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  1. RADAR-CNS programme aims to improve lives of patients with brain disorders

    RADAR-CNS programme aims to improve lives of patients with brain disorders

    A major new research program supported by the Innovative Medicines Initiative launches today, which will develop new ways of monitoring major depressive disorder, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis using wearable devices and smartphone technology. The RADAR-CNS (Remote assessment of disease and relapse – Central Nervous System) programme aims to improve patients’...

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  2. FDA Update: Anti-epileptic drug efficacy in adults can be extrapolated to pediatric patients

    FDA Update: Anti-epileptic drug efficacy in adults can be extrapolated to pediatric patients

    From the Food and Drug Administration Office of Pediatric Therapeutics, Division of Pediatric and Maternal Health, Division Neurology Products and Office of Clinical Pharmacology Expansion of the indication for anti-epileptic drugs to pediatric patients with partial onset seizure (POS) frequently follows adult approval and typically is supported by at least...

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  3. A syndrome combining intellectual disability, epilepsy and hypotonia results from the failure of a single gene

    A syndrome combining intellectual disability, epilepsy and hypotonia results from the failure of a single gene

    Each gene variation has the potential to trigger specific defects. Among all genetic conditions, diseases recessive occur only when both the father and the mother are healthy carriers of the same defective gene which can be passed down to their children. This category includes a disease that combines intellectual disability,...

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