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  1. Week In Review: Menarini And Lummy Announce Novel Drug In-Licensings For ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... Jiangsu NHWA Pharma and its Israeli partner, D-Pharm Ltd., were approved to begin China clinical trials of their epilepsy treatment, DP-VPA. The drug was granted China Fast-Track status last year. Because DP-VPA has completed Phase II trials outside ...

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  2. Walking for Epilepsy; the 2015 National Walk for EpilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Dr. James Wheless, director of the Neuroscience Institute at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, discusses epilepsy in children. He talks about the different types of epilepsy as well as treatment options.

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  3. Nashua Savers shop, Fairgrounds Middle School team up to collect a - ton' of stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    ... Savers sends the credit to the school PTO, and also donates a portion of its profits from the drive to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation. Donations left at Savers need an "Every Pound Counts" flier attached in order to direct proceeds to Fairgrounds. ...

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  4. Epilepsy Drug - MS DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    Participants had a condition called optic neuritis which is a common complication of MS it causes vision to become darkened and clouded in one eye. Results show people who received phenytoin had 30-percent less damage to the nerve compared to people who received a placebo.

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  5. Georgia legalizes medical pot, limits use to 8 ailmentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... D.C., to legalize marijuana extracts to treat illnesses. That includes 12 states that only use it to treat epilepsy, Peake said. Georgia's law makes cannabis oil legal to treat people with epilepsy and other seizure disorders, Lou Gehrig's Disease, ...

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  6. Epilepsy drug may preserve eyesight for people with multiple sclerosisRead the original story

    Thursday | Science Daily

    A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , according to a new study. A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015.

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  7. Study shows epilepsy drug may protect MS patients' visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. "About half of people with MS experience at some point in their life a condition called acute optic neuritis, in which the nerve carrying vision from the eye to the brain gets inflamed," said study author Raj Kapoor, MD, with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, England.

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  8. Epilepsy drug may protect vision in MS sufferersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may also protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , an auto-immune disease in which the body seemingly attacks itself, says a new study by an Indian-origin doctor. The epilepsy drug phenytoin can help prevent nerve damage and blindness in MS, the findings showed.

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  9. Emotional Gov. Deal signs medical marijuana lawRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... D.C., to legalize marijuana extracts to treat illnesses. That includes 12 states that only use it to treat epilepsy, Peake said. Georgia's law makes cannabis oil legal to treat people with epilepsy and other seizure disorders, Lou Gehrig's disease, ...

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  10. American Academy of Neurology Release: Epilepsy Drug May Preserve Eyesight For People with MSRead the original story

    Thursday | BioSpace

    ... randomly selected 86 people with acute optic neuritis within two weeks of having symptoms to receive either the epilepsy drug phenytoin or a placebo for three months. The researchers then used medical imaging to measure the thickness of the retina, ...

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  11. Federal Bill Would Legalize CBD NationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | High Times

    ... programs. "There are countless reports of marijuana's medicinal benefits in treating conditions including cancer, epilepsy, and glaucoma," Griffith said in a statement. "It is time to research this further, and, where legal, to allow real doctors ...

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  12. Epilepsy Drug May Preserve Eyesight for People with MSRead the original story

    Thursday | Freshnews

    A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. "About half of people with MS experience at some point in their life a condition called acute optic neuritis, in which the nerve carrying vision from the eye to the brain gets inflamed," said study author Raj Kapoor, MD, with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, England.

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  13. Liquid medical marijuana can treat epilepsy in kids and adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    Medical marijuana can now help treat epilepsy seizures in adults and kids in liquid form. According to a report by The Christian Times on April 16, 137 children and adults between the ages of two years old and 26 years old who suffer from epileptic seizures were treated with a liquid extract of medical marijuana for their seizure disorder.

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  14. Georgia Gov. Deal signs medical marijuana bill into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... D.C., to legalize marijuana extracts to treat illnesses. That includes 12 states that only use it to treat epilepsy, Peake said. Georgia's law makes cannabis oil legal to treat people with epilepsy and other seizure disorders, Lou Gehrig's Disease, ...

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  15. Multiple sclerosis sufferers could be saved from blindness with new drug treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... the eye to the brain and can trigger sudden blindness, foggy vision or pain. They found the group that took the epilepsy drug phenytoin for three months had 30% less damage to the nerve fibre layer compared to those who had been given a placebo. ...

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  16. Nathan Deal, Georgia Governor, Signs Medical Marijuana LawRead the original story

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    ... D.C., to legalize marijuana extracts to treat illnesses. That includes 12 states that only use it to treat epilepsy, Peake said. Georgia's law makes cannabis oil legal to treat people with epilepsy and other seizure disorders, Lou Gehrig's Disease, ...

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  17. Catalent completes expansion of US complex tablet siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    ... , the firm was named as supplier of delayed release technology for a new formulation of Supernus Pharmaceuticals epilepsy treatment, Trokendi XR (topiramate). The deal saw Catalent use the Winchester site to make a replacement for Supernus' ...

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  18. Innovative study aims to quench alcohol cravingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... to spend to get it, a new University of Georgia study has found. The drug topiramate, typically used to treat epilepsy and more recently weight loss, may also help people addicted to both cocaine and alcohol use less cocaine, particularly heavy ...

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  19. November is National Epilepsy Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2009 | Examiner.com

    November marks the 40th anniversary of National Epilepsy Awareness Month. Epilepsy is the third most common neurological disorder in the United States, affecting nearly 162,000 Tennesseans, three million Americans and 50 million people worldwide.

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  20. China's To Start Trial Of In-Licensed Epilepsy DrugRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | BioSpace

    Jiangsu NHWA Pharma and its Israeli partner, D-Pharm Ltd., were approved to begin China clinical trials of their epilepsy treatment, DP-VPA. The drug was granted China Fast-Track status last year.

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