Epilepsy Newswire

Epilepsy Newswire

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  1. Rising Star Racing Returns to Mid-Ohio Sports Car CourseRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... Rising Star Racing thanks our loyal sponsors and partners MOBE, D-A Lubricant Company, cmcglobal, the Epilepsy Foundation, and Barnes & Thornburg. Mid-Ohio Weekend Schedule: FRIDAY 8:40 AM - 9:10 AM INDY LIGHTS PRACTICE 10:05 AM - 10:30 AM PRO MAZDA ...

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  2. With cure rates reaching 95%, Hep C drugs perform miraclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... on Monday. Of the 54, 24 are generic medications. Other new drugs added include: Diacomit, a treatment for epilepsy; Inspra, for the treatment of heart failure; Metadol for the treatment of chronic pain; and Tivicay, for the treatment of HIV. ...

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  3. High Growth Pot Stocks and Sectors to Watch in the 2nd Half of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | High Times

    ... HIGH TIMES. "They have several drugs in the making moving on to phase 3 of FDA testing that are designed to treat epilepsy." Although Nemus Bioscience was down 45.2 percent in the first quarter, Greiper believes the company is on the rise. "They are ...

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  4. Can Eye Movement Work Like Therapy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Atlantic

    ... won't help everyone. But some types - even the strange ones - might be more helpful than they sound. How a radical epilepsy treatment in the early 20th century paved the way for modern-day understandings of perception, consciousness, and the self ...

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  5. Sorin Slumps as Milan Court Casts Doubt on Cyberonics DealRead the original story

    Monday | The Washington Post

    ... which makes pacemakers and equipment for heart surgery, and Houston-based Cyberonics, a maker of devices to treat epilepsy, intend to form a new, U.K.-based company called LivaNova. Corporate taxes in the U.K. generally are lower than in the U.S., ...

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  6. Cedar Rapids mom takes over Hillary Clintona s Twitter account to promote ADA anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KCRG

    ... Disabilities Act is very close to her heart because of her son Adam, who has Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, a form of epilepsy. “It's just a great platform to get our story out there, and not only raise awareness and raise awareness for our son but ...

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  7. Terminally ill girl hasn't had a bath for 5 years 'because of council cash shortages'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... and quite a lot of things really, because it didn't develop properly," full-time carer Debbie said. "She also has epilepsy and in 2012 she had her first ever attack of pancreatitis, which is very rare in children. "It is thought that has been ...

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  8. Sat 7/25: Epilepsy Education ConferenceRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | San Diego Reader

    The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County's Education Conference is here to empower people with epilepsy, their friends, family, and health care team.

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  9. Europe Biotechs Aim to Catch Americans as Investors Embrace IPOsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Washington Post

    As GW Pharmaceuticals Plc headed toward final-stage testing of a cannabis-based treatment for epilepsy last year, it faced the inevitable question: Should it remain independent or team up with a larger company to develop and market the product? Chief Executive Officer Justin Gover chose to go it alone, funded by a listing on Nasdaq. The British company's shares have almost doubled since January, giving it a market value of $2.6 billion -- and enough capital to finish developing the drug and sell it via an in-house team.

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  10. Investigation launched over drug company payments to senior NHS staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Independent

    ... identified by this press report." The Telegraph said two reporters had posed as drug company reps trying to sell an epilepsy drug and an adrenalin pen. A pharmacist at one NHS trust, who has since resigned, said he had a "network" of more than 100 ...

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  11. Prevention of bone loss and vertebral fractures in patients with...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | CiteULike

    To evaluate whether use of a bisphosphonate in addition to calcium and vitamin D in male veterans with epilepsy who were taking antiepileptic drugs long term can prevent the loss of bone mass associated with AED use compared to patients who were treated with a placebo plus calcium and vitamin D. As a secondary end point we studied the incidence of new morphometric vertebral and nonvertebral fractures. Antiepileptic drug and osteoporosis prevention trial was designed as a prospective 2-year double-blind, randomized placebo controlled study involving 80 male veterans with epilepsy who were being treated with AEDs such as phenytoin, phenobarbital, sodium valproate, or carbamazepine for a minimum of 2 years.

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  12. Republicans are softening their stance on marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | MarketWatch

    ... cannabinoid found in marijuana plants that has been examined for medical purposes. CBD has been used to treat epilepsy, but its status as a schedule I drug has made research and administration difficult. If a substance is classified as schedule I, ...

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  13. Upstream swim to Parapan Am GamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Western Wheel

    ... - again passed out roughly one month prior to the Parapan Am trials. Further testing revealed a root cause of epilepsy. 'I was born with severe seizures and had four major seizures that were status epileptic, but they said I didn't have epilepsy,' ...

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  14. Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group offers New Jersey patient hope with ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | PRWeb

    The Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group in Hackensack, NJ has just implanted the first New Jersey patient with the newly FDA-approved device called the AspireSR . This option was chosen because the patient suffered from multifocal epilepsy and was still having daily seizures despite taking four different anti-epileptic medications.

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  15. Supernus Pharmaceuticals To Host Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference CallRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | BioSpace

    ... products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases. The Company has two marketed products for epilepsy, Oxtellar XRA (extended-release oxcarbazepine) and Trokendi XRA (extended-release topiramate). The Company is also developing several ...

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  16. Miss Michigan Plus representatives head to Atlanta to competeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | C & G Newspapers

    Jade Williams, 21, of Oak Park, is used to being told "no" because of her epilepsy. She's also used to surpassing people's expectations.

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  17. Supernus to Host Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | GlobeNewswire

    ... products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases. The Company has two marketed products for epilepsy, Oxtellar XR (extended-release oxcarbazepine) and Trokendi XR (extended-release topiramate). The Company is also developing several ...

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  18. Satya Gedela, MD, Named Medical Director of Epilepsy Surgery at Nationwide Children's HospitalRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Newswise

    Satya Gedela, MD, MRCP , pediatric neurologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital, has recently been named medical director of the Epilepsy Surgery Program. As medical director of Epilepsy Surgery, Dr. Gedela focuses on the surgical aspect of epilepsy treatment and works closely with members of Neurosurgery.

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  19. Halesworth mum praises new way to help monitor epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Eastern Daily Press

    A Suffolk woman whose son died suddenly from epilepsy has welcomed the launch of a new app for people with the condition. Some 1,200 people in the UK die as a result of epilepsy every year, and at least 600 of these are what is classed as Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy .

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  20. Upstream swim to Parapan Am GamesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Western Wheel

    ... - again passed out roughly one month prior to the Parapan Am trials. Further testing revealed a root cause of epilepsy. 'I was born with severe seizures and had four major seizures that were status epileptic, but they said I didn't have epilepsy,' ...

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