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2014-06-03 23:03:56

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) has taken a major step to better understand epilepsy in dogs with the launch of an Epilepsy Research Initiative. The Initiative will provide dog owners and the veterinary community with improved methods for preventing and treating epilepsy in dogs. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) has taken a major step to better understand epilepsy in dogs with the launch of an Epilepsy Research Initiative. The goal of the...

2014-06-03 12:39:14

Epilepsy Organizations, Scientists, Bereaved Parents & Epilepsy Patients to Join Forces MINNEAPOLIS, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When 4-year-old Henry Lapham was diagnosed with epilepsy, his parents Gardiner and Nicholas Lapham were devastated, but certain that with the proper care and medication, everything would be fine. Nothing could be further from the truth. A mere five weeks after Henry's diagnosis, a seizure took his life. He died from a phenomenon called Sudden...

2014-06-03 08:31:20

LOS ANGELES, June 03, 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 neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that Ian A. Cook, M.D., has joined NeuroSigma on June 1, 2014 as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President. Dr. Cook is a physician and bioengineer who has been an innovator in medical therapeutics and...

2014-05-28 08:32:49

HOUSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX), a global leader in medical devices for the treatment and management of epilepsy, today announced it will participate in the William Blair 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Chicago. Greg Browne, Cyberonics' Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will speak at 12:40 PM Central Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed by clicking on the Investor...

2014-05-16 23:00:17

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. The rare genetic disorder causes tubers, or noncancerous...

2014-05-15 12:35:07

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The month of May is tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) awareness month in Canada, and May 15(th) is TSC Global Awareness Day. During this time, the goal is to increase public awareness about this genetic disorder that causes tumours to form in vital organs, primarily in the brain, eyes, heart, kidneys, skin and lungs. It is also the leading genetic cause of both autism and epilepsy. 1 in 6000 children are born with TSC. Early detection and treatment is...

2014-05-15 08:33:43

Research initiative focused on developing improved treatments for tuberous sclerosis complex patients brings hope on TSC Awareness Day GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- May 15(th) is Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Awareness Day, and in 2013 Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) launched the Pathway of Hope research initiative under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey MacKeigan, Associate Professor and Head of the Institute's Laboratory of Systems Biology. The initiative involves...

2014-05-14 00:21:38

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 15, the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) will join tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world to observe the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day. On this day, thousands of individuals and families affected by TSC will join together to increase public awareness of the rare disease and share their stories of hope for the future. This year's TSC Global Awareness Day will feature a social...

2014-05-12 23:10:44

CorTechs Labs, Inc. is pleased to announce it signed a distribution agreement with NordicNeuroLab (NNL), a leading provider of functional MRI imaging solutions. With this agreement, NNL will distribute NeuroQuant®, the leading software solution for volumetric brain atrophy in the European healthcare market. San Diego, CA and Bergen, Norway (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 NeuroQuant is the first FDA-cleared and CE-Mark pending software medical device for automatic segmentation and measurement of...

2014-05-06 23:13:58

Gevitta, a vitamin and supplement company, is launching a groundbreaking new CBD delivery system called Canna™ Vitamin Spray. Orange County, California (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Gevitta, a vitamin and supplement company, is launching a groundbreaking new CBD delivery system called Canna™ Vitamin Spray. Gevitta’s Canna Vitamin Spray is the first of its kind, containing legal CBDs (cannabidiol), a naturally occurring cannabinoid component found in cannabis that comprises up to 40% of the...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.