Seizures Newswire

Seizures Newswire

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  1. Notes from the Field: Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) Exposures Reported...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... as an emerging drug of abuse ( 3 , 4 ). Published case reports have associated kratom exposure with psychosis, seizures, and deaths ( 5 , 6 ). Because deaths have been attributed to kratom in the United States ( 7 ), some jurisdictions have passed ...

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  2. Where are the kids?Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... unresponsive at the family home at Chaguanas. She was treated at the Chaguanas Health facility and had several seizures. According to letter written by Krishna in 2010 to the Minister of Health Therese Baptiste- Cornelis, 'Solange asked me what had ...

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  3. These 5 weight loss drugs really work-but here's what else you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | MSN Living

    ... at least 27 who also have weight-related medical problems, like high blood pressure or diabetes. Got a history of seizures or anorexia? Steer clear, warn researchers from SUNY Upstate Medical University . How it works: According to the National ...

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  4. Sun Pharma Advanced Research inks deal with Sun Pharmaceutical Industries for EpilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Janakiram MSV

    ... through its newly created Sun Neurosciences business unit. The product is used in the treatment of partial onset seizures in patients 12 years of age and older with epilepsy. As per IMS MAT December 2015, 9 million prescriptions were dispensed for ...

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  5. I've been on antidepressants for a decade - here's what everyone gets wrong about themRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... tablet called Klonopin. Klonopin is not an antidepressant . It's a tranquilizer. It's typically used to treat seizures, but it's prescribed for panic disorder as well. I was supposed to take it whenever I felt panicky, which sounded like a bit of a ...

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  6. Hyperekplexia, microcephaly and simplified gyral pattern caused by novel ASNS mutations, case reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | BioMed Central

    Asparagine synthetase deficiency is a very rare newly described neurometabolic disorder characterized by congenital microcephaly and severe global developmental delay, associated with intractable seizures or hyperekplexia. Brain MRI typically shows cerebral atrophy with simplified gyral pattern and delayed myelination.

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  7. FlavoRx founder Kramm diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Drug Store News

    ... in 1990s as a way to help his daughter, Hadley, take her medications. The Post reported that Hadley suffered from seizures following a brain hemorrhage at 10 days old, requiring four daily doses of phenobarbital, which she wasn't receptive to ...

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  8. Liverpool addiction doc sanctioned for improper prescribingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Post-Standard

    ... Benzodiazepines are tranquilizers such as Xanax, Valium and Klonopin used to treat anxiety, panic attacks and seizures. Neither Blake nor her attorney, Joshua Gillette, would say what type of narcotics she prescribed or if any patients were harmed. ...

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  9. Kenny Kramm, creator of flavorings to make the medicine go down for kids, dies at 55Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Washington Post

    ... the best we can hope for? Will she be able to walk? Will she talk?'a <" Hadley also suffered from life-threatening seizures that required four doses per day of phenobarbital, a foul-tasting drug that she would often throw up. Other times, "she would ...

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  10. HealthyWiser's Ketone Strips and the Modified Atkins Diet PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | SBWire

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  11. Polypharamocological drugs in the treatment of epilepsy: The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... These polypharmacological drug treatment for epilepsy could be a better choice for management of various classes of seizures as compare to single target AEDs which may be effective in a limited class of seizures. Many studies have shown that ...

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  12. I've been on antidepressants for a decade - here's what...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Connecticut Post

    ... tablet called Klonopin. Klonopin is not an antidepressant . It's a tranquilizer. It's typically used to treat seizures, but it's prescribed for panic disorder as well. I was supposed to take it whenever I felt panicky, which sounded like a bit of a ...

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  13. Old Order Mennonite family turns to medical marijuana to treat six-year-old daughter's seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | National Post

    But when an Old Order Mennonite couple from northern Huron County, north of London, needed to control seizures in their six-year old daughter, they turned to a form of medical marijuana. When the hard-to-get cannabis oil medication almost ran out, a London clinic scrambled to provide them an alternative supply.

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  14. When an Old Order family living north of London needed medical help...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The London Free Press

    ... to comment and did not want their name disclosed. Their six-year-old daughter suffers from severe epileptic seizures and their family doctor referred them to the London clinic to get a prescription for Cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, Galloway ...

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  15. The Democratic Party softened its stance on potThe Democratic Party...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | NewsNet5

    ... abuse." That puts marijuana next to drugs like heroin, LSD and quaaludes. Doctors have prescribed pot to help treat seizures and chronic pain while providing an alternative to addictive opioid painkillers . As a Schedule 1 drug, there are some legal ...

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  16. New technique could revolutionize surgical treatment of epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Medical News Today

    Scientists at the University of Exeter have developed a pioneering new technique that could revolutionise the surgical treatment of epilepsy . The team of scientists, led by Dr Marc Goodfellow and Professor John Terry, have developed the ground-breaking new method that can identify the specific regions of the brain that trigger seizures in people with epilepsy.

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  17. New technique can help detect brain regions that trigger seizures in people with epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Medical News

    Scientists at the University of Exeter have developed a pioneering new technique that could revolutionise the surgical treatment of epilepsy. The team of scientists, led by Dr Marc Goodfellow and Professor John Terry, have developed the ground-breaking new method that can identify the specific regions of the brain that trigger seizures in people with epilepsy.

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  18. New technique could revolutionize surgical treatment of epilepsyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Scientists at the University of Exeter have developed a pioneering new technique that could revolutionise the surgical treatment of epilepsy. The team of scientists, led by Dr Marc Goodfellow and Professor John Terry, have developed the ground-breaking new method that can identify the specific regions of the brain that trigger seizures in people with epilepsy.

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  19. Suzette Martinez Standring: Prayers are spiritual ValiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... pray together that you can find calm and peace of heart.” So we did, but my prayers were not calm. They were seizures of fear, hiccups of discouragement, wheedling, whining cries for help. No whispers here, I was flat out yelling to God, ...

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  20. Epilepsy Medications: Finding the Right Drug to Control SeizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WebMD

    ... groups and discussions about health topics that interest you. The goal in treating epilepsy is to control your seizures so you can focus on life again. Over the last two decades, the number of treatment options has grown. Today, your doctor can ...

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