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  1. FUTURE OF AEDs: On Demand Seizure Control

    FUTURE OF AEDs: On Demand Seizure Control

    The Future of Epilepsy Medication (Source) Researchers are making progress on a new “on demand” epilepsy pill which can be taken when people feel a seizure starting. The pill has been developed by a team at University College London, UK, led by Professor Dimitri Kullmann. They explain that about one...

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  2. Epilepsy Drug May Treat Kidney Stones

    Epilepsy Drug May Treat Kidney Stones

    Anyone who has suffered from kidney stones is keenly aware of the lack of drugs to treat the condition, which often causes excruciating pain. A new mouse study, however, suggests that a class of drugs approved to treat leukemia and epilepsy also may be effective against kidney stones, researchers at Washington University School of...

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  3. BREAKTHROUGH: Researchers acheive groundbreaking biological results using FEI’s Titan Krios™ transmission electron microscope

    BREAKTHROUGH: Researchers acheive groundbreaking biological results using FEI’s Titan Krios™ transmission electron microscope

    FEI is pleased to announce that researchers at the NIH-FEI Living Lab for Structural Biology have achieved breakthrough biological results, using FEI’s Titan Krios™ transmission electron microscope (TEM), to elucidate the structural mechanism by which glutamate receptors participate in the transmission of signals between neurons in the brain. Their work is...

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  4. Epilepsy Drug Recalled in Ireland

    Epilepsy Drug Recalled in Ireland

    Batches of a drug used in Ireland to treat epilepsy seizures are being recalled from pharmacies as a precautionary measure, the Health Products Regulatory Authority has confirmed. The recall concerns Buccolam Oromucosal Solution, a prescription-only medicine administered in the side of the mouth in pre-filled syringes to children and adults....

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  5. Clinical Trials Test new Epilepsy Nasal Spray

    Clinical Trials Test new Epilepsy Nasal Spray

    An intranasal midazolam spray designed to treat seizures in epilepsy patients yielded favorable results in an early trial, according to data presented at the 66th Annual American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting, held April 26, 2014, to May 3, 2014, in Philadelphia.Developed by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, the investigational drug USL261 is...

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