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  1. SUDEP: Sleeping Position Linked to Risk of SUDEP

    SUDEP: Sleeping Position Linked to Risk of SUDEP

    Sleeping on your stomach may heighten your risk of sudden death if you have epilepsy, new research suggests. Sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy occurs when an otherwise healthy person dies and “the autopsy shows no clear structural or toxicological cause of death,” said Dr. Daniel Friedman, assistant professor of neurology at...

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  2. RESEARCH: 1 in 5 Adults with Epilepsy Also Have ADHD

    RESEARCH: 1 in 5 Adults with Epilepsy Also Have ADHD

    Experts say that controlling seizures may help alleviate other psychiatric symptoms THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Nearly one in five adults with epilepsy also has symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study finds. Researchers surveyed almost 1,400 adult epilepsy patients across the United States. They found that...

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  3. Nasal Spray for Memory?

    Nasal Spray for Memory?

    Insulin Detemir Nasal Spray May Improve Memory in Alzheimer’s Insulin detemir delivered via nasal spray may improve working memory in patients with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease, according to data from a pilot study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Previous studies have demonstrated the potential benefits of...

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  4. BREAKTHROUGH: NEW EPILEPSY DRUG AWARDED PATENT

    BREAKTHROUGH: NEW EPILEPSY DRUG AWARDED PATENT

    SciFluor Life Sciences Awarded U.S. Patent for KCNQ2/3 Activator Designed for Treatment of Epilepsy and Related Neurological Disorders Patent-protected neuronal potassium channel activator could potentially become best-in-class treatment for multiple indications. Current addressable markets are partial-onset epilepsy and the orphan disease, KCNQ2 encephalopathy, with additional indications under evaluation. Issuance of...

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