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  1. Ohio girl, 3, moves to Colorado for medical potRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TheDenverChannel

    ... Missy Spears, wrote on gofundme.com . Even with anti-seizure medications, Addyson was still having more than 70 seizures a day, said Spears. Addyson was also taking the anti-anxiety medication Valium as a "rescue medication." "After watching a CNN ...

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  2. The Healing Power of PotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Milwaukee

    ... successfully lobbied the state in the spring of 2014 to legalize a form of marijuana for the treatment of childhood seizures. Their 7-year-old daughter, Lydia, suffered from seizures and was failing to respond to traditional treatments. The ...

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  3. WellSpan Health launching cannabis oil studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Evening Sun

    A York-area health care provider will soon begin examining the use of a marijuana extract to treat epileptic seizures. The WellSpan study will use Epidiolex, a purified form of cannabidiol, or CBD oil, in patients with Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndromes, both severe forms of epilepsy, said Dr. Todd Barron, medical director for neurosciences at WellSpan.

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  4. Re: Medical Cannabis Faces Double Standard for Safety, Efficacy Compared to Prescription PillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | East Bay Express

    ... 75 children who took cannabidiol (CBD), the second most common active molecule in cannabis, "33% of them had their seizures drop by half," the Journal reported. In a study funded by GW Pharmaceuticals - makers of cannabis extract Epidiolex - 40 ...

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  5. Medical Cannabis Faces Double Standard for Safety, Efficacy Compared to Prescription PillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | East Bay Express

    ... 75 children who took cannabidiol (CBD), the second most common active molecule in cannabis, "33% of them had their seizures drop by half," the Journal reported. In a study funded by GW Pharmaceuticals - makers of cannabis extract Epidiolex - 40 ...

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  6. Metals, Fungus Found in Colorado's MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... is that recreational marijuana has little to no CBD. That is an ingredient that has shown promise in treating seizures and other medical conditions. The state has not yet begun requiring testing for contaminants, but some companies volunteered their ...

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  7. 24 Yr Old Student Nearly Went Blind and Lost Ninety Percent of Her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... treated by an opthamologist to limit any long-term damage, she writes on her blog. She also started to suffer from seizures, which 'were a result of being heavily sedated for a long period of time', her blog states. Doctors arranged for her to ...

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  8. Student left almost blind and screaming in agony as skin peels off in horror drug allergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... After coming out of the coma, Miss Shaw began her long journey to recovery which included treatment for seizures, burns and examinations to see if any long-term damage had been done to her eyesight. After seven weeks of treatment at a specialist ...

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  9. Student, 24, was put in a medically-induced coma, nearly went blind ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Daily Mail

    ... treated by an opthamologist to limit any long-term damage, she writes on her blog. She also started to suffer from seizures, which 'were a result of being heavily sedated for a long period of time', her blog states. Doctors arranged for her to ...

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  10. Bumetanide for the treatment of seizures in newborn babies with...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | CiteULike

    Bumetanide for the treatment of seizures in newborn babies with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy : an open-label, dose finding, and feasibility phase 1/2 trial. Preclinical data suggest that the loop-diuretic bumetanide might be an effective treatment for neonatal seizures.

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  11. Epilepsy Drug Found to Boost Memory in Early Alzheimers StagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Big News Network.com

    ... at Johns Hopkins University in the U.S. state of Maryland are hopeful that a generic drug now used to treat seizures can improve memory in the early stages of Alzheimer's, even reversing the condition. Levetiracetam, which goes by the brand name ...

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  12. Medical marijuana: Odd couple Kirsten Gillibrand, Rand Paul unite to change federal lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Post-Standard

    ... At least 12 states have laws that regulate cannabidiol oils, a component of medical marijuana used to treat seizures. The senators say federal marijuana laws need to be changed because those who prescribe, use or sell medical marijuana remain ...

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  13. SPARC shares surge 15%; m-cap up by Rs 1,685 crRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Rediff.com

    ... said in a statement on Wednesday. Elepsia XR is indicated for adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures in patients of 12 years of age and older with epilepsy, it had said.

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  14. Juvenile onset epilepsy can be a rough road for dogsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Cape Breton Post

    I diagnosed four-year-old Brandy with epilepsy when she was just a pup. A border collie mix, she started having mild seizures at six months of age and they quickly became worse.

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  15. Large pup needs special careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    He was adopted, but was returned to the rescue organization when he began suffering seizures. Back in Rawhide's care, he was tested but veterinarians were unable to find the cause.

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  16. Valerian for Sleep and Weaning Off Anxiety MedicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Psychology Today

    ... used valerian as a chewed poultice (plant material applied to the body) for earaches, and also as a poultice for seizures in babies (Mtichell, 2003). Valerian was recognized by Hippocrates (the father of medicine), and used by Galen for insomnia. ...

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  17. UAB launching study of marijuana oil to treat seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WALA

    An Alabama university is launching a pair of studies to determine the effectiveness of a marijuana derivative in treating seizures. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is studying the use of cannabidiol oil in adults at UAB Hospital and a pediatric study of the oil at Children's of Alabama.

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  18. Texas Republican Mounts Pro-Marijuana Campaign, Bible in HandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | News Max

    ... argued that people should be free to use cannabis for its positive medicinal and commercial purposes, like treating seizures, assisting cancer patients, or creating rope and paper. Simpson also makes the traditional limited-government arguments ...

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  19. Weld County residents can take advantage of discounts on prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Windsor Now

    ... also provides discounts on some pet medications. Commonly discounted medications for pets include those that treat seizures, heart conditions, infections, allergies, pain relief and diabetes. The card is available at the Weld County Administrative ...

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  20. US government openly admits vaccines can cause polio, seizures and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | NewsTarget.com

    ... administration. The MMR package insert, which is published by Merck & Co., its manufacturer, lists encephalitis, seizures, symptoms of autism and much, much more as possible adverse events from MMR vaccination: Merck.com .[PDF] So mock all you want, ...

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