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2013-06-18 08:29:16

- Golfer is the first to take online Pledge, an outlet for epilepsy patients and caregivers to take action and ask themselves, "Am I really okay?" ATLANTA, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- regulated information -- Global biopharmaceutical company UCB, Inc. and professional golfer Jeff Klauk today announced the launch of a new Pledge campaign for people with epilepsy and their loved ones. The Pledge empowers the millions of Americans living with epilepsy to take a stand and make a...

2013-06-17 23:22:06

Monthly epilepsy webinars on a variety of topics including epilepsy surgery, diets to treat epilepsy, how to thrive in school with epilepsy, memory and epilepsy are being offered by NEREG as part of their 2013 What You need to Know if Epilepsy Has Touched Your Life Campaign. Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 What You Need to Know if Epilepsy has Touched Your Life Campaign introduces webinars to increase the reach and impact the NEREG epilepsy education program has throughout the USA....

2013-06-13 12:27:51

Former Secretary of State and Epilepsy Advocate Hillary Rodham Clinton to Speak as This Year's Guest of Honor WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today its platinum level sponsorship of the Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) 15(th) Annual Chicago Benefit taking place Thursday, June 13, at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120413/MM87168LOGO ) CURE is a nonprofit organization focused on finding a...

2013-06-12 12:28:34

National Partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation Benefits Hundreds of Thousands of People Living with Seizures LANDOVER, Md., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation and Savers, Inc., a leading privately held thrift store chain with more than 320 locations, are working together to advance access to care and raise much needed funds for the more than two million Americans living with epilepsy. Contributions of gently used items are part of the simple,...

Brain-Computer Interface Allows Patients To Control Robotic Limbs
2013-06-12 09:56:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Electrodes placed on or inside the brain allow patients to interact with computers or control robotic limbs by merely thinking about how to execute those actions, University of Washington researchers reported on Tuesday. The technology could improve the quality of life for people who are paralyzed or lack the ability to speak due to stroke or neurodegenerative disease by allowing them to control a robotic arm or a prosthetic limb...

2013-06-11 23:17:59

Flightlinez and the Fremont Street Experience invite supporters to zipline down Fremont Street and assist in raising funds in an effort to support Nevada Epilepsy. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Flightlinez and the Fremont Street Experience invite supporters to zipline down Fremont Street and assist in raising funds in an effort to support Nevada Epilepsy. Volunteers from Nevada Epilepsy will be on site to provide more information about the organization, their upcoming activities and...

2013-06-10 08:29:45

The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan held its annual Summer Stroll for Epilepsy at the Detroit Zoo MIAMI, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 8, 2013, the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan held its annual Summer Stroll for Epilepsy at the Detroit Zoo. Rapid Capital Funding's CEO, Craig Hecker, donated $5,000 to support his sister's team, "BrainThunders", funds that go directly to support the Foundation and its programs. Hecker, has a very personal connection to the...

2013-06-07 16:24:17

Walks benefit people living with seizures SEATTLE, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly two-thousand people will march in ten cities throughout the northwest for the 11th Annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy. The events will occur on Saturday, June 15 in nine cities in Washington including Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Tri-Cities, Bellingham and Monroe; and in Oregon in Portland, Hermiston and Medford. The event will occur on Saturday, June 29 in Anchorage. All events...

2013-06-06 08:28:58

Comprehensive Clinical and Product Information for Patients and Physicians in the European Union and Canada LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc., a California-based medical device company, today announced the launch of www.monarch-etns.com, its dedicated website for the Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System. The new site provides a comprehensive resource for those in the European Union and Canada who are considering use of the non-invasive Monarch system to treat their...

2013-06-04 12:27:47

Agreement provides option for purchase of Neurelis and advances development of NRL-1 in preparation for NDA filing SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurelis, Inc. ("Neurelis") today announced an agreement with Biotie Therapies Corp. ("Biotie") to further develop NRL-1 (intranasal diazepam) and provide Biotie with the exclusive option, but not the obligation, to acquire all outstanding shares of Neurelis. Under the terms of the option and merger agreement between Biotie and...