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2014-06-17 12:28:18

SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGate Acquisitions Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging pharmaceutical company exploring drug delivery innovations in the development of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage forms of existing biologically active molecules expands on its pharmaceutical research and development plans. EastGate has entered into a working collaboration with Dr. Peter Carlen, leading neurologist at Toronto Western Hospital,...

2014-06-17 08:26:35

Recently FDA Approved Qudexy(TM) XR Offers a New Treatment Option for Managing Specific Seizure Types MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.'s, Phase 3 study of USL255, Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules, a proprietary, once-daily, broad-spectrum antiepileptic drug specifically engineered to deliver a smooth pharmacokinetic (PK) profile, were published in the June issue of Epilepsia, a leading, authoritative...

2014-06-13 12:23:30

Pre-Game Activities Honor Local Epilepsy Awareness Ambassador Families NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation of Metropolitan New York will host its 2(nd) Annual Epilepsy Awareness Day at Citi Field during a matchup between the New York Mets and the San Diego Padres at Citi Field on Father's Day, Sunday, June 15, 2014. The event will feature several exhibits and family activities designed to help raise public awareness about epilepsy and to celebrate...

2014-06-13 08:22:40

Pre-Game Activities Honor Local Epilepsy Awareness Ambassadors WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today it has become a "Keeper of the Flame" sponsor of the Epilepsy Foundation of Metropolitan New York's 2(nd) Annual Epilepsy Awareness Day which will take place during a baseball game between the New York Mets and the San Diego Padres at Citi Field on Father's Day, June 15, 2014. The event will feature several exhibits and family activities...

2014-06-10 16:27:34

For people who don't respond to medications, SEEG pinpoints and eliminates exact source of seizures in brains CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the more than 2 million Americans living with epilepsy, managing seizures is the key to living a normal life. And for many, medications do just that - allowing them to drive, have jobs and raise families. But for almost one-third of epileptics, medicine is not enough. Specialists at Northwestern Medicine's Comprehensive...

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...

2014-05-05 08:29:03

Companies and Researchers to Showcase Innovation in the Treatment of Seizures Family Education Day Registration on June 7th Has Reached Capacity LANDOVER, Md., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation announced today that the 4(th )Biennial Epilepsy Pipeline Conference 2014, an initiative of the Epilepsy Therapy Project, will feature a stellar line up of therapeutic and medical device developers, clinical investigators and industry leaders presenting the latest...

2014-04-30 23:16:18

A&A Packaging comments on a Canadian mother’s story of how medical marijuana saved her once terminally ill daughter's life, and cured her from having 100 seizures a day. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Only until recently has medical marijuana received its deserved accolades by the mainstream media as a miracle drug; however, many in the medical industry are still leaving pot on the back-burner....until NOW. A Canadian mother named Sarah Wilkinson has tangible claims about...

2014-04-30 08:32:32

ATLANTA, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECoE), biopharmaceutical company UCB, and health data sharing network PatientsLikeMe(®) presented the results of the Policy for Optimal Epilepsy Management (POEM) study at the 66(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Philadelphia, Pa. This first-time, real-world study of an online health management platform demonstrated statistically significant...

2014-04-29 16:59:13

A graduate student in Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, and two of his undergraduate trainees, were selected by the Council on Undergraduate Research to present their original research on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Wesley Kerr, whose graduate studies will be completed in the UCLA Department of Biomathematics, and his trainees, Akash Patel and Sarah Barritt, will present their poster entitled "Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Epilepsy Using Clinical...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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