anticonvulsant

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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Special Report: What Neurologists Are Doing About Medical Marijuana

Neurologists in states where medical marijuana is legal discuss the requests they are getting from patients and how they are addressing them.With more and more patients asking about medical marijuana treatment for their neurological conditions — or asking ... [Published Neurology Today - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New NCCN Guidelines for Peripheral Neuropathy

Image ToolsHOLLYWOOD, Fla.—A new treatment algorithm presented here at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's 19th Annual Conference provides strategies to help control peripheral neuropathy.Susan G. Urba, MD, a member of the NCCN Survivorship Guideline ... [Published Oncology Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Findings on Bipolar Disorders Reported by G.H. Sayar et Al

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- A new study on Bipolar Disorders is now available. According to news reporting from Istanbul, Turkey, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Propofol is often used as an anesthetic agent for electroconvulsive ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Father seeking meds for epileptic daughter gets help

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – A worried father who, over the weekend, went public with his plight of not being able to source an anticonvulsant and mood-stabilising drug for his epileptic daughter, received a “miracle” after a number of good Samaritans collaborated ... [Published Antigua Observer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Practical Remedies for Menopause Misery

Researchers are investigating other remedies, including low doses of antidepressants and gabapentin, an anticonvulsant used to treat epilepsy, says JoAnn V. Pinkerton, M.D., medical director of the Midlife Health Center, professor of obstetrics and gynecology ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Epilepsy case studies: newer antiepileptics

Update Module 1697 Four case studies cover types of seizures and the side effects of newer AEDs , plus guidance on dieting, alcohol intake and smoking ... [Published Chemist+Druggist - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sunovion announces availability of antiepileptic drug in US

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a developer of therapeutics for central nervous system disorders, has announced the availability of Aptiom, a once-daily antiepileptic drug, or AED, indicated for use as adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures, in ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 3 reports

Sunovion introduces partial-onset seizures drug Aptiom in US

US-based Sunovion Pharmaceuticals (Sunovion) has introduced its once-daily antiepileptic drug (AED), Aptiom (eslicarbazepine acetate) into pharmacies across the US, which will be available to ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

New 6-bromoimidazo[1,2- a ]pyridine-2-carbohydrazide derivatives: synthesis and anticonvulsant studies

June 2014 , Volume 23 , Issue 6 , pp 3019-3028 AbstractIn the present work, we report the facile synthesis and anticonvulsant study of new imidazo[1,2- a ]pyridines carrying biologically active hydrazone functionality ( 3a – 3e ) and suitably substituted ... [Published Springer Link Journal - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Courtagen to Provide Genetic Profiling of Children with Intractable Epilepsy to Support Clinical Developments with Cannabidiol

Using the latest next-generation sequencing technologies, Courtagen is collaborating with various academic centers and US physicians to profile the genomes of intractable epilepsy patients to stratify response to cannabidiol (CBD).WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS ... [Published CNBC - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Nav1.1 Modulation by a Novel Triazole Compound Attenuates Epileptic Seizures in Rodents

Here, we report the discovery of a novel anticonvulsant drug with a molecular organization based on the unique scaffold of rufinamide, an anti-epileptic compound used in a clinical setting to treat severe epilepsy disorders such as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. ... [Published ACS Chemical Biology - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

University Malaya team publishes papers in Pharmocogenomics on reactions to antiepileptic and schizophrenia drugs

Malaysia, with its multi-ethnic population, is a perfect laboratory for scientists to look at how inherited differences in genes can affect the patient’s responses to medications. These genetic differences can be used to predict whether a medication will ... [Published ResearchSEA - Asia Research News - Mar 26 2014]

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"To our surprise, we found that resilient mice, instead of avoiding deleterious changes in the brain, experience further deleterious changes in response to stress, and use them beneficially" says senior study author Ming-Hu Han, PhD, also of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
...1 trillion). To put this figure into perspective; $47 trillion was 75 percent of total global GDP in 2010 and $47 trillion would be also enough to "eradicate the two-dollar-a-day poverty among the 2.5 billion people in that state for more than half a century."
"This is truly a revolutionary device," says epilepsy neurologist Alan B Ettinger, M D , M B A , NSPC’s Director of Epilepsy. "It will help countless patients who are unresponsive to medical management, and are not candidates for other surgical treatments."
"The nonopioids modulate the withdrawal process. Even the COWS scores were as good or, in some cases, better with the nonopioids than with buprenorphine/naloxone."

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Like Depakote, Stavzor Can Cause Liver Failure,... [Published Drug Injury Watch - Apr 17 2014]
The True Price of Mental Health and the Low Cos... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
New NCCN Guidelines for Peripheral Neuropathy [Published Oncology Times - Apr 17 2014]
Nspc's Dr. Brian Snyder And Dr. Elizabeth Trini... [Published Online PR News - Apr 16 2014]
Novel Nonopioid Approach Promising for Opioid D... [Published Diabetes Care - Apr 16 2014]
Sleep problems among most common symptoms encou... [Published The News International - Apr 16 2014]
New Findings on Bipolar Disorders Reported by G... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 15 2014]
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Do Antiepileptic Drugs Increase the Risk of Sui... [Published The Neurologist - Most Popular Articles - Apr 14 2014]
Father seeking meds for epileptic daughter gets... [Published Antigua Observer - Apr 14 2014]
Impairments in Goal-Directed Actions Predict Tr... [Published PLoS medicine - Apr 13 2014]
New Findings from University of Turin Update Un... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 12 2014]
Practical Remedies for Menopause Misery [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 12 2014]
The roots of an unlikely hope for epilepsy [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 12 2014]
Once-Daily Aptiom (Eslicarbazepine Acetate) for... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 11 2014]
FDA-Approved device could help 400,000 in the U... [Published Cypress Creek Mirror - Apr 11 2014]
Alcohol Use Disorders and Psychiatric Comorbidi... [Published Psychiatric Times - Apr 11 2014]
New Hope for ALS [Published Harvard Medical School - Apr 11 2014]
Hootan Melamed Introduces Effective Creams to A... [Published Prlog - Apr 10 2014]
4 Shocking Facts About Prescription Drug Abuse ... [Published Care2 - Apr 10 2014]
MITSUI CHEMICALS : Researchers Submit Patent Ap... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
High relapse rates in bipolar disorder confirmed [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 09 2014]
Myth or truth: You can't improve your memory [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 09 2014]
Epilepsy case studies: newer antiepileptics [Published Chemist+Druggist - Apr 09 2014]
Sunovion announces availability of antiepilepti... [Published Individual.com - Apr 09 2014]
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Like Depakote, Stavzor Can Cause Liver Failure,... [Published Drug Injury Watch - Apr 17 2014]
Black-Box Warning Added To Stavzor Label Announced By FDA In March 2014, Almost Full Year After Similar Label Change For Depakote Hepatotoxicity (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com ) Stavzor, a lesser known valproic acid medication from ...
Do Antiepileptic Drugs Increase the Risk of Sui... [Published The Neurologist - Most Popular Articles - Apr 14 2014]
Background: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an alert in 2008 regarding an increased risk of suicidality in patients taking antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). The analysis that prompted this blanket warning has since been criticized for ...
Sunovion introduces partial-onset seizures drug... [Published PBR - News - Apr 08 2014]
US-based Sunovion Pharmaceuticals (Sunovion) has introduced its once-daily antiepileptic drug (AED), Aptiom (eslicarbazepine acetate) into pharmacies across the US, which will be available to patients through prescription to be used for the treatment ...
New hope for treating ALS [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 03 2014]
Harvard stem cell scientists have discovered that a recently approved medication for epilepsy might be a meaningful treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a uniformly fatal neurodegenerative disorder. ...
Courtagen to Provide Genetic Profiling of Child... [Published Business Wire Health News - Apr 02 2014]
WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Courtagen Life Sciences, an innovative molecular information company, announces a new comprehensive epilepsy sequencing test designed to sequence 489 genes known to be involved in epilepsy, antiepileptic drug metabolism, ...
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