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2014-10-01 08:32:13

Findings suggest need for improved education efforts within epilepsy community and beyond to address misperceptions about the disease WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national survey conducted by Eisai Inc., in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation, found that the vast majority (95%) of epilepsy patients and caregivers believe the public is unaware about how many people are affected by epilepsy, and 89% feel there are aspects of epilepsy even they do not...

2014-09-10 12:24:18

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The epilepsy community of Greater New York will gather for the third annual 'Into The Light' Walk for Epilepsy Awareness on September 21, 2014 at the South Street Seaport. Hosted by the Epilepsy Foundation of Metropolitan New York, this event has, since its inaugural year, helped further public awareness and educational programs while celebrating the diversity and strength of the area's epilepsy community. 1 in 26 people will...

2014-09-04 08:31:15

Upsher-Smith Provides Funding to the Epilepsy Foundation to Commission Survey About Seizure Clusters, to be Conducted by Harris Poll® MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new landmark U.S. seizure disorder survey is being commissioned by the Epilepsy Foundation (EF) to shed light on the burden of illness associated with seizure clusters, a rare seizure pattern experienced by some people with epilepsy. The national Seizure Cluster Burden of Illness survey, led by a...

2014-09-03 08:32:44

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Donovan Charlong was a baseball loving boy, with a mischievous smile and energy enough to light up his hometown of Paris, Ontario. Just eighteen days before his 12(th) birthday, on June 10 of this year, he died. A four-year battle with Febrile Infection Related Epilepsy Syndrome (F.I.R.E.S.) had weakened him, so badly he could no longer fight on. FIRES is an extreme and rare form of epilepsy which affects previously healthy children. Donovan's...

2014-09-01 23:03:58

This event is part of the 2014 Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) Awareness Campaign NEREG is holding in New York and New Jersey to promote education and visibility for this critical health condition. Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures (PNES), also known as non-epileptic attack disorder (NEAD) is a psychological disorder that can have devastating effects on those who develop it. These seizures look very much like epileptic seizures however,...

2014-08-20 04:20:01

Eisai Submits Applications for Antiepilepsy Agent Fycompa Simultaneously In Europe and U.S. Seeking Indication Expansion as Adjunctive Treatment of Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures Tokyo, Aug 20, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has submitted applications to regulatory authorities in the U.S. and Europe (the FDA and EMA respectively) for the...

2014-08-07 23:07:31

Myleeah Chapman, a sixteen year old girl in California, struggles with the serious neurological disorder, epilepsy. Family and friends are seeking donations to help pay for the medical expenses and equipment Myleeah needs to deal with the frequent and random seizures that now wrack her body on a near daily basis and Myleeah’s greatest wish is for a specially-trained service dog that will enable her to go back to school and finish her senior year of high school with her friends, please...

2014-08-05 16:27:14

SCHOFIELD, Wis., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience(®), Inc., (OTCPink: PMBS), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced today that it plans to begin testing of a new hemp-based epilepsy medication in the fourth quarter of 2014. "As we looked at the similarities between migraine and epilepsy the treatment path became obvious," said Russell Mitchell, CEO and Chairman of PuraMed BioScience. "Epilepsy and...

2014-07-23 16:26:38

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Neonatal Seizures Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2243633/Neonatal-Seizures-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlNeonatal Seizures Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Neonatal Seizures Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Neonatal Seizures clinical trial scenario. This report...

2014-07-23 12:32:42

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2243627/Generalized-Tonic-Clonic-Seizure-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlGeneralized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data...


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  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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