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  1. Partial Seizure Therapeutic Pipeline Market Review H2 2014 in a New...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... Jan 22, 2014: Zonegran Reimbursed in Switzerland as Monotherapy Treatment for Adults With Newly Diagnosed Partial Epilepsy Jan 06, 2014: Eisai Announces Launch of Antiepileptic Drug Fycompa in U.S. Jan 02, 2014: Eisai Announces U.S. Availability of ...

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  2. Brain surgery, by Robot, through cheek : October 18, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Times

    ... 3-D printing in order to keep the price low, Fars news agency reported. For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate invasive, ...

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  3. Side Effects of Gabapentin in DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Buzzle.com

    ... findings to Parke-Davis (which is now a part of Pfizer since 2000), the latter discovered its benefits in treating epilepsy. This eventually led to the findings of its benefits in treating neuropathological pain. As with a lot of other medications ...

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  4. Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat EpilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Philly.com

    Low doses of fish oil may help reduce the number of seizures experienced by people with a form of tough-to-treat epilepsy that no longer responds to drugs, a small new study suggests. The research was led by Dr. Christopher DeGiorgio, of the University of California, Los Angeles, and included 24 people with epilepsy that could no longer be controlled using medications.

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  5. Effectiveness of cannabis in epilepsy: Three studies shed new lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Science Daily

    Highlights of groundbreaking research regarding the effectiveness of cannibidiol and its derivatives as a viable treatment for people with epilepsy are being revealed by scientists in three new articles. In advance of the American Epilepsy Society's Annual Meeting in December, the organization has offered highlights of groundbreaking research being studied at a number of institutions regarding the effectiveness of cannibidiol and its derivatives as a viable treatment for people with epilepsy.

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  6. Study: Caregivers more aware of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy than patientsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | PressReleasePoint

    Caregivers for epilepsy patients are more aware of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy than patients, including those with seizure disorders, according to a study by RTI International and partners Research found that 76 percent of caregivers are more likely to have heard of SUDEP compared with 65 percent of patients with epilepsy RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC- Caregivers for epilepsy patients are more aware of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy than patients, including those with seizure disorders, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International, Epilepsy Foundation, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Saint Barnabas.

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  7. Steakout for EpilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | MyHighPlains.com

    Support of this event provides: - Clinic patients with specialty medical care to help control their seizures; - Educational presentations to teach hundreds of school children about epilepsy and seizure first aid in area schools and creates an opportunity for 45 children from West Texas to attend summer camp.

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  8. Future growth on the cards for animal care specialistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | York Press

    ... per cent to A 4.4 million with the launch of three new products, the first of which was a range of tablets to treat epilepsy in dogs, followed by the launch of a treatment for hyperthyroidism in cats, and finally antibiotic tablets to treat ...

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  9. Anticonvulsants Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been UpdatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | PRWeb

    ... three years to 2014, prices of anticonvulsants have been trending continuously upward due to increasing demand for epilepsy treatment and rising production costs. IBISWorld market research analyst, Anna Son, says, "As the economy has slowly been ...

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  10. Brain surgery through the cheek - A new way to treat severe epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Medical News Today

    For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate - invasive, dangerous and with a long recovery period. Five years ago, a team of Vanderbilt engineers wondered: Is it possible to address epileptic seizures in a less invasive way? They decided it would be possible.

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  11. Mild traumatic brain injury can have lasting effects for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... finding works in people, it has the potential to help adults recover from stroke and ... Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is concerning and many-even those with seizure disorders-may not be aware of this condition. New research published ...

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  12. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: Learning moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Science Daily

    Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy is concerning and many - even those with seizure disorders - may not be aware of this condition. New research reports that 76% of caregivers are more likely to have heard of SUDEP compared with 65% of patients with epilepsy.

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  13. Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery Performed by Pneumatic RobotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate - invasive, dangerous and with a long recovery period. Five years ago, a team of Vanderbilt engineers wondered: Is it possible to address epileptic seizures in a less invasive way? They decided it would be possible.

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  14. Awareness of 'sudden unexpected death in epilepsy' low among patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Medical News Today

    Have you heard of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy? Chances are you have not, as a new study finds that although 76% of caregivers have heard of this epilepsy risk, only 65% of epilepsy patients are familiar with it. According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, sudden unexpected death in epilepsy is when someone with epilepsy dies in a manner that is not caused by injury, drowning or other known causes.

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  15. Now, less invasive brain surgery through cheekRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Newkerala.com

    A new research has revealed that the brain surgery through the cheek can make the treatment of severe epilepsy less invasive and dangerous. Currently neuroscientists treat epilepsy by drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate, which has a long recovery period.

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  16. The AKC Canine Health Foundation Commits $268,000 to Combat Epilepsy and Hypothyroidism in DogsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | PRWeb

    The AKC Canine Health Foundation today announces the funding of two grants for canine epilepsy and one grant for canine hypothyroidism. These grants, totaling over $268,000 in funding will ultimately equip veterinarians with more effective treatments and researchers with a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms that cause these diseases.

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  17. Engineers Design Robot for Brain Surgery Through CheekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Surgical Products

    For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate - invasive, dangerous and with a long recovery period. Five years ago, a team of Vanderbilt engineers wondered: Is it possible to address epileptic seizures in a less invasive way? They decided it would be possible.

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  18. Reminiscing can help, not hinder, some mind-bending tasksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... finding works in people, it has the potential to help adults recover from stroke and ... Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is concerning and many-even those with seizure disorders-may not be aware of this condition. New research published ...

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  19. PuraMed BioScience Release: Issues Opinion On PMBSD Based On...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | BioSpace

    The Company recently announced development of an over-the-counter medication using cannabinoid-rich hemp, for the treatment of epilepsy symptoms. Recent studies show CBD to be effective in the treatment of the symptoms of epilepsy.

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  20. Surgical robot takes a cheeky approach to brain surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Gizmag

    Patient mockup of surgical robot designed to treat epilepsy by entering the brain through the cheek Conventional open surgery on the brain involves drilling openings in the skull through which to access the gray matter. But what if the part of the brain needing to be accessed is located at the bottom of the brain as is the case with treating severe epileptic seizures? Generally it means more drilling.

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