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  1. A torrent of accidental poemsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mind Hacks

    ... and hypergraphia - compulsive and copious writing that is a well-known although not particularly common symptom of epilepsy. The difference in this case, however, is that hypergraphia often appears as meaningless, rambling or disorganised, and this ...

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  2. Medical Marijuana and Why Governor Cuomo Can't Take the ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Paper Magazine

    ... ill New Yorkers would have access within their state. 2. Expand the pharmaceutical trials for Epidiolex , an epilepsy drug containing the marijuana-derived compound, CBD. This wouldn't benefit those with ALS, who require THC, but it would expand ...

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  3. This Elderly Gentleman Was Born With His Brain Hemispheres...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Wired

    ... 200 million neural tracts. In an increasingly rare procedure, the callosum is sliced as a radical treatment for epilepsy. People who receive this treatment are referred to colloquially as split-brain patients and lab tests reveal profound effects on ...

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  4. Eating 80 percent fat? Legacy and College of Natural Medicine will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ... piece of the trial, while Legacy will monitor the results. The ketogenic diet has been used successfully to treat epilepsy in children since the 1920s. Dr. Alar Mirka , Legacy's director of clinical research at Legacy Health Institute, became ...

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  5. Michael McCormack: No to gays, no to medical cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Area News

    ... Liberal MPs Sharman Stone and Warren Entsch is working on a bill to allow cannabis oil as a medical treatment for epilepsy sufferers, cancer patients and other life-threatening illnesses. "I would have to see the legislation and take on the views of ...

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  6. Neurosigma Files For IPORead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | SocalTECH.com

    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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  7. Parents, State Sen. Fight For Legalization Of Pot To Treat EpilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | CBS Local

    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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  8. Iowa's Cannabis oil law not going as plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | KETV-TV

    A new law in Iowa allows for use of non-psychoactive cannabis oil for the treatment of epilepsy.

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  9. 'The Walking Dead' actress Emily Kinney to perform epilepsy awareness concert in EwingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Jersey Journal

    "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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  10. Advisors take a deep breath on legal cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Age

    ... appetite and weight gain in people with HIV, advanced cancer and anorexia. While cannabinoids may be able to treat epilepsy, glaucoma, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, Tourette's syndrome and spinal cord injuries, the report said the ...

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  11. A small step to national rightsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Northern Daily Leader

    ... Stone and Queensland MP Warren Entsch - are working on a bill to allow cannabis oil as a medical treatment for epilepsy sufferers, cancer patients Mr Anderson said his draft bill was "99.9 per cent complete" and he was expecting to table it by the ...

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  12. Australian National Council on Drugs takes a deep breath on cannabisRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... appetite and weight gain in people with HIV, advanced cancer and anorexia. While cannabinoids may be able to treat epilepsy, glaucoma, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, Tourette's syndrome and spinal cord injuries, the report said the ...

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  13. 10 common disabilities American children haveRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | KTAR

    ... syndrome differs from kid to kid, the society said. Across the world, 65 million people have been diagnosed with epilepsy, including 2 million in the United States, according to the Epilepsy Foundation . Epilepsy is a brain development disability ...

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  14. Ask Dr Ellie: Material girl Madonna plays it safe on the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Daily Mail

    ... data implies that it is not helpful for TN. The most effective drug treatment we use for TN now is actually an anti-epilepsy drug called carbamezipine, which is gradually built up to a level of pain control. I'm not sure whether it was in your ...

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  15. New surgery can relieve epileptic seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Miami Herald

    ... of payment, name of funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. To place it online click here . Epilepsy patient Andy Salazar and Dr. Jonathan Jagid of UM look at an MRI of Salazar's brain after surgery. Salazar has had success in ...

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  16. Still no proof of added benefit for perampanel in epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Medical News Today

    ... only for a certain part of the approval population: for patients with pharmacoresistant and continuing active epilepsy . In its dossier, the manufacturer defined these as patients diagnosed with epilepsy for more than 5 years who, as add-on therapy ...

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  17. Free Kids Safety Day in Westbrook, Saturday, September 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Bangor Daily News

    ... rodeo and providing bike safety checks throughout the event. The Michael T. Goulet Traumatic Brain Injury and Epilepsy Foundation will be giving away free bike helmets to the first 100 kids along with a fitting and safety check. Finally, the Maine ...

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  18. Important clue found for potential treatments for absence seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Science Daily

    ... its role in the mechanism of absence seizures, as well as developing effective treatment methods for absence epilepsy. The findings were published online, July 28, in the journal, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United ...

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  19. Ketogenic LCHF diets help epilepsy and obesity: Weight loss safety debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Examiner.com

    For decades, low carb high fat ketogenic diets have been used to treat epilepsy in children as well as boost weight loss for dieters.

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  20. Thoughts On New York Jets Wide Receiver Jalen Saunders' Health ScareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | TheJetPress

    ... had to say while speaking to the media today I am further convinced that is what happened to him. According to the Epilepsy Foundation at epilepsy.com, a seizure is a sudden surge of electric activity in the brain which affects how a person feels or ...

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