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In a first, marijuana substance reduces seizures for some epilepsy patients in clinical trial

For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that a component of cannabis reduces seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy, marking a significant s...

Bristol vet joins children’s brain surgeon to treat epilepsy in dogs

Epileptic dogs are being fitted with implants normally used in humans in an attempt to treat the condition. Veterinary neurologist Tom Harcourt-Brown said impla...

High School Athlete With Epilepsy Fights to Bring CBD Oil on Campus

  A Georgia high school athlete has found himself in the middle of a medicinal cannabis debate, as school officials refuse to let the student, who suffers from ...

Epilepsy Seizure Treatment Trobalt to Be Discontinued in June 2017

GlaxoSmithkline (GSK) announced that its epilepsy seizure drug Trobalt (retigabine) will no longer be commercially available after June 2017. The company has ad...

EpiFinder, Inc. Announces Analytics Software to Improve Epilepsy Diagnosis and Seizure Events

EpiFinder, Inc., is pleased to announce its proprietary clinical decision analytics software to improve epilepsy syndrome diagnosis and seizure event management...

USFDA rejects SPARC’s epilepsy drug application

The US health regulator has denied approval to Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company’s (SPARC) new drug application for Elepsia XR, an anti-epileptic drug....

University of Warwick research focuses on absence epilepsy that affects children

A University of Warwick study to understand a form of epilepsy that affects children has received a grant from the charity Epilepsy Research UK. The research fo...

New surgery tried for Nationwide Children’s epilepsy patient

Elizabeth Szasz is 12 years old but is unable to lead the typical life of a middle schooler. She was diagnosed with epilepsy as a baby and has tried several tre...

Protein Found That May Improve Epilepsy Patients’ Response to Therapies

A protein that may help epilepsy patients respond better to drug therapies has been identified, a new study suggests. The study, titled “Molecular isoforms of h...

Huge surprise party planned for 9 year old with epilepsy after bullies make her life hell

A little Whanganui girl whose classmates refused to come to her birthday is about to be flooded with friends, presents and birthday well-wishes from all over th...

Lawmakers push legislation to provide epilepsy treatment nationwide

A controversial treatment for children with severe epilepsy could become legal nationwide. The treatment uses oil derived from Marijuana. While the treatment is...

Madison’s Bezold won’t let epilepsy limit him

Epilepsy is one word that recent Madison graduate Nick Bezold won’t allow to limit what he does athletically. On Tuesday night, Bezold finished his senior...

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