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  1. Eisai Submits Applications for Antiepilepsy Agent Fycompa Simultaneously In Europe and U.S.Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Eisai Submits Applications for Antiepilepsy Agent Fycompa Simultaneously In Europe and U.S. Seeking Indication Expansion as Adjunctive Treatment of Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures Tokyo, Aug 20, 2014 - - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has submitted applications to regulatory authorities in the U.S. and Europe for the indication ... (more)

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  2. Perampanel does not offer added benefit for patients with EpilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... July 2012 as adjunctive ("add-on") therapy for adults and children aged 12 years and older with epileptic fits (seizures). In a new early benefit assessment according to the Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products (AMNOG), the German ...

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  3. Perampanel for epilepsy: Still no proof of added benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Science Daily

    The drug perampanel has been approved since July 2012 as adjunctive therapy for adults and children aged 12 years and older with epileptic seizures.

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  4. Support for woman fighting epilepsyRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Daily Gazette

    ... by the FDA after a 10-year trial. The hope is that the NeuroPace controls, reduces, or stops the 15 to 20 epileptic seizures Kelley experiences each month. CRYSTAL LAKE – It is Thursday night, July's last hurrah, four X's on the calendar ...

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  5. EXCHANGE: Support for woman fighting epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | SFGate

    ... after a 10-year trial. The hope is that the NeuroPace controls or reduces or maybe even completely stops all the seizures Kelley suffers. She has between 15 and 20 of them a month. MANDATORY CREDIT Photo: Kyle Grillot, AP In this July 30 2014 photo, ...

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  6. Saturday's letters: Stop the pot bashingRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... means it is very addicting and has no medical use. But recent findings show it has had benefit in some childhood seizures. Only the National Institute on Drug Abuse supplies cannabis for research under a contract from one supplier: the University of ...

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  7. Shire takes over SCM Pharma, after manufacturing license is revokedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Drug Researcher

    ... SCM manufactures the drug Buccolam Oromucosal (Midazolam Hydrochloride) - a short-acting sedative used to treat seizures and insomnia and delivered orally - on behalf of ViroPharma ( acquired by Shire for $4.2bn last year ) from its nearby Newburn ...

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  8. Bed-Stuy City Councilman Robert Cornegy's School Safety Bill Scheduled for HearingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Our Time Press

    ... meta-analysis, xanax alprazolam . Like serious grants, excellent public markets were much notable professional seizures which loved a doctor of vocational objectives, using its lights as a funding of large tendon, a curriculum for drugs using from ...

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  9. Off-Label SquabbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Should a pharmaceutical sales rep be allowed to tell a doctor that Topamax, a drug approved to treat seizures and prevent migraine headaches, might also help combat alcohol dependence? Or suggest the epilepsy drug Neurontin could also help treat bipolar disorders or insomnia? Or offer data showing that any number of other drugs could have uses ... (more)

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  10. Tar Heel of the Week: A dog’s seizures lead to a retirement obsessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | News Observer

    Willard Moore mans his booth at a recent event. Moore's dog Molly had chronic seizures, and he was forced to put the dog down.

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  11. Tar Heel of the Week: A dog's seizures lead to a retirement obsessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | The Cary News

    ... breed, an English setter, to occupy his expansive Western Wake yard. Yet within months of adopting Molly, chronic seizures forced him to put the dog down. And so instead of just a pet, he ended up with a new way to spend his retirement – ...

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  12. Is GW Pharmaceuticals Still A Buy After A Big Run-Up?Read the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Seeking Alpha

    ... one day, after the company had announced that its investigational drug Epidiolex was able to reduce the amount of seizures in children and adults in a Phase 2 study. These patients deal with a type of treatment-resistant epilepsy which lacks ...

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  13. Doctors left in 'untenable' position on medical marijuana, says CMA president-electRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Canada.com

    ... said that while he has heard "many compelling anecdotes" that marijuana can help patients with hard to treat seizures, HIV and other conditions, "we have people out there saying marijuana can cure cancer, which seems quite improbable." "Somewhere in ...

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  14. A fight to the finish - Dan's battle overcoming his epilepsy disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Examiner.com

    Usually, medication can control seizures for those with epilepsy but about 30 percent of patients do not respond.

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  15. Kodiak needs a loving homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | WALA

    ... away, she had to do what was best for Kodiak. Kodiak is currently on phenobarbital, because he has experienced some seizures. This is a controllable condition, and he can still live a happy life in a loving home. Kodiak is neutered, up to date on ...

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  16. Zeb started hiding in a box and doing other odd things - for him, anyway - a couple of years ago.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Philly.com

    ... and well-encapsulated. Surgery is the treatment of choice. Dogs' most apparent symptoms are more likely to be seizures, and the tumors tend to be more invasive and often malignant; surgery is trickier, and the prognosis is poor. People also get ...

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  17. First-in-class Epilepsy Treatment FycompaA (perampanel) Launches in BelgiumRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | Sys-Con Media

    Fycompa , the first in an entirely new class of treatment for partial onset seizures , launches today in .

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  18. Beat the heat: Why you need to stay coolRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... to cool down or impair the body's ability to recognize when it is hot. They include medications used to treat seizures, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, cardiac conditions (including angina and arrhythmia) and mental illnesses. If you ...

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  19. Surprise vigil organized for Crystal Lake woman fighting epilepsyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Northwest Herald

    ... NeuroPace implant now that it's been FDA approved after a 10-year trial. The implant is designed to stop epileptic seizures before they start. It is Thursday night, July's last hurrah, four X's on the calender until 22-year-old Ashley Kelley goes in ...

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  20. Acute liver failure after valproate exposure in patients with POLG1...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | CiteULike

    ... liver failure. POLG1 mutations are common among populations and these patients often suffer from intractable seizures. The role of liver transplantation in the treatment of patients with mitochondrial diseases has been controversial. We studied ...

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