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Government Denies Cannabis to Boy Who Suffers From Rare Form of Epilepsy - Newsweek



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Government Denies Cannabis to Boy Who Suffers From Rare Form of Epilepsy 
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A six-year-old boy who suffers from severe seizures every day has been denied access to cannabis, despite previously using the oil to ease his symptoms. Alfie Dingley, who lives in the U.K., was receiving cannabis medication in the Netherlands. But he ...
Boy with rare form of epilepsy denied cannabis oil treatment The Guardian
Home Office denies medical cannabis pleas for boy age six BBC News
Government refuses medical cannabis to six-year-old epileptic boy who had 3000 seizures in a year The Independent
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Australia's Medicinal Cannabis Movement Has Also Increased Epilepsy Awareness - BuzzFeed News



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Australia's Medicinal Cannabis Movement Has Also Increased Epilepsy Awareness 
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Ireland, who also sits on the Australian Advisory Council on the Medicinal Use of Cannabis, told BuzzFeed News that a few years ago epilepsy was one of the most neglected conditions as far as the public's knowledge was concerned. However, in recent ...
Doctors warn against rush to prescribe medicinal cannabis | Society ... The Guardian
Experts warn about effects of medicinal cannabis - The Australian The Australian

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Synergia bags cash to trial epilepsy neurostimulation device - FierceBiotech



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Synergia bags cash to trial epilepsy neurostimulation device 
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Synergia Medical has raised $10 million to develop a neurostimulation device for the treatment of epilepsy. The device uses optical fibers, photovoltaic cells and a rechargeable battery to address the shortcomings of existing neurostimulation products ...

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Xenon Pharmaceuticals Advances Second Proprietary Epilepsy Product into the Clinic with Initiation of XEN901 Phase ... - Nasdaq



Xenon Pharmaceuticals Advances Second Proprietary Epilepsy Product into the Clinic with Initiation of XEN901 Phase ... 
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BURNABY, British Columbia, Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq:XENE), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of its proprietary epilepsy product candidate ...

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New study directly links mossy brain cell activity to epilepsy symptoms - Drug Target Review



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New study directly links mossy brain cell activity to epilepsy symptoms 
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New findings from an NIH-funded study of mice suggest that loss of mossy cells may contribute to seizures and memory problems in a form of epilepsy.

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Cerebral palsy, epilepsy risk associated with lower Apgar score ... - Clinical Advisor



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Cerebral palsy, epilepsy risk associated with lower Apgar score ... 
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An inverse relation was observed between epilepsy and cerebral palsy and 5-minute and 10-minute Apgar scores.

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Maternal use of epilepsy drug may decrease school performance in offspring - Healio



Maternal use of epilepsy drug may decrease school performance in offspring 
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Pregnant women who used valproate had children with significantly lower school performance vs. children who were exposed to lamotrigine or not exposed to anti-epileptic drugs at all, according to findings recently published in JAMA Neurology. ?Numerous ...

 


Epilepsy study links mossy brain cells to seizures and memory loss ... - National Institutes of Health (press release)



National Institutes of Health (press release)
 
Epilepsy study links mossy brain cells to seizures and memory loss ... 
National Institutes of Health (press release)
NIH-funded study in mice suggests loss of mossy cells plays a critical role in both.
Specific set of nerve cells controls epileptic seizures' spread through ... Science Daily

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Partnering to improve patient-neurologist dialogue about epilepsy - IU Newsroom



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Partnering to improve patient-neurologist dialogue about epilepsy 
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INDIANAPOLIS, MINNEAPOLIS and CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Experts in academia, patient advocacy and the health care industry have begun a partnership to improve communication about epilepsy among pediatricians, pediatric neurologists and the families of ...

 


I've Lost 60 Pounds and Kicked Epilepsy's Butt By Staying Seizure-Free for 20 Months - Latina



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I've Lost 60 Pounds and Kicked Epilepsy's Butt By Staying Seizure-Free for 20 Months 
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The worst part is that afterward, I wake up confused, embarrassed and with a severe headache. Epilepsy is more common than people think, but many are do not know enough about this condition because there is not enough awareness about it. In my 20s and ...