for obese Australians seeking to lose weight and maintain the loss, but only if they can manage its adverse effects, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Phentermine (generic), Ionamin, Adipex-P, Topamax, Topiramate (generic), Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

BioMed Central

Withdrawal of antiepileptic drugs in glioma patients after long-term...

BackgroundEpilepsy is common in patients with a glioma. Antiepileptic drugs are the mainstay of epilepsy treatment, but may cause side effects and may negatively impact neurocognitive functioning and quality of life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Seeking Alpha

Supernus Finding Success, Looks Undervalued

Background : A spin-off from Shire plc , Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Shire plc, Medicine, Neurology, Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Off-Label Squabble

Should a pharmaceutical sales rep be allowed to tell a doctor that Topamax, a drug approved to treat seizures and prevent migraine headaches, might also help combat alcohol dependence? Or suggest the epilepsy drug Neurontin could also help treat bipolar disorders or insomnia? Or offer data showing that any number of other drugs could have uses ... (more)

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Related Topix: Topamax, Topiramate (generic), Medicine, Seizures, Health, Marketing, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Surgical Products

Surgery May Help Epilepsy and Psychoses

The finding that patients with epilepsy have a higher incidence of delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized behaviors than the general population is controversial as some researchers suggest this is an apparent overrepresentation because of sampling errors or inadequate control groups.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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