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Help fund research into kids' diseases by supporting Jeans for Genes day today
THIS year marks the 21st birthday of Jeans for Genes Day, a national day when people wear their jeans to raise much-needed funds for research into birth defects and diseases such as cancer, epilepsy and a range of genetic disorders.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
New apps simplify ketogenic low carb epilepsy diet, which also helps weight loss
For parents who have children with epilepsy, something as seemingly simple as planning family meals can require complex calculations.
Davis backs bill on hemp, cannabidiol oil
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, is co-sponsoring a bill that would remove therapeutic hemp and cannabidiol oil from the definition of marijuana, and allow it to be used to treat children and individuals with epilepsy.
Epilepsy drug recalled as 'precautionary measure'
Batches of a drug used in Ireland to treat epilepsy seizures are being recalled from pharmacies as a precautionary measure, the Health Products Regulatory Authority has confirmed.
Supernus Pharmaceuticals To Host Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, today announced that the Company expects to report the financial results for the second quarter 2014 after 5:00 pm ET on Monday, August 11, 2014.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Seize the Stage: a Musical Revue Benefit for Epilepsy Set for Wilmette Recreation Tonight
Seize the Stage: A Musical Revue Benefit for Epilepsy is back for its fifth year, raising funds for Camp Blackhawk.
The Baraban laboratory at the University of California, San Francisco , is searching for a full time Research Technician for its zebrafish-related epilepsy projects.
Penn and Mayo Clinic researchers challenge scientists to improve epilepsy treatment
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Health System and the Mayo Clinic are challenging the best minds in science to improve how epilepsy is treated.
How will your legislators vote on Perry's medical marijuana bill? Some in midstate remain wary
Mechanicsburg residents Mark and Deb Knecht, in khakis and floral scarf, talk with Philip Gattone, president and CEO of the National Epilepsy Foundation, Monday after a press conference in which Rep. Scott Perry announced legislation to legalize a form of marijuana treatment for seizures.
Aim to set up epilepsy support group
A new support group looks set to be launched in Hastings and St Leonards to help those suffering from epilepsy.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
House Bill Would Legalize 'Charlotte's Web' Medical Marijuana
A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday would legalize a compound in marijuana used to treat severe epilepsy.
The Upsher-Smith Laboratories Galaxy??? Portfolio Of Antiepileptic Drugs Now Available
The current Upsher-Smith Galaxy Portfolio includes seven frequently prescribed AEDs which represent more than one out of every three prescriptions written for seizure disorders.1 The launch of the Upsher-Smith Galaxy demonstrates the company's commitment to simplifying access to effective treatments and reducing healthcare costs.
Competition Seeks Experts in Science and Machine Learning to Predict and Detect Seizures
Epilepsy affects more than 50 million people worldwide. The disorder is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain that can bring about seizures, changes in awareness or sensation and behavior.
Congressman Perry introduces medical hemp act
Currently, more than 300,000 children in American suffer from some form of epilepsy.
U.S. Rep. Scott Perry announces bill for national legalization of medical marijuana oil for seizures
U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, is introducing legislation to legalize medical marijuana oil for treatment of epilepsy.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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Team Ali on the march towards raising $9000
TEAM Ali is raising money this weekend for the Epilepsy Foundation Victoria. Among the team are Sophie Blackney, Carly Behncke, Sandi Jones, Kate Sobey, Hayley Harman, Cassie Franklin, Meg Chandler, Aliera Murphy, Erika Donaldson and Steph Franklin.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Medical Marijuana Law In Illinois Expands To Include Children, Adults Suffering From Seizures
Illinois has become the 23rd state to expand its medical marijuana bill to include children and adults suffering from certain seizure disorders.
NeuroPace RNS System Will Play a Key Role in DARPA's...
The RNS System is the world's only commercially available implantable closed-loop responsive neurostimulator system.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
7 things to know about epilepsy
An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Epilepsy: 7 things to know
Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak , seen here with Mel Gibson in "The Patriot," died Saturday, July 19, at her home in Houston, according to her mother.