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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Botched executions could serve higher purpose

Viewpoint: Washington Post (excerpt)The state of Arizona executed Joseph R. Wood III last week. For those who, as we do, consider the death penalty a dehumanizing punishment unworthy of our advanced society, that sentence should be enough to elicit profound ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Parents Gain Access to Marijuana Extract to Treat Childhood Seizures

April Sintz is fighting to loosen marijuana laws for her 7-year-old epileptic son[1]. She is one of hundreds of moms nationwide who have opened a new front in the drive to expand the drug’s legal use.While supplying pot to a child is bound to raise eyebrows, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

The Upsher-Smith Galaxy portfolio of antiepileptic drugs now available

Upsher-Smith Laboratories announced that it has launched the Upsher-Smith Galaxy, a new and growing suite of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) that offers people with epilepsy consistent, affordable and accessible therapies. ... [Published PBR - News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

[Review] EANO guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of anaplastic gliomas and glioblastoma

This guideline provides recommendations for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients with malignant gliomas. We differentiate evidence-based standards from reasonable options or non-evidence-based measures that should no longer be considered. ... [Published Lancet Oncology - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Current understanding of feline epilepsy, diagnostic testing, and treatment

Why they did itThere is a lack of scientific literature about epilepsy in cats, and much of the terminology as well as diagnostic and treatment recommendations have been extrapolated from experience with dogs and people. This article reviews the available ... [Published Thomson Veterinary Healthcare Communications - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy Patients

Dr. Charles Y Liu, M.D, Ph.D (劉宇) and Dr. Christianne Heck, M.D, M.M.M demonstrate how the Responsive Neurostimulation Device or RNS system, works in the brain.Surgical Director Charles Y. Liu (left) and Medical Director Christi Heck, both work for the ... [Published World Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Epilepsy, Patient, Seizures
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

UCB reports positive data from epilepsy drug trial

:55 in Pharmaceutical Company Product News UCB has announced positive topline results from a phase III trial of brivaracetam, its new therapy for epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures. The newest investigational medicine from UCB's late-stage ... [Published Zenopa - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: UCB SA, Epilepsy, Seizures, Drugs
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Research Conducted at Charite University Hospital and School of Medicine Has Updated Our Knowledge about Clinical Trials and Studies (Predictive...

Research Conducted at Charite University Hospital and School of Medicine Has Updated Our Knowledge about Clinical Trials and Studies (Predictive Value of Isolated Epileptiform Discharges for a Favorable Therapeutic Response to Antiepileptic ...)By a News ... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Enrollment Commences in NeuroSigma-Sponsored Pediatric Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

LOS ANGELESThe trial is being conducted at the Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar, CaliforniaLGS is a catastrophic form of childhood epilepsy characterized by three key features: multiple types of seizures, particularly "tonic" (stiffening) and ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Antiepileptic drugs taken during pregnancy may increase risk of impaired development for children

New research suggests that taking antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy increases the risk of the child having impaired brain development.A team from the University of Birmingham and partners in Australia announced the findings after researching children ... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

UCB announces encouraging data from two partial-onset seizure studies

UCB S.A., a biopharmaceutical company, has announced encouraging data from two studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of VIMPAT as early adjunctive treatment in adults with partial-onset seizures. Results from an open-label study showed that VIMPAT ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

UCB's Vimpat Positive for Partial-Onset Seizures

UCB SA ( UCBJF ) announced positive data from two studies on Vimpat as an early adjunctive therapy in adults suffering from partial-onset seizures. The studies evaluated the efficacy and safety of Vimpat in the patients.In an open-label study (n=456), ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jun 30 2014]

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"Using the RNS System, we will be able to immediately explore ways in which brain stimulation can restore memory function in patients with epilepsy. Insights derived from these early studies will help to guide future research in patients with other neurological disorders that result in memory loss" said Michael Kahana , PhD, principal investigator at the University of Pennsylvania
...made to exacting standards with proven consistency and reliability," stated Mark Evenstad, president and chief executive officer of Upsher-Smith. "The Upsher-Smith Galaxy Portfolio offers clinicians and their patients affordable access day in and day outout to a growing suite of frequently prescribed seizure medications with high-quality therapy from refill to refill."
The complaints in these cases are substantially identical.  Infringement of U S Patent No. RE40,000 ( "Method of Treatment for Decreasing Mortality Resulting from Congestive Heart Failure" reissued January 8, 2008) based on defendants' manufacture and sale of a generic version of GSK's Coreg® (carvedilol, used to treat congestive heart...
"These data can inform future decisions on consensus case definition modifications," the researchers conclude. "These results can also provide a basis for additional studies to establish mortality rates and treatment effectiveness, and for future studies in other areas affected by nodding syndrome, such as South Sudan and Tanzania."

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NeuroPace RNS System to Figure Heavily in DARPA... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 7 hours ago]
Botched executions could serve higher purpose [Published Hamilton Spectator - 17 hours ago]
Parents Gain Access to Marijuana Extract to Tre... [Published DailyMe.Com - 20 hours ago]
Parents Gain Access to Marijuana Extract to Tre... [Published Mashable! - 20 hours ago]
The Upsher-Smith Galaxy portfolio of antiepilep... [Published PBR - News - Jul 29 2014]
Upsher-Smith releases Galaxy antiepileptic drugs [Published Chain Drug Review - Jul 29 2014]
[Review] EANO guideline for the diagnosis and t... [Published Lancet Oncology - Jul 29 2014]
Court Report - July 2014 #3 [Published JD Supra - Jul 28 2014]
The Upsher-Smith Galaxy™ Portfolio Of Antiepile... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jul 28 2014]
Moms’ Marijuana-for-Kids Campaign Seeks to Heal... [Published Washington Post - Jul 28 2014]
Career Moves: Scripps Networks Interactive Appo... [Published India-West - Jul 25 2014]
NeuroPace Partnering with Defense Research Proj... [Published Individual.com - Jul 25 2014]
UCB's Brivaracetam Positive in Phase III Epilep... [Published Zacks.com - Jul 25 2014]
Pain, A Sore Spot for northern Ireland [Published Pharmacy in Focus - Jul 24 2014]
Major advance in UCB pipeline: positive topline... [Published Bionity.com - Jul 24 2014]
Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy Patients [Published World Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Contraceptives for the mentally ill [Published Australian Doctor - Jul 24 2014]
Current understanding of feline epilepsy, diagn... [Published Thomson Veterinary Healthcare Communications - Jul 24 2014]
Positive Phase III Results Reported for Brivara... [Published PT Community - Jul 23 2014]
Nodding Syndrome Affects 7 in 1000 Children in ... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Jul 23 2014]
UCB inches toward the FDA with its latest epile... [Published FierceBiotech - Jul 23 2014]
Major Advance In Pipeline: Positive Topline Pha... [Published BioSpace - Jul 23 2014]
UCB reports positive Phase III results for briv... [Published Pharma Letter - Jul 23 2014]
Research Conducted at Charite University Hospit... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Jul 23 2014]
UCB reports positive data from epilepsy drug trial [Published Zenopa - Jul 23 2014]
UCB epilepsy drug brivaracetam shines again in ... [Published Pharma Times - Jul 23 2014]
UCB to file for US, EU approval of epilepsy dru... [Published FirstWord Pharma - Jul 23 2014]
Major advance in UCB pipeline: positive topline... [Published PipelineReview - Jul 23 2014]
Prevent Glaucoma with a Folate Supplement [Published Bottom Line Publications - Jul 23 2014]
Enrollment Commences in NeuroSigma-Sponsored Pe... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
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Parents Gain Access to Marijuana Extract to Tre... [Published Mashable! - 20 hours ago]
April Sintz is fighting to loosen marijuana laws for her 7-year-old  epileptic son . She is one of hundreds of moms nationwide who have opened a new front in the drive to expand the drug’s legal use. While supplying pot to a child is bound to ...
The Upsher-Smith Galaxy portfolio of antiepilep... [Published PBR - News - Jul 29 2014]
Upsher-Smith Laboratories announced that it has launched the Upsher-Smith Galaxy, a new and growing suite of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) that offers people with epilepsy consistent, affordable and accessible therapies. ...
The Upsher-Smith Galaxy™ Portfolio Of Antiepile... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jul 28 2014]
MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), today announced that it has launched the Upsher-Smith Galaxy™, a new and growing suite of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) that offers people with epilepsy ...
Levetiracetam for pain... no evidence of it wor... [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - Jul 19 2014]
Levetiracetam is not effective in neuropathic pain. #MSBlog #MSResearch "The meta-analysis below shows that the anti-convulsant, levetiracetam, is not effective in neuropathic pain. This mirrors my experience in clinical practice with the drug. The ...
Upsher-Smith launches generic equivalent to Qud... [Published PBR - News - Jul 15 2014]
Upsher-Smith Laboratories (Upsher-Smith), has announced the launch of Topiramate Extended-Release Capsules, the authorized generic of the recently Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Qudexy XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules, a once-daily, ...
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