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Monday | Daily Kos

Kossack and Family Need your Help

FloridaSNMOM and her family, FloridaSNDad, Draco, Lil' Bit and Caedy have what, for them, is an insurmountable problem, and are about to lose both electricity and internet.

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Related Topix: Health, Carbamazepine (generic), Tegretol, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Newsday

Lindenhurst fire department hires paramedic trained to administer narcotics

The Lindenhurst Fire Department has hired a new paramedic to help meet a state mandate after they said the man previously hired for the job never showed up to work.

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Related Topix: Lindenhurst, NY, Drugs, Port Jefferson, NY, Medicine, Health

Newsday

Lindenhurst fire department hires paramedic trained to administer narcotics

The Lindenhurst Fire Department has hired a new paramedic to help meet a state mandate after they said the man previously hired for the job never showed up to work.

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Related Topix: Lindenhurst, NY, Drugs, Port Jefferson, NY, Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Eisai Submits Applications for Antiepilepsy Agent Fycompa Simultaneously In Europe and U.S.

Eisai Submits Applications for Antiepilepsy Agent Fycompa Simultaneously In Europe and U.S. Seeking Indication Expansion as Adjunctive Treatment of Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures Tokyo, Aug 20, 2014 - - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has submitted applications to regulatory authorities in the U.S. and Europe for the indication ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biotech, Eisai Co, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, 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: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

EXCHANGE: Support for woman fighting epilepsy

It is Thursday night, July's last hurrah, four X's on the calendar until 22-year-old Ashley Kelley goes in for her life's second major surgery.

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Related Topix: NeuroPace, Startups, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Nursing, Health, Rush University, Entertainment

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, Health, Epilepsy, Marketing, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Sat Aug 09, 2014

News Observer

Tar Heel of the Week: A dog's seizures lead to a retirement obsession

Willard Moore mans his booth at a recent event. Moore's dog Molly had chronic seizures, and he was forced to put the dog down.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Personal Finance, Retirement, Tar Heel, NC, Epilepsy

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Is GW Pharmaceuticals Still A Buy After A Big Run-Up?

Phase 2 results validate the technology platform further, and also validate future revenue to be made in the seizure market.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epilepsy, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Canada.com

Doctors thrown into - untenable' position on medical marijuana, says CMA president-elect

Dr. Chris Simpson, incoming president of the Canadian Medical Association. Simpson is professor of medicine and chief of cardiology at Queen's University in Kingston.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, North America, Canada, World News, Medicine, Cardiology, Health,

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WALA

Kodiak needs a loving home

Kodiak is an approximately 5-year-old border collie/ shepherd mix. Kodiak is all that you could want in a dog and he is such a sweet boy.

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Related Topix: Solfoton, Phenobarbital (generic), Medicine, Health

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sys-Con Media

First-in-class Epilepsy Treatment FycompaA (perampanel) Launches in Belgium

Fycompa , the first in an entirely new class of treatment for partial onset seizures , launches today in .

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Related Topix: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Northwest Herald

Surprise vigil organized for Crystal Lake woman fighting epilepsy

Ashley Kelley gets a kiss from her mother, Gail, in front of her father, Jim, as a song is played Thursday during a surprise vigil outside of her home in Crystal Lake.

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Related Topix: Crystal Lake, IL, NeuroPace, Startups, Rush University, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CiteULike

Acute liver failure after valproate exposure in patients with POLG1...

Background and aims: Patients with mutations in the POLG1 gene encoding the mitochondrial DNA polymerase gamma have an increased risk of valproate-induced liver failure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

PennLive.com

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster

Medical Daily

Charlotte's Web Bill To Legalize Marijuana As Epilepsy Treatment;...

The legal status of medical marijuana in America can be confusing. To date, 23 states have approved its use, but on a federal level all forms of marijuana are still illegal and users face possible federal charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, Representative Steve Cohen, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Paul Broun, Republican

Jurist

Congressman introduces bill to legalize marijuana oil

Although the bill, called the "Charlotte's Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014," does not legalize all forms of marijuana [ Penn Live report] for medical use, it does remove CBD oil and therapeutic hemp from the federal definition of marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicine, Health, MSNBC, Pennsylvania

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama school board member Mary Scott Hunter to jump out of plane to help fight genetic...

Alabama school board member Mary Scott Hunter said Monday she was jumping out of a plane as part of a fundraiser for CDKL5, a rare genetic disorder.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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