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December 7th
Eastern Daily NewsCBD Oil Reduces Seizures in Epilepsy Disorder | Eastern Daily NewsEastern Daily NewsCBD oil lessens the recurrence and seriousness of seizures in youngsters and grown-ups with intractable and severe epilepsy. Read on!UAB cannabis oil stu…
December 7th
MedscapeWhich Patients With Epilepsy Can Safely Drive? - MedscapeMedscapeIn a new study, researchers used a driving simulator to gather information on seizure features that may help predict which patients can safely get behind the ...Measures Sought …
December 7th
Epilepsy, Seizure Onset Analyzed After StrokeMonthly Prescribing Reference (registration)HealthDay News — More than one in 10 stroke survivors develop epilepsy, and the greater the brain damage caused by stroke, the higher the risk of seizures, acco…
December 7th
Daily MailEpileptic woman Georgina Adams reveals she was raped by her ...Daily MailGeorgina Adams, 24, from Longton, revealed how Peter Cotterill preyed on her and urged other victims suffering in silence to call the police.Woman raped by fiance as she wa…
December 6th
Cannabidiol May Cut Seizure Severity in Refractory Epilepsy ...MedPage TodayHOUSTON -- Branded cannabidiol (Epidiolex) may diminish seizure severity in refractory epilepsy patients, but findings from an open-label study need to be ...and more &r…
December 5th
MedscapeCannabidiol Reduces Seizures in Various Epilepsy DisordersMedscapeHOUSTON — A purified oral formulation of cannabidiol (CBD; Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceuticals) significantly reduces seizures in treatment-resistant epilepsy, according to new rese…
November 30th
Medical DailySeizures Vs. Epilepsy: Risks, Differences, And TreatmentsMedical DailySeizures and epilepsy often overlap, so it's easy to mistake one for the other. However, there are key differences between these medical terms, and understanding them could…
November 28th
ReliaWireContext Memory Damage Linked To Epilepsy Seizure ResistanceReliaWireA biological mechanism that damages a specific type of memory, but at the same time provides resistance to epilepsy, has been found by researchers from the Sagol Department of Ne…
November 19th
Epilepsy: why do seizures sometimes continue after surgery?Science DailyMedically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) remains the most frequent neurosurgically treated epilepsy disorder. Many people with this condition will undergo a temporal lobe re…
November 11th
Huperzine A provides seizure protection in genetic epilepsy modelsScience DailyChildren with Dravet syndrome experience early-life seizures due to high fever as well as other types of seizures and developmental delays. Although the condition can be contro…

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