14 hrs ago
Upsher-Smith Debuts Positive Results From Global Phase 3 Study Evaluating USL255
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. today presented results from its global Phase 3 study of USL255 , showing that the investigational drug met its primary and secondary endpoints for efficacy and demonstrated favorable safety and tolerability in epilepsy patients with refractory partial-onset seizures .
18 hrs ago
Eisai Announces New Partnership with Esteve to Promote Anti-epilepsy...
Eisai announces today that it has selected Esteve, a Spanish pharmaceutical company with a comprehensive neurology franchise, to become its epilepsy partner in to promote ZonegranA .
22 hrs ago
Extended-Release Topiramate Shows Promise in Late-Stage Epilepsy Trial
Positive results have been reported from a global phase III study of extended-release topiramate .
23 hrs ago
Home Testing Devices Could Monitor EpilepsyDrug Levels, Reduce Clinical Visits
WASHINGTON D.C., December 9, 2013- Medications remain the mainstay of epilepsy treatment, and to date there are no FDA-approved devices that provide an accurate means of detection for generalized tonic-clonic seizures , or convulsions, during activities of daily living.
Epilepsy Community Seeks Redefinition of Bioequivalence from FDA
WASHINGTON DC, December 9, 2013- For several years, epilepsy practitioners have questioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's definition of bioequivalence as it applies to narrow therapeutic index drugs, such as those used for epilepsy.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Majority of epilepsy surgery patients enjoy improvement in their physical and social well-being
The majority of epilepsy patients who have brain surgery to treat their disorder are satisfied with the results in reducing epilepsy-related seizures and improving their psychological and social well-being.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Gingerbread City benefits Epilepsy Foundation
Lee and Mary Rice , Geniya Derzhavina, "Papa" Doug Manchester, Kathy West , Tara Tarrant, Ramin Pourteymour - Vincent Andrunas, Special to the U-T Lee and Mary Rice , Geniya Derzhavina, "Papa" Doug Manchester, Kathy West , Tara Tarrant, Ramin Pourteymour / Vincent Andrunas, Special to the U-T Epilepsy is a medical condition that produces seizures ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
SUDEP is an uncommon danger of epilepsy
Dear Dr. Roach: At the age of 19, our son started having seizures in his sleep. The first one was a grand mal seizure, and we were able to get him to the hospital.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Epileptic student researches effects of anti-epilepsy drug on bones
J. MILES CARY/NEWS SENTINEL Senior Mallory Kirkland displays a microscope slide used during her research last week at Maryville College.
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. to Present New Data on Aptiom...
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. to Present New Data on Aptiom A at The American Epilepsy Society's 67 th Annual Meeting )--Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. will present new research posters on AptiomA and data on antiepileptic drug use in the U.S. managed care population at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society taking place December ... (more)
Midwife link helps to deliver
A MIDWIFE from a hospital in Africa has visited the maternity team at the Alex as part of a link-up between the two.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Electrical brain stimulation may evoke a person's 'will to persevere'
What gives some people the ability to persevere through difficult situations that others may find insurmountable? The answer is no doubt a complicated one that may be beyond our full understanding, but new research publishing online December 5 in the Cell Press journal Neuron provides some intriguing insights.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
WEAU-TV Eau Claire
Share the Flame dinner and silent auction
Significant snowfall is expected across portions of northwest Wisconsin, with a messy, wintry mix of precipitation across the Chippewa Valley on Wednesday.
Eisai Tackles Stigma Associated With Epilepsy Through Support Of Comic Book Addressing The Condition
"Medikidz Explain Epilepsy" tells a fictional story based on the experiences of 14-year-old Jack, who is navigating middle school while living with epilepsy.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
University of Rochester
URMC Plays Role in New Epilepsy Technology
Physicians at the University of Rochester Medical Center Strong Epilepsy Center were involved in the recent approval of a new treatment for epilepsy.
St. Cloud Times
Foundation to use donation to help increase epilepsy awareness
As part of BP's Fueling Communities grant program, JM Companies/SpeedStop Gas and Goods recently selected the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota as the recipient of a $6,500 donation to support the Seizure Smart Schools program in the St. Cloud area.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
NeuroPace Gets FDA Premarket Approval for the RNS System to Treat Medically Refractory Epilepsy
NeuroPace, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted premarket approval for the NeuroPace RNS System, a treatment for adults with partial onset seizures that have not been controlled with two or more antiepileptic drugs.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Treating epilepsy involves customized care and dedication
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes people to have recurrent seizures.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
6-year-old fights mysterious, frightening epilepsy
The kindergartner stands, leaning up against cushions, and while Iron Man receives a blow to the chest from Spidey, the 6-year-old answers questions about living with epilepsy.
The Washington Post
UCB Not for Sale as Billionaire Shareholder Awaits Rewards
UCB SA's biggest shareholder says the Belgian drugmaker isn't for sale, even as analysts say medicines for rheumatoid arthritis and epilepsy make the company an attractive takeover target.