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Evogen Presents on Protein Markers for Epilepsy Dx - GenomeWeb



Evogen Presents on Protein Markers for Epilepsy Dx 
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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ? Biotech firm Evogen presented new data from its epilepsy diagnostic development program last weekend at the American Epilepsy Society annual meeting in Washington D.C., that showed its test may be able to differentiate people ...

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Hockey game raises over $10K for epilepsy awareness - WNEM Saginaw



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Hockey game raises over $10K for epilepsy awareness 
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It's a part of the second annual epilepsy awareness hockey game where the Midland Chemics and the Tri-Valley Titans faced off at the Midland Civic Arena. The game was a chance for people to donate and learn more about a common but often misunderstood ...

 


Electronic 'Nose' Offers Rapid Epilepsy Diagnosis - Medscape



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Electronic 'Nose' Offers Rapid Epilepsy Diagnosis 
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The study also included 6 patients with epilepsy in whom, as part of a video/EEG epilepsy surgery protocol, antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) were temporarily tapered, and 4 patients using AEDs but without a diagnosis of epilepsy. However, these groups were ...

 


How do you tell people that you have epilepsy? Irish app aims to help - thejournal.ie



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How do you tell people that you have epilepsy? Irish app aims to help 
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A NEW APP and website, now available to those who suffer from epilepsy, offers advice to patients on how to tell family and friends about their condition. The app is aimed at Irish people who have been recently diagnosed, but it also offers advice on ...

 


For children with epilepsy, marijuana can be a lifeline - KTRK-TV



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For children with epilepsy, marijuana can be a lifeline 
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The 9-year-old's debilitating seizures are hard to watch, but his father, Forrest Hurd, said one thing can improve the boy's quality of life: medicinal marijuana. Silas suffers from epilepsy, and when we first brought you his story last year, his ...

 


People With Epilepsy May Gain From Common Sleep Apnea ... - WebMD



People With Epilepsy May Gain From Common Sleep Apnea ... 
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SATURDAY, Dec. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It's been used by many people to help ease sleep apnea, but new research suggests the CPAP mask may also help ease seizures in people with epilepsy. CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) involves wearing ...

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Georgetown Patient Among Youngest Ever to Receive Implant to ... - NBC4 Washington



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Georgetown Patient Among Youngest Ever to Receive Implant to ... 
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Last year a teenager became one of the youngest patient ever to receive an implant to treat her epilepsy, and she's seen a drastic reduction in the number of seizures. ?I can't do everything everyone else can do when I have it,? 16-year-old Sabrina ...

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Friends step in to help young man with epilepsy | abc13.com - KTRK-TV



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Friends step in to help young man with epilepsy | abc13.com 
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James Burke's seizures were so dangerous he had to leave college until five friends volunteered to look out for him.
More Good News for Ketogenic Diet in Epilepsy - Medscape Medscape
How Deep Learning Techniques Can Predict Epilepsy Seizures ... Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry
Alternative Therapies Improve Seizure Frequency, Quality of Life in ... Neurology Advisor

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Austin area medical marijuana dispensary growing medicine for patients with epilepsy - Community Impact Newspaper



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Austin area medical marijuana dispensary growing medicine for patients with epilepsy 
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Compassionate Cultivation is one of three companies in Texas licensed to grow cannabis high in CBD and low in THC. That means it won't produce a high, but it could help treat patients with incurable epilepsy. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Compassionate ...

 


Increased Epilepsy Risk Identified in Multiple Sclerosis - Neurology Advisor



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Increased Epilepsy Risk Identified in Multiple Sclerosis 
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A direct correlation exists between the presence and severity of multiple sclerosis (MS) and the risk for epilepsy, according to study findings published in Neurology. Investigators obtained patient data from the Swedish MS register (n=14,545) and ...