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  1. Yoga for epilepsy.Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... on the EEG and the autonomic nervous system have been reported. Yoga would be an attractive therapeutic option for epilepsy (if proved effective), in view of its nonpharmacological nature, minimal side effects and international acceptance. To assess ...

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  2. Getting On Your Nerves To Save Your HeartRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | WTVF Nashville

    ... 6 to 12 weeks to respond to the treatment. Vagus nerve stimulation has also been proven to be effective in treating epilepsy and depression. There's one vagus nerve on each side of the body, which runs from the brainstem through the neck then to the ...

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  3. A new bill approved Thursday may be the last hope for an 8-year-old in Diamondhead.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | Sunherald.com

    ... used to produce a high. Cannabidiol oil -- CBD for short -- has been shown in several studies to treat symptoms of epilepsy and a variety of other illnesses. "We've tried all these meds and Brennan is one of the patients that his body does not ...

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  4. Marijuana extract may be epileptic Diamondhead child's last hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | Sunherald.com

    ... used to produce a high. Cannabidiol oil -- CBD for short -- has been shown in several studies to treat symptoms of epilepsy and a variety of other illnesses. "We've tried all these meds and Brennan is one of the patients that his body does not ...

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  5. Parents of epileptic children say cannabis oil could be saving graceRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Mississippi could become the 23rd state in the country to legalize the use of cannabis oil as a treatment for epilepsy.

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  6. Bryant OKs bill to allow marijuana extract for medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunherald.com

    ... used to produce a high. Cannabidiol oil -- CBD for short -- has been shown in several studies to treat symptoms of epilepsy and a variety of other illnesses. "We've tried all these meds and Brennan is one of the patients that his body does not ...

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  7. One Scientist's Quest To Vanquish Epileptic SeizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The dream of epilepsy research, says neurobiologist Ivan Soltesz, is to stop seizures by manipulating only some brain cells, not all.

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  8. Kotowski to receive award from Des Plaines hospitalRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Daily Herald

    ... that advances the well-being of the community." Kotowski serves on the board of an advocacy group to fight epilepsy in children, and the Greater Chicago Epilepsy Foundation, which previously gave him the Epilepsy Hero Award. Kotowski previously ...

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  9. With launch of new epilepsy drug, Sunovion already aiming at expanded approvalRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Business Journal

    For Sunovion, last week's launch of epilepsy drug Aptiom represents one way to help make up lost revenue just as one of its biggest revenue makers, sleep drug Lunesta, simultaneously loses patent protection.

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  10. Community Medical Center Designated Level 3 Epilepsy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Asbury Park Press

    April 14, 2014, Toms River, NJ - The National Association of Epilepsy Centers has designated Community Medical Centers Epilepsy Program at the Jay and Linda Grunin Neuroscience Institute as a Level 3 Epilepsy Center.

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  11. Dog Cancer Treatment "em-Barking" on Cannabis Paste - DoggyCancer.comRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... relate to that then I am sure you have seen on YouTube something similar. Ironically that's the new cancer and epilepsy treatment for dogs that's spreading across the country says NewCure.org, the creator of Cannabis Paste. The only difference is ...

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  12. The Weed IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Nuvo.net

    ... pronounced drah VAY.) According to the Dravet Foundation website, "Dravet syndrome, also known as Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI), is a rare and catastrophic form of intractable epilepsy that begins in infancy." Dravet's extremely ...

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  13. Dayton Children's Pediatric Neurology Team Nationally Designated as a Level 3 Epilepsy CenterRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | PRWeb

    Dayton Children's Hospital neurology division earned designation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 3 center for the treatment of complex pediatric epilepsy.

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  14. American Epilepsy Society Announces Fellowship Award RecipientsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Newswise

    WEST HARTFORD, Conn., April 14, 2014- Today, the American Epilepsy Society released its list of new fellowship awardees, naming 15 recipients for the organization's early-career awards.

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  15. A single switch dictates severity of epileptic seizures, researchers findRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A switch in the brain of people with epilepsy dictates whether their seizures will be relatively mild or lead to a dangerous and debilitating loss of consciousness, Yale researchers have found.

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  16. India's Lupin Recalls 10,000 Bottles of Suprax in the U.S.Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Contract Pharma Breaking News

    ... of bottles of generic diabetes medication in the U.S. after some bottles were found to contain drugs meant to treat epilepsy.

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  17. Mustang swimmers display community supportRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Star News

    Sharon's Ride/Run/Walk for Epilepsy is one of the largest epilepsy awareness events in the United States.

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  18. Balloon launch canceled following eco criticismRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Sunherald.com

    - The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota has canceled plans to launch 60,000 balloons amid criticism of the event's potential effects on the environment and wildlife. Before announcing the balloon launch to celebrate its 60th anniversary, the ...

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  19. Minnesota balloon launch canceled following eco criticismRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | TwinCities

    The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota has canceled plans to launch 60,000 balloons after the event was criticized for its potential effects on the environment and wildlife.

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  20. State Legislators Signal Action Likely on Medical Marijuana This YearRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | KCRG

    ... said Thursday that the lobbying efforts by mothers of children with seizure disorders, often associated with epilepsy, have kept the issue alive. "We think there are mothers who have come to the Capitol with tragic stories, difficult circumstances ...

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