Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

Study reveals inaccurate label claims on unregulated CBD products

Study reveals inaccurate label claims on unregulated CBD products

Recent studies have highlighted the therapeutic benefits of cannabidiol (CBD), which is a non-intoxicating component of Cannabis sativa. Previously, the association of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) with CBD limited studies on its medicinal benefits. The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill) legalized the use of products from the plant parts of Cannabis sativa, which is also known as […]

Epilepsy: How Ginger Boosts Effectiveness Of Medicine

Epilepsy: How Ginger Boosts Effectiveness Of Medicine

GINGER is used in Nigerian folk medicine to manage colds, pain, arthritis, vomiting and nausea. Beyond all these, ginger has promising benefits that may reduce cognitive deficits, brain cell loss, and seizure severity in individuals with epilepsy. In a new study, researchers said that ginger may be used as supplements to antiepileptic drugs to potentiate […]

Teaching Teachers About Epilepsy: Intervention Also Benefits Students, Parents, Neurologists

Teaching Teachers About Epilepsy: Intervention Also Benefits Students, Parents, Neurologists

In Ontario, Canada, a group of psychologists and members of a community epilepsy support agency had long discussed the need for epilepsy education for schoolteacher’s. “We’ve found that teachers don’t have knowledge of epilepsy, and many are afraid of having children with epilepsy in their classroom because they feel overwhelmed by the possibilities,” said Mary […]

Motorist suffers seizure, crashes into 9 vehicles at traffic lights

Motorist suffers seizure, crashes into 9 vehicles at traffic lights

MELAKA: Six people were injured in an accident involving 10 vehicles when one of the drivers, who is an epileptic, had a seizure at the traffic light intersection at Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Lebuh Ayer Keroh, here yesterday. Melaka traffic enforcement investigation department head Amran@Mohamad Zaki Omar said the incident occurred at about 9.15pm when all the […]

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