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2014-07-18 23:01:32

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Epilepsy Therapeutics Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/epilepsy-therapeutics-market.html. (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Epilepsy is a group of long-term neurological disorders that is characterized by recurring seizures. These seizures are episodes that occur when group of nerve cells or neurons in brain sends...

2014-07-11 08:24:53

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. (Sunovion) today announced that Health Canada approved APTIOM(TM) (eslicarbazepine acetate) for use as a once-daily adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy who are not satisfactorily controlled with conventional therapy. APTIOM(TM) is not indicated for use in patients under 18 years of age. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders and...

2014-01-09 11:48:50

A new study finds that the epilepsy drug levetiracetam appears not to be associated with thinking, movement and language problems for preschool children born to mothers who took the drug during pregnancy, although the drug valproate was associated with some difficulties in preschoolers. The study is published in the January 8, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "These results are heartening, as the use of levetiracetam has increased...

2012-08-07 10:02:05

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that an FDA-approved anti-epileptic drug reverses memory loss and alleviates other Alzheimer's-related impairments in an animal model of the disease. Scientists in the laboratory of Lennart Mucke, MD, who directs neurological research at Gladstone, conducted the research on mice genetically modified to simulate key aspects of Alzheimer's disease. In the study, they show how levetiracetam–a drug commonly prescribed for patients...


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