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

    20 hrs ago | 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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  2. Big change proposed for federal marijuana lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them.

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  3. Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strainsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WTVR Richmond

    That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them.

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

    Tuesday | Medical Daily

    ... drugs, her parents found that a strain of marijuana high in CBD and low in THC successfully helped to treat her seizures. This marijuana compound is not known to produce the "stoner's high" sensation commonly associated with cannabis, but according ...

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  6. House Bill Would Federally Legalize Low-THC Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Gawker

    ... the country. The legislation is named after Charlotte's Web, a popular strain of low-THC bud that's used to treat seizures without getting the patient high. We live in America, and if there's something that would make my child better, and they can't ...

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  7. Congressman introduces bill to legalize marijuana oilRead the original story

    Monday | Jurist

    ... [press release] to nationally legalize cannabidiol (CBD) oil, or marijuana extract, which has been shown to treat seizures in children suffering from epilepsy. Although the bill, called the "Charlotte's Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014," does not ...

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  8. Bill would legalize some cannabis strainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them.

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  9. Federal marijuana bill would legalize some strainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them. Worse, the drugs were damaging Haleigh's organs. "She was maxed out," Cox ...

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  10. Alabama school board member Mary Scott Hunter to jump out of plane to help fight genetic...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    ... of the girl whose name is on Carly's Law, which authorizes a study of a marijuana-derived medicine for treating seizures in Alabama. "What good is it to have a public profile if you don't do good things with it?" Hunter said. The event is set for ...

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  11. The Upsher-Smith Laboratories Galaxy??? Portfolio Of Antiepileptic Drugs Now AvailableRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | BioSpace

    ... Upsher-Smith representative at (888) 650-3789. Epilepsy is a medical condition that is characterized by recurrent seizures. More than two million people in the U.S. are estimated to be affected by epilepsy with about 200,000 new cases of epilepsy ...

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  12. Epilepsy Patients Can Recieve Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | RiverBender.com

    ... (D-Chicago), who sponsored the measure. Parents of epileptic children said they have not had success treating seizures with pharmaceutical drugs, but that cannabis did help. Adam Frederick of Washington, Ill., says he moved to Colorado to access pot ...

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  13. Those with Epilepsy Added to List of Patients Who Can Use Medical Marijuana in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... (D-Chicago), who sponsored the measure. Parents of epileptic children said they have not had success treating seizures with pharmaceutical drugs, but that cannabis did help. Adam Frederick of Washington, Ill., says he moved to Colorado to access pot ...

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  14. Is Off-Label Drug Promotion Protected Free Speech?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | JD Supra

    ... question "Should a pharmaceutical sales rep be allowed to tell a doctor that Topamax, prescribed for migraines and seizures, might also work on alcohol addiction?" Is it his free speech right to say that any drug has uses beyond what's listed on its ...

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  15. Ibuprofen and Oxcarbazepine Tablets Recalled: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keep Consumers InformedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | PRWeb

    ... (AHP), are recalled due to mislabeled packaging. Oxcarbazepine is used for the treatment of certain types of seizures in patients with epilepsy. The reason for the recall is that Lot #142588, Expiration Date, 01/2016 of Ibuprofen Tablets, USP, 600 ...

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  16. Seven reasons why THC in cannabis is good medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | NewsTarget.com

    With a growing number of states, particularly in the southern U.S., starting to accept the medicinal benefits of cannabidiol, or CBD, a therapeutic compound found in the cannabis plant that is beneficial for treating seizures, inflammation and other health conditions, the more widely known cannabis compound tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is being ... (more)

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  17. Carly's Law: Bentley, supporters gather in Pelham to praise bill's passageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Alabama Live

    PELHAM, Alabama -- Almost a year ago, Dustin Chandler was talking at work about an idea to legalize medicinal marijuana in Alabama to treat seizures in his child and others.

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  18. Pelham targeting City Park for Carly's Clubhouse all-inclusive playgroundRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Alabama Live

    ... Named after Dustin and Amy Chandler's 3-year-old daughter, Carly, who has a rare genetic disease that causes severe seizures, the legislation authorizes a UAB-led study involving a marijuana-derived medication for treating seizures. "My daughter ...

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  19. Mislabeling Triggers Tablet Recall by American Health PackagingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Pharmaceutical Technology

    ... and osteoarthritis; and treatment of primary dysmenorrhea. Oxcarbazepine is used for treating certain types of seizures in patients with epilepsy. Failure to receive the proper dose of oxcarbazepine could increase the chances of having a seizure. ...

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  20. Ibuprofen and Oxcarbazepine Tablets in Hospital Unit Dose, RecallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... of patients in which use of ibuprofen is contraindicated. Oxcarbazepine is used for treating certain types of seizures in patients with epilepsy. Failure to receive the proper dose of oxcarbazepine could increase the chances of having a seizure. ...

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