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  1. New Research To Focus on Epilepsy Development After TBI

    New Research To Focus on Epilepsy Development After TBI

    Researchers at Newcastle University are beginning a first-of-its-kind study that focusses on the development of epilepsy after a serious brain injury, known as a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury). Epilepsy has many causes and TBI is just one of them, but it is a leading cause of developed epilepsy. Epilepsy Research UK awarded the team at Newcastle University over $225,000 (£147,000) to...

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  2. ACCESS TO CBD FINALLY MAKES ADVANCE IN FLORIDA

    ACCESS TO CBD FINALLY MAKES ADVANCE IN FLORIDA

    By the end of 2015, patients in Florida may finally have access to CBD under a bill that was signed into law in November, 2014 by Governor Rick Scott. A judge in Tallahassee dismissed the final challenge to the rule Wednesday night. The Florida Department of Health, which developed the rule, is expected to start accepting applications within three weeks from...

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  3. Ketogenic Diet and Enzyme Inhibitors Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

    Ketogenic Diet and Enzyme Inhibitors Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

    SOURCE – One percent of the world’s population suffer from epilepsy, and a third of sufferers cannot be treated with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Diet control has been used to treat patients suffering from drug-resistant epilepsy since the 1920s, but how metabolic processes affect epilepsy has not been fully understood. Now researchers at Okayama University and Kawasaki Medical School have identified...

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