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Tell Congress to Support Federal Funding for CDC Epilepsy Programs
Health & Wellness  (tags: epilepsy, maladies, neural disorders, treatment, awareness, petitions )

- 33 days ago -
Congress is currently considering 2020 funding levels for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's Epilepsy Program, which helps promote awareness and supports activities that improve quality of life and care for people with epilepsy.
Tell Secretary Azar to Preserve Access to Anticonvulsants
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicines, epilepsy, treatments, petitions, Medicare )

- 151 days ago -
Currently, under Medicare Part D's Six Protected Classes policy, Medicare beneficiaries should have access to the full range of anticonvulsants.
Mom Recounts Using Medical Marijuana To Treat Her Son's Epilepsy (VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: childs health, epilepsy, AlternativeMed, medical marijuana, goodnews, video )

- 2026 days ago -
For nine years, Heather Jackson's son Zaki basically lived as a toddler. Zaki's epilepsy caused nearly nonstop seizures, rendering him incontinent and totally dependent on his mother. Today, his health has taken a complete turn for the better, thanks to a
Gene Therapy to Treat Epilepsy a Step Closer
Health & Wellness  (tags: epilepsy, drugs, brain activity, neuropeptide Ystudy, research, medicine, humans )

- 3222 days ago -
Current antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) have many side-effects, among others slowing down brain activity, which in turn reduces patients' ability to react. These side-effects could be eliminated if genes that counteract seizures could be introduced into the
Is Your Pharmacist Fobbing You Off With Cheap Copies of Branded Drugs?
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmacist, drugs, epilepsy, patients )

- 3365 days ago -
Medical professionals have warned that without proper consultation, using generic versions of drugs for epilepsy, brain disorders, asthma, heart disease and skin problems could damage patients..
Brain Stimulation a 'Promising Therapy' for Epilepsy
Health & Wellness  (tags: brain, health, epilepsy )

- 3383 days ago -
Deep brain stimulation is a promising therapy for epilepsy, US researchers from Stanford University have said.
Likely Cause of Drug-Resistant Epilepsy Revealed
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, science, research, study, epilepsy, drug resistance, nerve cells, medicine, treatment, prevention )

- 3487 days ago -
Experts believe they have uncovered the root cause of "stubborn" epilepsy that fails to respond to drug treatment.
Epilepsy Genes 'May Cut Seizures'
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, epilepsy, genes, gene defects, potassium transport, calcium levels )

- 4247 days ago -
Carrying two genes linked to epilepsy may actually make you less likely to have a seizure. The two defects involve the Kcna1 gene (involved in the transport of potassium in and out of the body's cells), and Cacna1a gene (involved in calcium levels).

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