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2014-01-28 09:18:19

2-step approach allows localization and resection in complex cases, reports Neurosurgery A staged approach to epilepsy surgery—with invasive brain monitoring followed by surgery in a single hospital stay—is a safe and beneficial approach to treatment for complex cases of epilepsy in children, reports the February issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer...

2014-01-27 08:26:10

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurologic and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced the appointment of Gregory F. Brooks as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Brooks brings more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biologic and medical device industries to...

2014-01-22 12:26:32

$200,000 to be Awarded at 2014 Epilepsy Pipeline Update Conference in San Francisco June 5-7, 2014 LANDOVER, Md., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation today announced a call for entries for the third annual epilepsy "Shark Tank" competition and is accepting submissions that represent the most innovative ideas in epilepsy and seizure treatment and care. The deadline for submitting a letter of intent is March 14, 2014. The selected finalists will receive...

Retraining Brain In Real Time
2014-01-21 14:57:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ever wonder what your brain is thinking? Well, a new device developed by scientists from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University enables people to see their own brain activity in real time and control or adjust function in specific brain regions. In their report, which was published in the journal NeuroImage, The McGill team speculated that their device could be used as a possible remedial tool to manage...

2014-01-21 04:22:08

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company, today announced that two presentations were made last month at the annual American Epilepsy Society meeting held in Washington, DC, which reported positive results using external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (eTNS(TM)) for the adjunctive treatment of epilepsy. In the first presentation, Lina Nashef, M.D., Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Reader at King's College...

2014-01-20 23:25:33

ANS adds newest team member, Dr. Yaron Moshel, known for his specialized training in skull base surgery and his approach to removing complex brain tumors in eloquent brain regions. Moristown,NJ (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Yaron A. Moshel, MD, PhD, recently joined Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS). Dr. Moshel is known in the medical community for his approach to removing brain tumors and uses technology including computer-guided navigation, awake functional brain mapping, endoscopy,...

2014-01-16 08:27:21

Conference Unites Innovators, Clinicians, Industry, Investors and the Epilepsy Community in San Francisco on June 5-7, 2014 Registration Now Open LANDOVER, Md., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation announced today that the 4(th )Biennial Epilepsy Pipeline Update Conference 2014, an initiative of the Epilepsy Therapy Project, will be held on June 5-7, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency San...

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...


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