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  1. Medical marijuana debateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KLKN

    Nebraska senators will debate whether to legalize medical marijuana under a bill proponents say is aimed at residents struggling with debilitating seizures. A legislative committee voted 7-1 Monday to advance a measure to create cannabis centers where marijuana would be produced and dispensed.

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  2. Nebraska senators to hash out legalizing medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KETV-TV

    Nebraska senators will debate whether to legalize medical marijuana under a bill proponents say is aimed at residents struggling with debilitating seizures. A legislative committee voted 7-1 Monday to advance a measure to create cannabis centers where marijuana would be produced and dispensed.

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  3. Autism-epilepsy connection explored in four studiesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... Conversely, many patients with epilepsy display ASD-like behavior. Recent studies suggest that epileptic seizures impair the neural pathways needed for socialization, but the details of this process remain unclear. Epilepsy affects nearly 30 percent ...

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  4. Latest twist in pot debate: Cannabis for canines?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    Like others whose loved ones pleaded for the law, Dinah suffers from frequent seizures caused by severe epilepsy. The biggest difference is that Dinah's a dog.

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  5. Idaho mom to travel to D.C. to fight for cannabis oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KREM-TV Spokane

    After the veto of a bill that would allow the use of cannabis oil to treat seizures, a mom is heading to D.C.. Idaho mom to travel to D.C. to fight for cannabis oil After the veto of a bill that would allow the use of cannabis oil to treat seizures, a mom is heading to D.C..

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  6. New Nebraska law could help put medical marijuana on ballotRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    ... use. "I'm all about doing something right now," he said. "I see the faces of these children who are having seizures, and I just don't want to keep delaying this." The latest version of the proposal would allow for two state-registered manufacturers, ...

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  7. Epilepsy drug could protect eyesight of MS patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Medical News Today

    Sometimes solutions can seem to come from the unlikeliest of places. In this case, researchers have found that a drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in people with epilepsy could protect people with multiple sclerosis from the effects of an associated eye condition.

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  8. Epilepsy Drug Phenytoin May Preserve Eyesight For People With MSRead the original story

    Saturday | Scientific Blogging

    A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. For the study, the researchers randomly selected 86 people with acute optic neuritis within two weeks of having symptoms to receive either the epilepsy drug phenytoin or a placebo for three months.

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  9. Pets and pills don't mix: Top 10 medications vets get called aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Star

    ... Too much tramadol can cause sedation or agitation, wobbliness, disorientation, vomiting, tremors and possibly seizures. 3. Alprazolam: Also sold as Xanax, this is prescribed as an anti-anxiety medication and a sleep-aid. Most pets that ingest ...

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  10. STARS' special-needs friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... was prescribed Phenobarbital. He since has had another seizure and the vet is unable to determine the cause of the seizures. It is likely that Rowen will suffer with seizures the rest of his life. Nick, my contact at STARS, said there was some ...

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  11. Epilepsy drug may preserve eyesight for people with multiple sclerosisRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Science Daily

    A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , according to a new study. A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015.

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  12. Study shows epilepsy drug may protect MS patients' visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Medical News

    A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. "About half of people with MS experience at some point in their life a condition called acute optic neuritis, in which the nerve carrying vision from the eye to the brain gets inflamed," said study author Raj Kapoor, MD, with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, England.

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  13. Epilepsy drug may protect vision in MS sufferersRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Newkerala.com

    A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may also protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , an auto-immune disease in which the body seemingly attacks itself, says a new study by an Indian-origin doctor. The epilepsy drug phenytoin can help prevent nerve damage and blindness in MS, the findings showed.

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  14. Anti-Epileptics Market Share, Growth & Forecast Report 2023: Radiant Insights, IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | PR-inside.com

    ... an improved safety and side-effects profile. Anti-epileptics were originally developed as treatments for epileptic seizures; however, due to the well-conducted placebo-controlled trials for migraine, they have demonstrated efficacy in the ...

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  15. Epilepsy Drug May Preserve Eyesight for People with MSRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Freshnews

    A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis , according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. "About half of people with MS experience at some point in their life a condition called acute optic neuritis, in which the nerve carrying vision from the eye to the brain gets inflamed," said study author Raj Kapoor, MD, with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, England.

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  16. Epilepsy drug may help MS sufferersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    A drug commonly taken to prevent epilepsy seizures could be used to protect people from an eye condition that is often associated with multiple sclerosis , research has found. Optic neuritis causes the nerves carrying information from the eye to the brain to become damaged and inflamed and can result in sudden total or partial blindness, foggy or blackened vision and pain.

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  17. New Twist In State Senate: Cannabis For CaninesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | CBS Local

    TALLAHASSEE - Three-year-old Dinah is the latest face joining the entourage pushing for medical marijuana in Florida, arriving on the scene just as the Senate is poised to broaden the state's non-euphoric cannabis law approved last year. Like others whose loved ones pleaded for the law, Dinah suffers from frequent seizures caused by severe epilepsy.

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  18. Pot for pups? Cannibis for canines? Florida lawmakers considers study ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | St. Petersburg Times

    Three-year-old Dinah is the latest face joining the entourage pushing for medical marijuana in Florida, arriving on the scene just as the Senate is poised to broaden the state's non-euphoric cannabis law approved last year. Like others whose loved ones pleaded for the law, Dinah suffers from frequent seizures caused by severe epilepsy.

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  19. Concordia Healthcare Announces Upsizing And Pricing Of Senior Notes OfferingRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | BioSpace

    ... treatment Donnatal (belladonna alkaloids, phenobarbital) and Zonegran (zonisamide) for treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. and its business, which may include, but are not limited to, the completion of the offering for the Notes ...

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  20. Marijuana may be useful for treating seizures, new research findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Big News Network.com

    ... has shown promising results in preliminary trials including children and adults, with over half experiencing fewer seizures. CBD, as opposed to THC, does not produce the psychoactive effects associated with smoking marijuana. The study is being done ...

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