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  1. New apps simplify ketogenic low carb epilepsy diet, which also helps weight lossRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Examiner.com

    For parents who have children with epilepsy, something as seemingly simple as planning family meals can require complex calculations.

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  2. Davis backs bill on hemp, cannabidiol oilRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The News-Gazette

    U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, is co-sponsoring a bill that would remove therapeutic hemp and cannabidiol oil from the definition of marijuana, and allow it to be used to treat children and individuals with epilepsy.

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  3. Boosting neural pathway from gut to brain could play part in weight controlRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    ... people eat, but more research and clinical work is needed. Electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve used to treat epilepsy and depression in patients that don't respond to medications has been found to reduce body weight in some of them, and the ...

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  4. Study: Boosting neural pathway from gut to brain could play part in weight controlRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... people eat, but more research and clinical work is needed. Electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve used to treat epilepsy and depression in patients that don't respond to medications has been found to reduce body weight in some of them, and the ...

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  5. Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Huntington Memorial Hospital Earns Laboratory AccreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Huntington Memorial Hospital has earned accreditation by the Long-Term Monitoring Laboratory Accreditation Board of the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists .

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  6. Epilepsy drug recalled as 'precautionary measure'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Batches of a drug used in Ireland to treat epilepsy seizures are being recalled from pharmacies as a precautionary measure, the Health Products Regulatory Authority has confirmed.

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  7. Wanderer, Derrick R.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ... t Children's Assistance Foundation (ECAF), 154 W. Park Ave., Unit 291, Elmhurst, IL 60126 ecaf@ecaf4kids.org or the Epilepsy Foundation, 333 Commerce Dr., Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Arrangements by Ahlgrim Funeral Home. Info 630-834-3515.

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  8. UCB cost control offsets drug sales shortfallRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... UCB said combined sales of newer drugs Cimzia, to treat bowel disorder Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis, epilepsy treatment Vimpat, for Parkinson's disease and restless leg syndrome, rose 25 percent. It added that core profit had expanded ...

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  9. Seize the Stage: a Musical Revue Benefit for Epilepsy Set for Wilmette Recreation TonightRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Seize the Stage: A Musical Revue Benefit for Epilepsy is back for its fifth year, raising funds for Camp Blackhawk.

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  10. Research TechnicianRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nature Neuroscience

    The Baraban laboratory at the University of California, San Francisco , is searching for a full time Research Technician for its zebrafish-related epilepsy projects.

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  11. Penn and Mayo Clinic researchers challenge scientists to improve epilepsy treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Health System and the Mayo Clinic are challenging the best minds in science to improve how epilepsy is treated.

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  12. How will your legislators vote on Perry's medical marijuana bill? Some in midstate remain waryRead the original story

    Tuesday | PennLive.com

    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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  13. Charlotte's Web Bill To Legalize Marijuana As Epilepsy Treatment;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical Daily

    ... could potentially legalize a compound in marijuana. If passed, it may offer an alternative treatment option for epilepsy sufferers nationwide, and could be a huge step forward for medical marijuana advocates. Yesterday, U.S. representatives Scott ...

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  14. Eaze Launches First Available On-Demand Medical Marijuana Delivery ServiceRead the original story

    Tuesday | Business Wire

    ... those areas. The state of California legalized medical marijuana in 1996. The medicine is often used to treat epilepsy, cancer, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain and other serious illnesses that may not respond to traditional medications. New strains ...

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  15. Aim to set up epilepsy support groupRead the original story

    Tuesday | Hastings Today

    A new support group looks set to be launched in Hastings and St Leonards to help those suffering from epilepsy.

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  16. Supernus Pharmaceuticals To Host Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference CallRead the original story

    Tuesday | BioSpace

    ... products for the treatment of central nervous system, or CNS, diseases. The Company has two marketed products for epilepsy, Oxtellar XRA (extended-release oxcarbazepine) and Trokendi XRa (extended-release topiramate). The Company is also developing ...

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  17. Competition Seeks Experts in Science and Machine Learning to Predict and Detect SeizuresRead the original story

    Tuesday | Hispanic Business

    issued the following news release: Epilepsy affects more than 50 million people worldwide. The disorder is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain that can bring about seizures, changes in awareness or sensation and behavior. Despite ...

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  18. House Bill Would Legalize 'Charlotte's Web' Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday would legalize a compound in marijuana used to treat severe epilepsy.

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  19. Congressman Perry proposes medical hemp legislationRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | York Dispatch

    ... (Submitted) John Gilmore's daughter Lili, 13, was diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, when she was 3 years old. The family has tried more than 25 different medications, as well as special diets, to control her ...

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  20. Pa. Republican Introduces Federal Bill to Legalize Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Phillymag.com

    The conservative York County Republican made the announcement Monday morning at a press conference where he was joined by the president of the national Epilepsy Foundation and advocates that included the mother of Colorado girl Charlotte Figi , whose successful treatment with cannabidiol oil has inspired a national movement.

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