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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...

2014-03-03 08:33:04

Seizure Clusters Connect(TM) is an Online Community Designed to Provide Support and Resources for Patients and Caregivers MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith) today announced a new educational program created for patients living with seizure clusters, as well as their families and friends. The initiative--called Seizure Clusters Connect(TM)--uses traditional and social media to offer patients and their caregivers a community for...

2014-02-28 23:31:41

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists’ (ANS) neurosurgeon, Dr Zampella, discusses new treatment options for chronic neurosurgical illnesses within functional neurosurgery. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) announced today advanced treatment options for their patients through Functional neurosurgery. Functional neurosurgery consists of new and innovative procedures used to treat chronic illnesses such as epilepsy, spasticity, pain, and...

2014-02-27 23:01:44

AA Packaging comments on this breaking story for the Medical Marijuana Industry in Chicago. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 In a surprising turn of events, parents are lobbying the Illinois state legislature to allow medical marijuana supplements to be available to children. This is in the wake of findings that cannabis oil extract can be used to effectively treat pediatric cases of epilepsy. Although Illinois is one of 20 states that currently allows medical marijuana, its regulations are very...


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