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  1. Texas figures out how to make being poor and sick even worse with new Medicaid cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Three months later, his mother Jennifer said, doctors discovered Jaxon was having infantile spasms, a symptom of epilepsy that continues into childhood. Jaxon has up to 100 spasms and seizures, including several grand mal seizures, every day. His ...

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  2. Rising Star Racing's Newgarden Enjoys Career-Best IndyCar seasonRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... classes. Rising Star Racing thanks our loyal sponsors and partners MOBE, D-A Lubricant Company, cmcglobal, the Epilepsy Foundation, and Barnes & Thornburg. PaddockTalk Perspective All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their ...

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  3. Team Dalton raises awareness of seizure disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Iowa office of the Epilepsy Foundation recognized a West Chester mother who is having a positive effect on the lives impacted by seizure disorders in addition to her everyday role. Dosha Hesseltine is the mother of son, Dalton, who started having seizures when he was 6 months old.

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  4. Texas figures out how to make being poor and sick even worse with new Medicaid cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Three months later, his mother Jennifer said, doctors discovered Jaxon was having infantile spasms, a symptom of epilepsy that continues into childhood. Jaxon has up to 100 spasms and seizures, including several grand mal seizures, every day. His ...

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  5. FDA approves Marlborough company's epilepsy drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    An epilepsy tablet made by Marlborough-based Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. won US approval Friday to be sold as a primary therapy for hundreds of thousands of Americans suffering from partial-onset seizures. The drug, called Aptiom, has been on the market since 2013 but its approved use has been restricted to patients who have not responded to one or two previous anti-convulsive treatments.

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  6. Supernus Pharmaceuticals To Attend Conference On September 9thRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | BioSpace

    ... 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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  7. 2015 Sonoma: Rising Star Racing IndyCar Race PreviewRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Paddock Talk

    ... t 4:00 PM ET. Rising Star Racing thanks our loyal sponsors and partners MOBE, D-A Lubricant Company, cmcglobal, the Epilepsy Foundation, and Barnes & Thornburg. PaddockTalk Perspective

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  8. 5 Important Things That You Need To Know About CannabidiolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | A Health Blog

    ... CBD content. Hemp has a very high CBD content, and hemp has a low THC content. CDB has been used as for treating epilepsy as it reduces the chance as well as severity of seizures. A strain of cannabis called Charlotte's Web has been used ...

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  9. 10 youngsters, some as young as 12, admitted to A&E after taking drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    ... He said the teenagers had taken drugs cocktails at a party in the Thornaby and had taken gabapentin, an anti-epilepsy drug, and amitriptyline, an anti-depressant. Some of the youngsters said they had taken diazepam and cocaine. He said: "We've seen ...

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  10. 10 youngsters, some as young as 12, admitted to A and E after taking drug cocktailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    ... He said the teenagers had taken drugs cocktails at a party in the Thornaby and had taken gabapentin, an anti-epilepsy drug, and amitriptyline, an anti-depressant. Some of the youngsters said they had taken diazepam and cocaine. He said: "We've seen ...

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  11. Remodeling Innovations Group Donates to Epilepsy Foundation Southeast WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Brookfield

    Remodeling Innovations Group of Milwaukee is proud to be a recent donor to the Epilepsy Foundation Southeast Wisconsin. Their Mission is simple.

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  12. Drugs on demand: Could 3D-printing change the future of pharmaceuticals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Drum

    ... the first 3D printed pill for use in the human body. Aprecia Pharmaceutical's new product is actually an off-patent epilepsy drug, but its new MIT-created 3D printing manufacturing method allows for a precise, uniform and high dose in a small ...

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  13. Eisai Company Release: FYCOMPA (perampanel) CIII Demonstrates A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | BioSpace

    Eisai Company Release: FYCOMPA CIII Demonstrates A Significant Reduction In Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Frequency In Phase 3 Trial Of Patients With Epilepsy Age 12 And Older , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Study 332 showed that FYCOMPA, when used as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of PGTC seizures in patients age 12 and older, reduced median percent in seizure frequency compared with placebo.

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  14. People take steps in fight against EpilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WSAW

    Epilepsy is a neurological condition many don't talk about, but it's one of the most common, and on Saturday members of the Central Wisconsin community were daring to take a step in the fight against the disorder. "By age five we thought he outgrew the seizures because he became seizure-free for a couple of years and at six years old they came back worse than ever," Lynne Wakely, Eli's mom, said.

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  15. Don't let epilepsy hold you back, urges Kiwi triathleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... he said. Poole, who studies chemical engineering at the University of Tampa in Florida, is an ambassador for the Epilepsy Foundation in New Zealand. Former All Black Ian Jones, another Epilepsy Foundation ambassador, will cycle the length of New ...

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  16. Kindl, Jayne R.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Northwest Herald

    ... p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2015. Interment Arlington Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorials will be appreciated to Epilepsy Foundation or . Funeral info 630-834-3515 or www.ahlgrim.com .

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  17. Blackrock NeuroMed , Children's Hospital Of Wisconsin Partner On...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | BioSpace

    ... thousand-neuron views offered by other EEG technology. , CEO of Blackrock NeuroMed. "The system fuels cutting-edge epilepsy treatments that would have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago. "We hope that Cervello will empower researchers ...

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  18. Sodium valproate ameliorates diabetes-induced fibrosis and renal...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | CiteULike

    Recent reports emphasize the contribution of histone deacetylases in the pathogenesis of diabetic renal injury and fibrosis. Valproic acid is a first-line drug used for the treatment of epilepsy and migraine as well as established as a HDAC inhibitor.

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  19. Cannabis Packaging Such as Tincture Bottles Help Provide Element of...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | PR.com

    The recently passed Texas bill to legalize the limited use of marijuana extracts for severe forms of epilepsy in one of the most conservative states in the US represents a step forward in mainstream acceptance for the cannabis industry, especially were safe administration of medicine in packaging like tincture bottles is concerned. "Many consumers using medical marijuana for conditions such as epilepsy are older or parents, and prefer the exact dosages of cannabis oils and extracts," said Dovid Zussman, VP of operations at MMC Depot, a national packaging company dedicated to the legitimate packaging of cannabis products.

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  20. Remodeling Innovations Group Donates to Epilepsy Foundation Southeast WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Germantown

    Remodeling Innovations Group of Milwaukee is proud to be a recent donor to the Epilepsy Foundation Southeast Wisconsin. Their Mission is simple.

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