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Study finds girls with mild autism susceptible to treatment-resistant epilepsy

Study finds girls with mild autism susceptible to treatment-resistant epilepsy

New York — In a study published in the June issue of Autism Research, researchers at the New York University observed that girls with mild autism are susceptible to what scientists call ‘treatment-resistant’ epilepsy. It has long been observed by researchers that girls appear less likely to develop autism than boys, and that a significant number […]

Epilepsy: New Data on Focal Seizures

Epilepsy: New Data on Focal Seizures

Patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGE) can also have focal seizure symptoms. A team of Australian researchers has added some findings that indicate which patients are more likely to have both types of seizures. Focal seizure symptoms (FSS) occur equally with both major and minor seizures. They are more common in juvenile absence epilepsy and […]

Cannabis Research Journal Supports Obama’s Statement On Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Research Journal Supports Obama’s Statement On Medical Cannabis

Mary Ann Liebert, publisher of the newly launched peer-reviewed open access journalCannabis and Cannabinoid Research, strongly supports President Obama’s statement that “…carefully prescribed medical use of marijuana may in fact be appropriate and we should follow the science as opposed to ideology on this issue,” when asked about a pending Senate bill seeking to change […]

Cyberonics AspireSR Generator, VNS Upgrade, Improves Care, Reduces Seizures

Cyberonics AspireSR Generator, VNS Upgrade, Improves Care, Reduces Seizures

Medical technology provider Cyberonics, Inc.’s (CYBX – Analyst Report) novel AspireSR generator, which supports the company’s pioneering Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Therapy system, recently received the FDA nod for its commercial launch in the U.S. market. Management will provide updates on the AspireSR generator’s commercialization in the U.S. market in its upcoming earnings report, slated […]

BREAKTHROUGH: Understanding and Reversing Memory Loss in Epilepsy Patients

BREAKTHROUGH: Understanding and Reversing Memory Loss in Epilepsy Patients

New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham identifies an epigenetic cause for why patients with temporal lobe epilepsy tend to have memory loss, and suggests a potential way to reverse that loss. The findings, published in April in the Annals of Translational and Clinical Neurology, indicate the discovery may have implications for many […]

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