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  1. Exercise Therapy ‘Can Benefit Benign Childhood Epilepsy Patients’

    Exercise Therapy ‘Can Benefit Benign Childhood Epilepsy Patients’

    A new pilot study has demonstrated the potential benefits that exercise therapy can have on the psychosocial health of children with benign epilepsy. Carried out by the Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, the research project aimed to test the feasibility of exercise therapy for children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS), as well as to collect pilot...

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  2. UCB inches toward the FDA with its latest epilepsy contender

    UCB inches toward the FDA with its latest epilepsy contender

    A new epilepsy treatment from Belgian drugmaker UCB helped reduce the rate of seizures in a Phase III trial, the company said, setting the stage for an FDA application and a shot at widening its footprint in the field. In a 12-week study, UCB’s brivaracetam beat out placebo in cutting back partial-onset seizure frequency and improving response rates among 768 patients whose...

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  3. CNN’s 7 Things to Know about Epilepsy

    CNN’s 7 Things to Know about Epilepsy

    (CNN) – An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Actress Sky McCole Bartusiak, who passed away Saturday, was one of them. Bartusiak’s mother said her daughter had suffered from epileptic seizures since she was a baby. Epilepsy is a general term for several diagnoses that involve recurring seizures. The...

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