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  1. Biscayne Pharmaceuticals Merges With Insero Health, Adding...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Biscayne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for cancer and other conditions based on growth hormone-releasing hormone analogs, today announced that it has merged with Insero Health, a developer of novel treatments for epilepsy, pain and other central nervous system disorders. Stephen Collins, MD, PhD, formerly Chief Executive Officer of Insero Health, has become President and CEO of Biscayne Pharmaceuticals.


  2. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Officials Want to Tackle Dumping Problem at Donation BinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... carriages and old mattresses. GoLocal pointed out that the the boxes owned by St.Vincent's were removed and the Epilepsy Foundation placed a POD receptacle and a donation box in the original location of the St.Vincent's boxes next to a sign that ...


  3. Stroke third leading cause of death in Iran'Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 | Tehran Times

    Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Iran, said the president of Iranian Stroke Association, Mehr News Agency reported on Saturday. In a ceremony held to introduce Depakine, an epilepsy drug, which is being domestically produced in Iran for the first time, Dr. Babak Zamani said that stroke is the first or second cause of paralysis in the country.


  4. Icagen 'Home Again' at Durham HQRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | Local Tech Wire

    ... for Icagen since its founding in Durham in 1992. Formerly a small publicly traded company developing drugs to treat epilepsy and sickle-cell disease, among others, Icagen was purchased by Pfizer in 2011. The new subsidiary continued operations at ...


  5. Seize control of epilepsy: how Calum's life was changed my a simple procedureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Evening Times

    He was soon diagnosed with epilepsy and life for him and his family became stressful days and nights, peppered with attacks. He was on about three or four different medicines at any time," says his mum Colleen, 47, from Stewartfield, East Kilbride.


  6. The First FDA-Approved 3D-Printed Drug: An Easy Pill To SwallowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Inventor Spot

    The wonders of 3-D printing have invaded our every day lives and affected almost every aspect of modern industry including: fashion, art, science, industrial design, health and medicine. For the first time ever, this innovative technology has been combined with an epilepsy treatment for consumer use that the Food and Drug Administration has already approved.


  7. Music And Epilepsy, Part 2 - Music As TherapyRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 | GNIF Brain Blogger

    Approximately one-third of patients with epilepsy have a drug-resistant form of the disease. But even in cases where the pharmacological treatment is effective, it is common for side-effects of anti-epileptic drugs to arise, including skin rashes, dizziness, liver damage, psychiatric symptoms, cognitive impairment, and pregnancy-associated complications.


  8. NeuroSigma Withdraws IPO PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

    NeuroSigma , an epilepsy treatment company, has withdrawn its plans for its initial public offering through which it was expecting to raise $50 million. In filing for an IPO last August , the company explained that it has developed the Monarch eTNS system, a non-invasive external trigeminal nerve stimulation system to be used as an adjunctive therapy to drug-resistant epilepsy and major depressive disorder whose disease is not controlled by one kind of treatment alone.


  9. GoLocalWorcester | News | Clothing Donation Bins Continue to Serve as Dumping Grounds in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Go Local

    ... published the story, donation boxes were back in the same spot in the plaza. However, the boxes now belong to the Epilepsy Foundation. As can be seen in the pictures, the Epilepsy Foundation boxes are now serving as the home for all sorts of ...


  10. Us Fda withdraws approval for Sun migraine drug over concerns about Halol plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    The US FDA has revoked approval for Sun Pharmaceutical Industries' extended-release epilepsy drug Elepsia XR over concerns the firm's manufacturing plant in Halol, India does not meet quality standards. Sun confirmed it had received a complete response letter on Friday , explaining that the decision reversed an approval granted by the agency to its research and development division, Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company , in March .


  11. Roche gets jump on rivals in race for progressive multiple sclerosis treatmentRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... with a group at University College London studying a drug called phenytoin, which has already been used to treat epilepsy for 60 years. Various alternative older medicines are also being investigated by academic groups to see if they might work in ...


  12. DocuCopies.com Donates $1K and Features LittleMissHannah.org in Their Charity SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | PRWeb

    ... change in the lives and the communities they serve. In the past, the company has supported organizations like the Epilepsy Foundation, womens' shelters, rehabilitation centers, animal rescues and more. For a more complete list of DocuCopies' ...


  13. Sun Pharma Group Stocks Dip on U.S. FDA Denial for its Epilepsy DrugRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 27 | BioSpace

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has revoked an approval issued in March to India's Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd to launch a drug for seizures, citing manufacturing quality problems at its production site. The move comes as a setback to SPARC, the research arm of India's largest drugmaker, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. The drug, Elepsia XR, was its first to receive an FDA approval.


  14. Drexel Neurosciences Institute Uses New FDA-Approved Epilepsy Treatment to Help Philadelphia ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | PRWeb

    ... they occur. The surgery to implant the device is minimally invasive and the patient goes home the same day. A new epilepsy treatment recently approved by the FDA is helping a 20-year-old Philadelphia man and others in the area significantly reduce ...


  15. India's Sun Pharma says Us Fda denies approval to sell epilepsy drugRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 26 | Reuters

    India's Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has denied its application for approval to launch a new anti-epilepsy drug, citing manufacturing quality issues at its production site. The company, the research arm of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's, India's largest drugmaker, had received final approval from the FDA in March 2015 to sell the drug, Elepsia XR.


  16. India's Sun Pharma says Us Fda denies approval to sell epilepsy drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    India's Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has denied its application for approval to launch a new anti-epilepsy drug, citing manufacturing quality issues at its production site. A logo of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd at its research and development center in Mumbai April 7, 2014.


  17. James Howard's IRONMAN Is More Than About HimselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | WTVC

    ... they didn't know me but just the, you got this, you know." Howard is racing for Emily's Power For A Cure and the Epilepsy Foundation. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy grew at an even faster clip in the spring than previously estimated. But there ...


  18. Scott Thomas RobinsonRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... at the church. Scott will be laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Epilepsy Foundation, 8301 Professional Place, Suite 200, Landover, MD, 20785. Arrangements were entrusted to Simplicity Funeral & Cremation ...


  19. Eplipsey Foundation Of Georgia Presents Concert With a CauseRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | PR Log

    Sept. 23, 2015 - PRLog -- Atlanta, Georgia - The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia is thrilled to present its first-ever live music fundraising event Concert with a Cause at The Buckhead Theatre on Thursday, November 12. Performers include The Plott Hounds, Dank and All the Locals, with all proceeds from the event supporting the work of the Epilepsy Foundation. WHAT Friends and supporters of the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia are invited to rock out in support of the organization at its first Concert with a Cause.


  20. Back to school - the last year in patents: September 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | JD Supra

    ... existing medicines. For example, in this case, the active ingredient pregabalin, originally developed for treating epilepsy and generalised anxiety disorder, was later found to be useful in treating neuropathic pain too. If, as here, a generic ...