10 hrs ago
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.
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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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Quinn okays cannabis use for kids with epilepsy
"This new law will help alleviate the suffering of many adults and children across the state," Governor Quinn said.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Low carb ketogenic diets succeed for seizures: Challenges of epilepsy
Ketogenic diets have existed for decades for epilepsy . When new drugs emerged on the market, however, they were rarely used.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Epilepsy Foundation to Collaborate with Intellimedix and Pfizer
"This collaboration has the potential to benefit all individuals and families living with epilepsy, especially the one-third of people with epilepsy who live with uncontrolled seizures despite all currently available therapies," said , in a release.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
New therapies to treat epilepsy
Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than 2.5 million Americans.
Statement Regarding Department Of Defense Epilepsy Funding Announcement
CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "CURE applauds the announcement today from the U.S. Department of Defense - allocating $7.5 million dedicated to epilepsy research - and thanks Senator Dick Durbin for his leadership on this issue.
In a bold move, Sage Therapeutics sets sights even higher for tomorrow's IPO
Bucking the recent trend toward downsized biotech IPOs, epilepsy drug developer Sage Therapeutics has increased the size of its proposed offering to go public on Friday by 50 percent from its previous estimates.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
AHRQ Innovations Exchange
Quality Indicators in Epilepsy Treatment Tool
The Quality Indicators in Epilepsy Treatment Tool is designed to help primary care and general neurology clinics benchmark the quality of care for adults with epilepsy.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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Nixon Passes Marijuana Extract To Treat Epilepsy
Yesterday afternoon Governor Jay Nixon passed and vetoed a few bills. One of the bills that Nixon vetoed was senate bill 841 which pertains to the sale of e-cigarettes.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Woman pleased epilepsy treatment made from marijuana to be legal in Mo.
A woman who moved her daughter to Colorado so that she could have access to an epilepsy treatment made from a cannabis extract said she's pleased to hear that the extract will soon be legal in Missouri.
Streamlining the process to approve new drugs can save lives
My heart sinks each time I see the subject line in this too common email I receive in my medical practice: "Sad news: Matthew was fine when he went to bed last night but his mother found him dead in bed this morning."
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Parents' quest to bring Charlotte's Web pot strain to Florida draws critics
The parents of RayAnn Moseley, the Pensacola child with intractable epilepsy whose story softened the hearts of reluctant lawmakers, are fighting a new battle: getting Charlotte's Web to Florida.
Monarch Energy Commences Business in the Medical Diagnostics and Research Field
The Patents relate to the Company's two platform technologies for the in vitro diagnostic and Point-of-Care Testing markets.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Hamilton Spectator
One Brave Girl
ALIERA Murphy and her mum Erika Donaldson. Aliera is the inspiration for 'Team Ali' raising money and awareness for the Epilepsy Foundation in this year's Run Melbourne fundraiser.
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Lebanese scientist finds consciousness switch
Mohamad Koubeissi, Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of Epilepsy Center at George Washington University at his office.
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Announces Health Canada Approval ...
APTIOMTM is not indicated for use in patients under 18 years of age. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders and according to Epilepsy Canada, it affects 0.6% of the population and each year approximately 15,500 people learn they have epilepsy.
San Diego Source
Neurelis reclaims rights to epilepsy drug from Biotie
Encinitas-based Neurelis Inc. entered an agreement with Biotie Therapies Corp. to end the option held by Biotie to purchase Neurelis, clearing the way for Neurelis to commence further development of intranasal diazepam for pediatric and adult epilepsy patients who experience acute repetitive seizures.