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  1. Does medical marijuana oil work?

    Does medical marijuana oil work?

    The medical marijuana oil study ongoing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is showing near across-the-board reductions in seizures for its patients. Dr. Jerzy Szaflarski, head of the Division of Epilepsy at UAB and one of the principal investigators in the CBD oil study known as Carly’s Law, said...

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  2. Status Epilepticus Redefined.

    Status Epilepticus Redefined.

    Status Epilepticus is a prolonged seizure that can have dire consequences for the individual who is suffering it. There has been some confusion as to what timeframe or length of seizure is considered an SE event. Emergency Treatment has traditionally been started at about 5 minutes of seizure duration and...

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  3. Early promise for cannabis extract treatment in epilepsy

    Early promise for cannabis extract treatment in epilepsy

    A preliminary, open-label study suggests that cannabidiol may be a useful adjunctive treatment in adults and children with intractable epilepsy. The multicentre trial, involving 214 patients aged between 1 and 30 years, demonstrated acceptable safety and promising efficacy in patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy. The patients took twice-daily 99% pure oil-based...

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