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2014-04-14 23:04:09

Dayton Children’s Hospital neurology division earned designation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 3 center for the treatment of complex pediatric epilepsy. Receiving the designation certifies that Dayton Children’s has the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy. Dayton, OHIO (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Dayton Children’s Hospital neurology division earned designation...

2014-04-12 23:02:50

May 15 event was intended to raise public awareness and honor the 60,000 people in our community with epilepsy, but has been overshadowed by a debate between balloon manufacturers and vocal environmental groups. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) is modifying plans for its May 15 “Rise Above Seizures” balloon release. The event was intended to raise public awareness and honor the 60,000 people in our community with epilepsy, but has been...

2014-04-10 16:24:32

Walks benefit people living with seizures SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated three-thousand people will run or walk in cities throughout the Northwest for the 12th Annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy in June. The regional event promotes community education and awareness about epilepsy and seizures, and raises funds for programs serving people with epilepsy, their families and friends. "Everyone is invited to register and help support this great...

2014-04-09 16:23:26

Her Voice for Epilepsy Foundation on TV and Radio Supports More Than 2 Million People in the U.S. Living with Seizures, including over 200,000 in Southern California. LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles are proud to announce spokesperson Elizabeth Espinosa will be talking about epilepsy on Southern California radio's KFI AM 640 as a host of Thompson and Espinosa, which airs weekdays from 1-3...

2014-04-09 12:31:15

New Indications and Demand for Replacement Devices Will Drive Market Expansion, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the approval of new indications--particularly chronic heart failure, obesity and epilepsy--will expand the patient pool and market potential for neurostimulation devices in the United States considerably, allowing the market to reach a value approaching $4 billion by 2022. Most...

2014-04-08 23:29:08

Strategic relationship between quantitative imaging leader and key teleradiology company provides Physicians and Hospitals with comprehensive volumetric MRI reports. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 CorTechs Labs, Inc. is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with StatRad, LLC, a leading provider of innovative teleradiology services, which will distribute NeuroQuant® to its hospital and clinic clients. RadConnect, a division of StatRad that provides a medical image sharing...

2014-04-04 23:40:53

Fundraising gala for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) will be held at Lake Forest’s Deer Path Inn on May 15th, Global TSC Awareness Day. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 WISH I MAY, Bcureful’s third annual gala and wine dinner organized to raise funds in support of research and a cure for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC), a genetic disorder that effects one in 6,000 newborns, is set for Thursday, May 15 at the Deer Path Inn of Lake Forest. The wine dinner presents a menu...

2014-04-02 23:30:03

Flood Law Group today announced that they are available to investigate claims of birth defects such as cleft palates or cleft lips that could be related to the use of the prescription drug Topamax during pregnancy. The FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication about use of topiramate (the generic version of Topamax) in 2011. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now actively investigating claims on behalf of parents whose children were born...

2014-04-01 08:28:00

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc., a California-based life-sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that it has received approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to market its Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System in Australia. The approval allows NeuroSigma to market the Monarch eTNS System for the adjunctive...

2014-03-31 16:27:04

Health Insurance Claim Data Suggests Value of Screening BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with an autoimmune disease have a 3.8-fold increased risk of developing epilepsy, according to a new population-level study from Boston Children's Hospital based on health insurance claim data. The study, published online March 31, 2014 in JAMA Neurology, is the largest to date to look at the association between autoimmune disease and epilepsy without a recognized...