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  1. A New Candian Study Shows Dramatic Success With CBD Treatment for Epilepsy

    A New Candian Study Shows Dramatic Success With CBD Treatment for Epilepsy

    PRESS RELEASE: VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new study from Orrin Devinsky, MD, of the New York University School of Medicine, suggests that Cannabidiol (CBD) may radically reduce seizures in patients with epilepsy. Dr. Devinsky administered cannabidiol to 23 patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy. Thirty-nine percent...

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  2. VIDEO: Charlotte’s Web for Epilepsy Consortium

    VIDEO: Charlotte’s Web for Epilepsy Consortium

    The Epilepsy Association of Central Florida, EpilepsyU and The Realm of Caring Florida present “Charlotte’s Web: A Consortium for Understanding Florida’s Compassionate Care Law” at Concorde Career Institute, Orlando Florida. Filmed November 15, 2014 Featuring: Chuck Carmen, Director, Epilepsy Association of Central Florida Dr. Ngoc Minh Le, Epileptologist, Pediatric Neurology,...

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  3. NEW AEDs: Promising Epilepsy Rx from UC-Davis

    NEW AEDs: Promising Epilepsy Rx from UC-Davis

    A new treatment announced this week may offer some hope for severe “super-refractory” epileptic patients who are unable to stop their seizures by other means, according to a report from researchers at UC-Davis. The first clinical use of the experimental new medication showed promising results in the first few patients...

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  4. ​BREAKTHROUGH: Cure for migraines and epilepsy? Humans control genes in mice with power of thought

    ​BREAKTHROUGH: Cure for migraines and epilepsy? Humans control genes in mice with power of thought

    Scientists have constructed a device which enables human brainwaves to turn genes in mice on and off, suggesting potential ways of treating epilepsy, migraines, and pain management according to new research. The mind-controlled tool connects a wireless brainwave monitoring headset to an implant in the mouse. The study, published in...

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