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2014-04-04 23:40:53

Fundraising gala for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) will be held at Lake Forest’s Deer Path Inn on May 15th, Global TSC Awareness Day. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 WISH I MAY, Bcureful’s third annual gala and wine dinner organized to raise funds in support of research and a cure for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC), a genetic disorder that effects one in 6,000 newborns, is set for Thursday, May 15 at the Deer Path Inn of Lake Forest. The wine dinner presents a menu...

2014-04-02 23:30:03

Flood Law Group today announced that they are available to investigate claims of birth defects such as cleft palates or cleft lips that could be related to the use of the prescription drug Topamax during pregnancy. The FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication about use of topiramate (the generic version of Topamax) in 2011. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now actively investigating claims on behalf of parents whose children were born...

2014-04-01 08:28:00

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc., 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 it has received approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to market its Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System in Australia. The approval allows NeuroSigma to market the Monarch eTNS System for the adjunctive...

2014-03-31 16:27:04

Health Insurance Claim Data Suggests Value of Screening BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with an autoimmune disease have a 3.8-fold increased risk of developing epilepsy, according to a new population-level study from Boston Children's Hospital based on health insurance claim data. The study, published online March 31, 2014 in JAMA Neurology, is the largest to date to look at the association between autoimmune disease and epilepsy without a recognized...

2014-03-28 08:26:16

Carl Adams Promoted to Chief Financial Officer and Craig Rostamian Joins as Vice President of Finance LOS ANGELES, March 28, 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, announced the promotion of Carl Adams to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the appointment of Craig Rostamian as Vice President...

2014-03-26 23:22:08

Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, presented on Nerve Entrapments and Neuropathic Pain. Carol M. Ulloa, MD, Associate Neurologist and Epileptologist, Geisinger Health System, Wilkes-Barre, PA, presented on The Evaluation and Treatment of Medically Refractory Epilepsy. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Neurology Volume 05, Issue 02: Nerve Entrapments/Medically Refractory...

2014-03-21 08:24:02

Attend in-person or via regional webcast PORTLAND, Ore., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces a regional conference on Saturday, April 5 that will highlight a variety of epilepsy related topics. The conference will be held at the Vey Conference Center at Doernbecher Children's Hospital on the OHSU campus in Portland beginning at 8:30 a.m. The conference is free and open to the public and will be available via webcast. Presentations...

Sea Lions Found To Have A Type Of Epilepsy Similar To That In Humans
2014-03-18 14:25:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine found a form of epilepsy in sea lions that is similar to one found in humans. In a published paper in the Journal of Comparative Neurology, the team wrote that California sea lions exposed to a toxin in algae develop a form of epilepsy similar to a temporal lobe epilepsy. Hundreds of sea lions wash up along the California coast each year suffering from seizures that have been...

2014-03-18 08:31:33

Funding to accelerate product development and fuel growth of sales and marketing SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical software developer CorTechs Labs, Inc. (CorTechs) is pleased to announce it has secured new Series B financing to support the company's rapid growth. The round was led by Genting Berhad via its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Dragasac Limited, a company incorporated in the Isle of Man. This round of funding will accelerate the development of CorTechs'...

2014-03-12 12:29:03

Qudexy(TM) XR Offers Newest Option for Managing Certain Seizure Disorders and Marks the Company's Entrance into the Epilepsy Therapeutic Area MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), today announced it received approval on March 11, 2014 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules, a once-daily, broad-spectrum antiepileptic drug specifically engineered to deliver a smooth...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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