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  1. People's Pharmacy: Mistakes by pharmacy 'shockingly common'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... and pronounce. New cancer drugs like ibritumomab tiuxetan and pembrolizumab are tongue twisters, but so are old epilepsy meds such as levetiracetam. We agree with you that such hard-to-pronounce names are problematic for both patients and health ...

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  2. Spinal surgery delay hospital finedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... for surgery. Currently 81 patients are waiting for non-urgent orthopaedic spinal surgery, with neurosurgery and epilepsy treatment waiting times also affected. He said: "We have issued fines to NBT for these breaches and we know the trust is ...

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  3. HealthImplantable electrode may enable mind-control of bionic limbsA...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    ... vity without damaging the brain itself is "amazing development in modern medicine" that could also be used to treat epilepsy, Parkinsons and other neurological conditions.

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  4. Children's Hospital Los Angeles Receives $1.6 Million Gift Intent...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Freshnews

    The Care+Cure initiatives of The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles have stated their intent to establish a $1.6 million endowment to fund The Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles . This endowment, announced on International Epilepsy Day, will be used to launch a program in July 2016 that will train one epilepsy fellow every year in perpetuity.

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  5. Children's Hospital Los Angeles Receives $1.6 Million Gift Commitment ...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newswise

    The Care+Cure initiatives of The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles have stated their intent to establish a $1.6 million endowment to fund The Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles . This endowment, announced on International Epilepsy Day, will be used to launch a program in July 2016 that will train one epilepsy fellow every year in perpetuity.

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  6. Using Medical Marijuana to Stop Seizures in KidsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... with seizures. The relief, however, comes in a most unlikely form: marijuana. As many as 30 percent of people with epilepsy-or about one million Americans-still have seizures while on Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved treatments. It's left ...

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  7. What To Do If A Dog Is Having A Seizure -- Recommendations by MedVet...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Epilepsy is a seizure disorder that occurs in humans and dogs. 1 in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy, 1 in 5 Dogs will too.

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  8. People's Pharmacy: Dispensing errors in the pharmacy could be deadly - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... and pronounce. New cancer drugs like ibritumomab tiuxetan and pembrolizumab are tongue twisters, but so are old epilepsy meds such as levetiracetam. We agree with you that such hard-to-pronounce names are problematic for both patients and health ...

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  9. Supernus Beats Allergan Over Epilepsy Drug PatentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Medical Daily

    A federal judge on Friday said Allergan Plc's planned generic version of a drug meant to treat epilepsy infringed patents belonging to Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. Shares of Supernus soared as much as 44 percent after the decision was issued. They closed up $2.00, or 19.7 percent, at $12.13 on the Nasdaq.

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  10. IHA: Legalize hemp nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Messenger

    ... nadiane, which in turns stops the release of dopamine. By inhibiting FAAH, CBD becomes a medicinal use for treating epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia and glaucoma, without making the patients "high."

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  11. a We hope one day Abbie will walka , says Cambridge mum of three fundraising for special equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Cambridge Evening News

    ... Lisa Ayton is trying to raise A 6,000 for some sensory equipment for her daughter Abbie 4. Abbie suffers from bad epilepsy, a weak immune system, very bad chest infections and is peg fed. She cannot talk or walk. Her condition is still undiagnosed. ...

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  12. 7 things that can make birth control pills failRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Fox News

    ... Zite recommends women with chronic bowel issues choose a non-oral method of contraception. A certain category of epilepsy medications taken to prevent seizures are "liver enzyme-inducing," meaning that they boost the rate at which the liver breaks ...

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  13. The Physiology, Pathology, and Pharmacology of Voltage-Gated Calcium...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | CiteULike

    ... used in the treatment of hypertension. T-type (CaV3) channels are a target of ethosuximide, widely used in absence epilepsy. The auxiliary subunit I 2I -1 is the therapeutic target of the gabapentinoid drugs, which are of value in certain epilepsies ...

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  14. Modernizing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing to Improve Drug QualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | US Food and Drug Administration

    ... the recent approval of the first ever 3D printed pill which was for Spritam (levetiracetam), a medication to treat epilepsy. In this case, FDA worked closely with the manufacturer to make 3D printing technology a reality. By adopting this novel ...

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  15. Epileptic reader wants protective mother to relaxRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Dear Annie: I have epilepsy with very minor seizures that occur roughly once every three weeks.

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  16. Mexico may be the next frontier for medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... regulator, authorized imports of the product for the specific use of two patients, in both cases young, female epilepsy sufferers. The permits are the first to be granted by the government bodies, although a judge last year sanctioned the import of ...

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  17. More Tennesseans Died of Drug Overdose than Car Accidents in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WTVC

    ... the country. Miller thinks school nurses locally should use it. "They treat asthma now. They know how to treat epilepsy and things like that in the schools, so when there's an overdose they have groups and training on when to give it and I think ...

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  18. California-based Medical Marijuana eyes Mexico as next big marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Reuters

    ... regulator, authorized imports of the product for the specific use of two patients, in both cases young, female epilepsy sufferers. The permits are the first to be granted by the government bodies, although a judge last year sanctioned the import of ...

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  19. Family honours son with SickKids fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Northern Life

    ... Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) on Sunday. Hadyn died in May 2015 from sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, a poorly understood fatal complication that strikes otherwise healthy epilepsy sufferers. He was only 15 years old. To honour ...

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  20. Genes behind brain tumour identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | ANSA.it

    Rome, February 2 - Researchers have identified the genes and mechanisms involved in the development of a rare brain tumour linked to epilepsy, an article published in the Nature Genetics journal showed. The researchers, which include a team from the Meyer Children's Hospital in Florence, discovered the genetic mutation behind the Angiocentric Glioma tumour, which mainly affects children and young adults.

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