Tag : epilepsy

Puerto Rico Battles Zika Virus

Health  5 December '16

Birth Defects, Epilepsy Drug Links: Study Reveals Pregnant Women Taking Epilepsy Drug Increase Birth Defect Risks

The findings of the new research supports previous studies that have emphasized on the dangers of taking the medication while the mom is with child.

Marijuana Grow Near Albany For State's Legal Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Health/Nutrition  25 October '16

North Dakota On Their Stand In Medical Marijuana; Know The Benefits Of Weed

North Dakota is about to decided whether they are pro-weed or not.

Activists Ptotest Crackdown On Medical Marijuana In San Francisco

Autism  30 September '16

Medical Marijuana As Autism Treatment? Texas Lawmakers Urged To Expand Cannabis Usage Beyond Intractable Epilepsy

Texas lawmakers are being urged to expand the Compassionate Use Act for other medical conditions such as autism. Medical marijuana involves using the whole unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat or manage a disease and its symptoms.

Rand Paul, Cory Booker, And Kristen Gillibrand Discuss Medical Marijuana Bill

Health  27 July '16

Medical Marijuana News: Children With Epilepsy In Victoria Can Access Medical Marijuana by 2017

Children with epilepsy in Victoria, Australia were given access to medical marijuana which would take effect by 2017.

First Day Of Crufts 2015

Body  12 July '16

Dogs and Diabetes: Trained Dogs Use Their Excellent Sense Of Smell To Detect Diabetes In People’s Breath

Dogs are indeed man's best friend. Aside from being a loyal companion, dogs can also help their owners monitor their health conditions like type 1 diabetes and seizures.

David & Samantha Cameron Visit Special Needs Project In London

Autism  20 June '16

Autism Can Be Inherited From Relatives With Epilepsy, Study Shows

Children with autism spectrum disorder can possibly inherit the condition even from relatives with epilepsy.

Genetic Factors Causing Severe Epilepsy Identified

SPED Kids  20 June '16

Children with the Epilepsy disorder can become more confident under trained camp counselors

This summer , a summer camp for children with epilepsy is set to open in Oregon.

Los Angeles To Not Enforce Ban On Marijuana Dispensaries

Politics  8 June '16

What To Expect Now That Ohio Gov. John Kasich Signed Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill Into Law

Ohio's medical marijuana program will cover illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, ALS, cancer, Alzheimer's, epilepsy and Tourette's syndrome. The bill will take effect in three months.

The Final Weekend Before Pubs And Clubs Can Apply For Extended Licences

Body  10 May '16

Excessive Alcohol Intake: 5 Dangerous Effects Of Chronic Heavy Drinking

Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol for long periods of time can lead to both mental and physical disorders.

Home Health Provider Aids Needy As Supreme Court Debates Healthcare Reform Law

News  6 April '16

Study: People With Type-1 Diabetes Are More At Risk Of Developing Epilepsy

A recent study states that people with type-1 diabetes suffering from hypoglycemia are more at risk for epilepsy than those who have type-1 diabetes without hypoglycemia.

Medical Marijuana Bill

Health/Nutrition  25 March '16

New Marijuana Drug Reduces Seizures By 39% According To Study; Shares Of Drug Soars

A new marijuana-derived drug called Epidiolex is known to reduce epileptic seizures by 39 percent which made its company manufacturer double its shares.

clerk catches the baby

News  22 March '16

Right Place at the Right Time: Store Clerk Grabs Baby Just Seconds Before Young Mother Falls to the Ground

A surveillance camera video recorded the incident of a convenience store clerk catching a baby seconds before the young mother had an epileptic episode.

Cindymae and Sushan Meehan

News  17 March '16

Marijuana News Update: Teen With Severe Epilepsy Who Sought Medical Marijuana Died

Cyndimae Meehan died while battling for medical marijuana legalization for pediatric patients.

Cannabis plant

Health/Nutrition  16 March '16

Cannabis Drug Proves a Success in Treating Epilepsy

GW Pharma reported that its cannabis drug, Epidiolex, can reduce the number of seizures in patients with epilepsy.

The Smiths

Health/Nutrition  8 June '15

Parents from Virginia Call for Cannabis Legalization For Epileptic Daughter

Parents from Virginia found a sense of hope in medicinal marijuana to help their child with epilepsy. They are lobbying the legislature of legalizing Cannabis in the state.

Medical Marijuana crop.

Health/Nutrition  24 April '15

Medical Marijuana Access: Reason for 4-Year Old Daughter from Wisconsin Family to Relocate to Colorado?

Medical Marijuana is of urgent necessity to the health of a little girl in Wisconsin. So much so that her family is willing to move to Colorado to access the controversial drug, according to Yahoo! Parenting.

Seven Year-Old Boy Suffers from Epilepsy Drug Reaction that Makes Skin Shed Like a Snake

Health/Nutrition  31 December '13

Seven Year-Old Boy Suffers from Epilepsy Drug Reaction that Makes Skin Shed Like a Snake

A seven-year old boy has been suffering from epilepsy drug reaction that causes his skin to shed like a snake, according to the Daily Mail.


Health/Nutrition  5 November '13

Popular Epilepsy Drug Helps Alcoholics Quit: Study

The generic drug gabapentin, which is already widely prescribed for epilepsy and some kinds of pain, appears to be safe and effective in the treatment of alcohol dependence, according to a study conducted by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI).

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