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Epilepsy

Epilepsy

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  1. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than 2.5 million Americans. Until now, the only treatments were drugs and major surgery, but new therapies are on the ... FULL ARTICLE AT Boston.com

  2. Doctors’ groups oppose use of raw form of marijuana in medical practices

    Marijuana has been used as a cure for everything from rheumatism to dysmenorrhea to epilepsy since the ancient days in China to Medieval times by Islamic physicians to the era ... FULL ARTICLE AT GMANews.tv

  1. Go Inside the Harvest of a Colorado’s Most Controversial Marijuana Strain

    Take a look at how Charlotte's Web  transforms from plant to medicine. FULL ARTICLE AT Real Clear Politics

  2. This Robot Will Treat Epilepsy by Sticking a Needle into Your Brain Through the Cheek

    Epilepsy is one of the nastiest psychological conditions known to man, but there are ways that at least have a chance of treating if not eliminating the disease. A new ... FULL ARTICLE AT Softpedia

  3. Robot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek

    For a percentage of epilepsy patients, medication is less effective at controlling seizures, or it doesn't work at all. Read more on NewsOK.com FULL ARTICLE AT The Oklahoman

  1. Cypher Genomics, Inc., the genome informatics company, announced today the identification of de novo KCNB1 missense mutations as a novel genetic cause of severe epileptic encephalopathy. Cypher’s co-founder and ... FULL ARTICLE AT News-Medical.net

  2. Epileptic pensioner died after being left unconscious for six hours in nursing home

    Nurse Heather Woodfield is accused of failing to call an ambulance for the patient FULL ARTICLE AT Mirror.co.uk

  3. Chris Heuer and his wife, Amy Lake, make purple porcelain bird pendants in their Columbia home and sell them to help pay expenses for their 10-year-old daughter, Helen, who has ... FULL ARTICLE AT Columbia Missourian

  4. Marijuana advocates in Missouri notched a small victory in 2014, when the state Legislature passed a law legalizing the production of hemp oils containing low levels of THC. The state ... FULL ARTICLE AT Kansas City The Pitch

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Epilepsy (from the Ancient Greek ἐπιληψία (epilēpsía) — "to seize") is a common chronic neurological disorder characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. These seizures are transient signs and/or symptoms of abnormal, excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. About 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, with almost 90% of these people being in developing countries. Epilepsy... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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