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  1. Missouri issues licenses to grow hemp for epilepsy patientsRead the original story

    Sunday | Hawk Eye

    ... gital (PDF) version of the paper. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A cannabis extract that some parents believe may help treat seizures experienced by their children with epilepsy may b ...

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  2. Missouri issues licenses to grow hemp for epilepsy patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KHQA-TV Quincy

    A cannabis extract that some parents believe may help treat seizures experienced by their children with epilepsy may be available in Missouri this year. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the Missouri Department of Agriculture last week issued permits for two companies to grow cannabis under a state law allowing some epilepsy patients to obtain an extract from cannabis plants.

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  3. Poll: Support for medical marijuana grows in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Windsor Beacon

    ... parents repeatedly brought their disabled children to the Statehouse to lobby for the right to try the oil to treat seizures. Patient advocates have called the new law useless, because it doesn't provide for distribution of the medication. They're ...

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  4. MO issues licenses to grow hemp for epilepsy patientsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    A cannabis extract that some parents believe may help treat seizures experienced by their children with epilepsy may be available in Missouri this year. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the Missouri Department of Agriculture last week issued permits for two companies to grow cannabis under a state law allowing some epilepsy patients to obtain an extract from cannabis plants.

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  5. McAuliffe signs bill on marijuana oil for epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Terry McAuliffe signed off on bills Thursday allowing people with severe epilepsy to use marijuana oils to treat seizures. The legislation came as welcome relief to Virginia Beach mom Tracie Thomas, whose son Caleb, 12, is in a clinical trial for ...

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  6. Beach boy sees McAuliffe sign medical marijuana billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed off on bills today to allow people with severe epilepsy to use marijuana oils to treat seizures. The legislation came as welcome relief to Virginia Beach mom Tracie Thomas, whose 12-year-old son, Caleb, is in a clinical trial for just such a product.

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  7. Animal Ark tests reveal poisons not available on siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KRNV-TV Reno

    In one interview, Animal Ark mentioned the drug Phenobarbital was used in the past. But the sanctuary said Phenobarbital is an entirely different drug, was veterinarian prescribed, kept in a safe and used to control seizures in a black bear housed at the facility from 2001 until the winter of 2012-13 when she passed away in hibernation.

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  8. Mo. awards licenses for medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... are the first such licenses issued since lawmakers passed a bill last year, permitting patients suffering from seizures to use hemp oil for treatment. The two recipients are non-profit organizations based in the St. Louis area: Noah's Arc ...

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  9. Animal Ark tests reveal poisons not available on-siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KRNV-TV Reno

    In one interview, Animal Ark mentioned the drug Phenobarbital was used in the past. But the sanctuary said Phenobarbital is an entirely different drug, was veterinarian prescribed, kept in a safe and used to control seizures in a black bear housed at the facility from 2001 until the winter of 2012-13 when she passed away in hibernation.

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  10. Minnesota is Surprised By Who's Interested in Using Medicinal MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | City Pages

    ... if those patients are the most open to this. I really don't know." Another 17.5 percent who said they plan to treat seizures, making up 69 percent of all of the responses. The age of potential benefactors ranged from one-year-olds all the way to 87, ...

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  11. Dogs and SeizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Patch.com

    ... by a fall. The dog will probably start kicking in a running or swimming type motion while lying on the ground. Seizures could indicate that a dog may be epileptic also known as having a seizure disorder. This happens during sudden bursts of ...

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  12. Broca's area is the brain's script writer where words take shape, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Medical News Today

    ... of Medicine using recordings from the surface of the brain -- made between surgical procedures to treat epileptic seizures -- reveals that Broca's area is active early in the process of forming sentences and ends its work before a word is actually ...

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  13. Danish Study Links Depakote to AutismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | CNN

    ... chemical gamma amminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain. Enhanced GABA levels diminishes brain signals that can cause seizures. Depakote is likewise utilized to deal with bipolar and manic episodes as well as migraine headache headaches. Additionally, ...

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  14. Benzodiazepines: Helpful or Harmful?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | US News & World Report

    ... Benzodiazepines are commonly prescribed for anxiety and agitation. They can also be used for insomnia, seizures and alcohol withdrawal. Some types of benzodiazepines are instantly recognizable; Ativan and Xanax, for example, have infiltrated popular ...

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  15. Broca's Area Is The Brain's Scriptwriter, Shaping Speech, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Medical News

    What is happening in the brain of an actor reciting Hamlet's "to be or not to be" soliloquy or of the person next to you at lunch saying, "Please pass the salt"? For 150 years, scientists have known that a brain region called Broca's area plays a key role in speech production, but exactly what it does and how it does it have been a mystery. Now, a study conducted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine using recordings from the surface of the brain - made between surgical procedures to treat epileptic seizures - reveals that Broca's area is active early in the process of forming sentences and ends its work before a word is actually spoken, which is sooner than was previously believed.

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  16. Broca's area is the brain's script writer where words take shape, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | EurekAlert!

    What is happening in the brain of an actor reciting Hamlet's "to be or not to be" soliloquy or of the person next to you at lunch saying, "Please pass the salt"? For 150 years, scientists have known that a brain region called Broca's area plays a key role in speech production, but exactly what it does and how it does it have been a mystery. Now, a study conducted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine using recordings from the surface of the brain -- made between surgical procedures to treat epileptic seizures -- reveals that Broca's area is active early in the process of forming sentences and ends its work before a word is actually spoken, which is sooner than was previously believed.

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  17. Broca's Area is the Brain's Scriptwriter, Shaping SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Bioscience Technology

    What is happening in the brain of an actor reciting Hamlet's "to be or not to be" soliloquy or of the person next to you at lunch saying, "Please pass the salt"? For 150 years, scientists have known that a brain region called Broca's area plays a key role in speech production, but exactly what it does and how it does it have been a mystery. Now, a study conducted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine using recordings from the surface of the brain - made between surgical procedures to treat epileptic seizures - reveals that Broca's area is active early in the process of forming sentences and ends its work before a word is actually spoken, which is sooner than was previously believed.

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  18. Broca's area is further definedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Joplin Independent

    What is happening in the brain of an actor reciting Hamlet's 'to be or not to be' soliloquy or of the person next to you at lunch saying, 'Please pass the salt?' For 150 years, scientists have known that a brain region called Broca's area plays a key role in speech production, but exactly what it does and how it does it have been a mystery. Now, a study conducted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine using recordings from the surface of the brain - made between surgical procedures to treat epileptic seizures - reveals that Broca's area is active early in the process of forming sentences and ends its work before a word is actually spoken, which is sooner than was previously believed.

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  19. Variety helps change life of child with seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Prince George Citizen

    Seven-year-old Kasandra Kingsley-Furze, with the help of Variety, now has medication to help control the seizures she's been having since she was very young. - Hand out photo Seven-year-old Kasandra Kingsley-Furze, with the help of Variety, now has medication to help control the seizures she's been having since she was very young.

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  20. Hope for Thousands: Angelman Syndrome Research Makes Progress as...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | PRWeb

    ... symptoms vary from individual to individual. More than 80 percent of individuals with Angelman syndrome experience seizures, which can be life threatening. While research such as Dr. Beaudet's and others' has shown potential to reverse symptoms of ...

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