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Study: Marijuana-derived drug reduces epileptic seizures

A new study involving 11 epilepsy centers across the United States shows that a drug made from a medical marijuana derivative can reduce seizures in …

Marinus Presents Additional Responder Analysis Data For Ganaxolone In Focal Onset Seizures At The American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting

RADNOR, Pa., Dec. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MRNS), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development …

The hidden epilepsy epidemic: Thousands of lives are lost to the disease every year - but deaths are blamed on other conditions, doctors warn

• <b>People with epilepsy are 27 times more likely to die of a sudden death</b>• <b><br>The disease is behind more deaths than Sudden Infant Death Syndrome</b>• <b><br>But experts</b> …

Epilepsy deaths: 'we have done far too little for far too long'

A new report in <i>Neurology</i> wages war on the hidden numbers of epilepsy-related deaths. According to the authors, we only see the tip of the iceberg. …

News from the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting:...

Hiscott, Rebecca<p>doi: 10.1097/01.NT.0000476301.99381.e1<p>Features<p>ARTICLE IN BRIEF<p><b>Researchers have developed a wearable electroencephalogram device that</b> …

Largest Study Ever on Cannabis and Epilepsy Finds it Can Help Treat the Condition

A bottle of cannabis tincture.<p>The largest study ever conducted on cannabis and epilepsy was presented this week at the <i>American Epilepsy Society’s</i> …

Cannabis

Virtual brain surgery could personalise epilepsy treatment

When anticonvulsant drugs fail to control epilepsy, surgery can be used as a last resort: removing the part of the brain thought to be the source of …

Neurology

Computer Simulation Predicts Targets for Epilepsy Surgery

Severe cases of epilepsy are treated sometimes by surgically removing brain tissue thought to be responsible for generating seizures. This is …

Largest Study Ever On Marijuana And Epilepsy Shows Effectiveness Of Cannabis

Marijuana

The Sweet Thing This Mall Santa Did For A Toddler With Epilepsy

When 2-year-old Ryland Wade met Santa Claus at the mall for the first time, he was fast asleep as a result of an epileptic seizure that left him tired. But the understanding Santa helped turn the situation into a very special photo.<p>Ryland's mom Samantha told The Huffington Post that her son has …

Parenting

Epilepsy May Up Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Kids

Children with epilepsy face a number of challenges, including an increased risk of cognitive impairment.<p>That’s the takeaway from three studies …

What It's Like to Be a Twentysomething Woman With Epilepsy

Epilepsy is not who you are, it's something you happen to have.<p>Three years ago, when I was 20, my puppy woke me from a dead sleep at 3:30 in the morning. Not a good time. I was supposed to start my new big-girl job as a talk radio producer later that day, so I wanted to be well-rested and on my …

Memory Loss
Autism

Severe epilepsy no barrier for dedicated showjumper

Young showjumper Toby Bevins has impressed the jumping community with his determination to continue his love of competing. This is despite suffering</b> …

Medical Marijuana

Embrace Seizure Detection | Empatica | Free Trial

Peace of mind for people <br>living with epilepsy<p>Your Smartband for Epilepsy Management<p>Embrace uses advanced machine learning to identify convulsive …

Neurology

Twitchy Nerves (Literally) May Explain Epilepsy, Pain

Researchers may finally have a better explanation for epilepsy, chronic pain and other conditions of the nervous system that have baffled the scientific world for decades.<p>Neurons are the most basic unit of the communication system that runs through our body. They carry signals for almost every …

Neuroscience

Researchers identify dietary fat that could offer more effective epilepsy treatment

While anti-seizure medications are considered the primary treatment for epilepsy, some individuals with the condition do not respond to such therapy. …

Brain cell study sheds light on epilepsy seizures

­A study showing how brain cells communicate with each other when minds are most active could aid research into epilepsy seizures, according to …

Neuroscience

How high-fat ketogenic diet acts on the brain to help epilepsy

Log in or create a free account<p>Connect with:<p>Create an account for free access to:<p>A selection of articles hand-picked by the editors available only to …

Treating epilepsy and brain traumas by neurotransmitters

Roustem Khazipov, Head of the group of researchers from Kazan Federal University and Aix-Marseille University, "Brain activity is based on both …

For people with epilepsy, the mental health treatments are not clearly understood

A New Mechanism for Epilepsy Discovered

<b>In epilepsy, nerve cells or neurons lose their usual rhythm, and ion channels, which have a decisive influence on their excitability, are involved. A</b> …

Neuroscience

Cannabis Oil Cures Epilepsy

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WA parents treating children with medicinal marijuana, Epilepsy Association of WA says

Up to 100 West Australian parents are illegally using cannabis to treat children living with epilepsy, the chief executive of an epilepsy …

Cannabis

New Ray of Light for Epilepsy Research

<b>Professor Richard Baines and Dr Carlo Giachello used a genetically-altered fruit fly to show that when nervous system activity is suppressed by</b> …

Neuroscience

These Mobile Apps Help With Epilepsy, Depression, Autism « Techtonics

Mobile apps are increasingly delving deeper into daily life, extending a helping hand to users with anything from fitness trackers and nutrition data …

Why we vaccinate – pertussis and epilepsy are linked

The Skeptical Raptor, stalking pseudoscience in the internet jungle.There is really only one reason to vaccinate – protecting everyone, especially …

Public Health

A Mother and Daughter, on How Epilepsy Made Us Stronger

It’s the waning moments of my fourth session with a new therapist. I’m holding back — and she knows it. My entire body feels tense, not ideal for the …