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2014-04-25 08:27:40

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that six abstracts highlighting data analyses for FYCOMPA(TM) (perampanel) will be presented at the 66(th) annual American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting, taking place in Philadelphia, PA from April 26( )- May 3. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120413/MM87168LOGO "Eisai and its epilepsy franchise are committed to expanding its knowledge of current products and developing new medications for the...

2014-04-23 12:30:45

Quest Diagnostics' specialty neurology business unveils 10 new epilepsy diagnostic services, including industry's first clinical multi-analyte test for autoimmune epilepsy MADISON, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced a suite of new testing services from its Athena Diagnostics specialty neurology business designed to help physicians more reliably and quickly diagnose the...

2014-04-23 09:48:55

Rush University Medical Center is the first in the country to use the device along with a unique electrode placement planning system A recently FDA-approved device has been shown to reduce seizures in patients with medication-resistant epilepsy by as much as 50 percent. When coupled with an innovative electrode placement planning system developed by physicians at Rush, the device facilitated the complete elimination of seizures in nearly half of the implanted Rush patients enrolled in the...

2014-04-23 09:42:49

Although some studies have suggested that the drug lorazepam may be more effective or safer than the drug diazepam in treating a type of epileptic seizures among children, a randomized trial finds that lorazepam is not better at stopping seizures compared to diazepam, according to a study in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA, a neurology theme issue. Status epilepticus is a prolonged epileptic seizure or seizures that occurs approximately 10,000 times in children annually in the United States....

2014-04-21 12:27:11

Upsher-Smith-sponsored data to include the first presentation of pooled Phase 1 data on the adverse event profile of USL255 (Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules) MAPLE GROVE, Minn., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), will highlight new pooled phase 1 data from studies in healthy adults comparing the adverse event profile of USL255 (Qudexy(TM) XR) with immediate-release topiramate in a poster presentation at the 66(th) Annual Meeting...

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...


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