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2014-01-13 23:02:15

The Epilepsy Foundation, a non-profit organization working to ensure that people with seizures have the opportunity to live their lives to their fullest potential, announced a partnership today with Poliwogg, an innovative financial firm transforming healthcare investing, that will encourage investment and support for new therapies to help people living with recurrent seizures. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The Epilepsy Foundation, a non-profit organization working to ensure...

2014-01-09 11:48:50

A new study finds that the epilepsy drug levetiracetam appears not to be associated with thinking, movement and language problems for preschool children born to mothers who took the drug during pregnancy, although the drug valproate was associated with some difficulties in preschoolers. The study is published in the January 8, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "These results are heartening, as the use of levetiracetam has increased...

2014-01-07 23:00:19

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net have launched a 2014 Topamax Center for parents who took the antiepileptic drug while pregnant. The site has compiled research on the drug’s side effects, as well as safety alerts for patients, and legal news for claims alleging birth...

Magnetic Device To Treat Painful Migraines Gets FDA Approval
2013-12-16 13:29:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week it would allow the marketing of a magnetic device aimed at relieving migraine headache pain for the first time. The FDA is green lighting eNeura to start marketing its Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS) as the first device to relieve pain caused by migraine headaches which are preceded by a visual, sensory or motor disturbance. This type of migraine headache...

2013-12-09 10:47:32

The majority of epilepsy patients who have brain surgery to treat their disorder are satisfied with the results in reducing epilepsy-related seizures and improving their psychological and social well-being. Those were the conclusions of a new study by Henry Ford Hospital researchers who examined the medical records of epilepsy surgery patients and conducted a telephone survey to determine their satisfaction with the results of the procedure. "Overall, the great majority of patients, 92...


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