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'Hamilton' Star Battles Epilepsy For His Child - CBS Chicago



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'Hamilton' Star Battles Epilepsy For His Child 
CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) ? He's the star of the hit show 'Hamilton' but he's also an advocate for epilepsy research. It's a very personal cause for actor Miguel Cervantes. ?As 'Hamilton' came into my life, it was in the exact same time, the exact month that we ...

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GW cannabinoid drug fails midphase epilepsy trial - FierceBiotech



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GW cannabinoid drug fails midphase epilepsy trial 
FierceBiotech
GW Pharmaceuticals' GWP42006 has failed to outperform placebo in a phase 2a focal seizure trial. The setback wiped 5% off GW's stock and dented the prospects of the cannabidivarin candidate. Investigators enrolled 162 adults with inadequately ...
GW Pharma's Latest Cannabinoid Drug Pegged Back by a Placebo in Phase II Labiotech.eu (blog)

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Epilepsy Management Requires Substantial Commitment From Dog Owners - American Veterinarian



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Epilepsy Management Requires Substantial Commitment From Dog Owners 
American Veterinarian
Epilepsy Management Requires Substantial Commitment From Dog Owners. Survey results show that long-term veterinary support and successful control of seizures strongly influence owner and pet quality of life. By Natalie Stilwell, DVM, MS, PhD. Canine ...

 


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 
Newsweek
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
MPs want six-year-old to have access to cannabis treatment for epilepsy The Independent
Government rules out granting medical cannabis licence to boy, 6, with 'death sentence' epilepsy condition Telegraph.co.uk
The Times  -Epilepsy Society  -Mirror.co.uk 
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Cars 4 Heroes gives van to family with 2-year-old with epilepsy - Columbia Daily Tribune



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Cars 4 Heroes gives van to family with 2-year-old with epilepsy 
Columbia Daily Tribune
The medication prevents Madelyn from having seizures. Madelyn experienced her first seizure when she was 6 months old. While fever-induced seizures run in the Maley family, this was something different. In January, the 2-year-old had 152 seizures over ...

 


Ann Forsman Adams, 52, nurse who battled epilepsy while caring for infants with heart problems - Philly.com



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Ann Forsman Adams, 52, nurse who battled epilepsy while caring for infants with heart problems 
Philly.com
?She spoke at conferences and supported other epilepsy patients, as it was very important to her that others understood that you can lead a full life while living with epilepsy,? her husband said. Born in Wilmington, Del., she was raised in Swarthmore ...

 


Review ordered into epilepsy drug, vaginal mesh and Primodos - BBC News



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Review ordered into epilepsy drug, vaginal mesh and Primodos 
BBC News
The government has ordered a review into how UK authorities responded to concerns over three major medical problems. Baroness Julia Cumberlege has been asked to look at the pregnancy test Primodos, vaginal mesh implants and epilepsy drug sodium ...
PM orders review into Primodos, vaginal mesh and epilepsy drug ... Sky News
Jeremy Hunt announces review of vaginal mesh scandal The Independent
Theresa May orders review into Primodos, vaginal mesh and epilepsy drug sodium valproate iNews

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Relatives of missing man with epilepsy beg for help - News 12 Brooklyn



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Relatives of missing man with epilepsy beg for help 
News 12 Brooklyn
Relatives of a 43-year-old man with epilepsy who has been missing since Feb. 11 are asking for help finding their loved one. Wilfredo Valentin Jr. was last seen at his home in East New York nearly two weeks ago. Police have released a missing person ...

 


Catamenial Epilepsy - News-Medical.net



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Catamenial Epilepsy 
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Catamenial epilepsy is thought to be a result of the actions of the female steroid hormones on the central nervous system. These hormones are primarily estrogen and progesterone, produced by the ovaries in women of reproductive age, or their ...

 


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



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