Initial Trial Data Looks Promising for a Potential Treatment for Rare Epilepsies
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Initial Trial Data Looks Promising for a Potential Treatment for Rare Epilepsies

According to a story from sectorpublishingintelligence.co.uk, the drug company Ovid Therapeutics Inc. has recently announced that the early data from its phase 2 clinical trial is mostly encouraging. This clinical…

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Come On Pharma: It’s Not That Much of a Sacrifice to Study One Rare Disease Pro-Bono

At the heart of rare disease treatments is research. Currently, 95% of all rare diseases still have no approved therapies. Although there has been an increased focus on rare diseases…

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Ganaxolone Shows Potential in Treating CDKL5 and Reveals Biomarker in PCDH19 Epilepsy
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Ganaxolone Shows Potential in Treating CDKL5 and Reveals Biomarker in PCDH19 Epilepsy

According to a story from globenewswire.com, the biopharmaceutical company Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., recently announced the presentation of Phase 2 clinical trial of the drug ganaxolone as a treatment for CDKL5…

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Iowa Doctors Hesitant to Certify Medical Cannabis Patients
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Iowa Doctors Hesitant to Certify Medical Cannabis Patients

According to the Des Moines Register, Iowa has a new medical marijuana program rolling out on December 1st, but many doctors in the state have reservations about enrolling patients. Iowa's…

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Three Planned Studies of an Experimental Drug to Treat Rare Epilepsies Have Been Announced
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Three Planned Studies of an Experimental Drug to Treat Rare Epilepsies Have Been Announced

The organisations Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and Ovid Therapeutics are collaborating over the development of the experimental drug TAK-935/OV935 as a possible treatment for several rare epilepsy syndromes. Takeda has just…

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Will the Case of Billy Caldwell Set a New Precedent for Medical Cannabis in the UK?
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Will the Case of Billy Caldwell Set a New Precedent for Medical Cannabis in the UK?

According to a story from uk.news.yahoo.com, when Billy Caldwell, age 12, and his mother returned from traveling to Canada, the Home Office initially confiscated a substance that had been the…

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Scottish Mother Prepares to Obtain Cannabidiol Oil For Her Son With Rare Epilepsy
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Scottish Mother Prepares to Obtain Cannabidiol Oil For Her Son With Rare Epilepsy

According to a story from edinburghnews.com, mother Karen Gray is about to seek access to cannabidiol oil for her five-year-old son, Murray, who has a rare type of epilepsy, Myoclonic Astatic…

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A Groundbreaking Marijuana-Derived Treatment is Getting Closer to FDA Approval for Treating Rare Forms of Epilepsy
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A Groundbreaking Marijuana-Derived Treatment is Getting Closer to FDA Approval for Treating Rare Forms of Epilepsy

According to a story from statnews.com, a drug derived from substances originating in the cannabis plant may be nearing approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The drug is…

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Delaying Epilepsy Onset in Young Children Could Improve Other Neurological Conditions
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Delaying Epilepsy Onset in Young Children Could Improve Other Neurological Conditions

Scientists are investigating whether delaying the onset of epilepsy in very young children could reduce or prevent other neurological conditions such as learning difficulties and autism, reports Medical Xpress. This…

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If Your Child Had a Status Epilepticus Situation, Would You Know?
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If Your Child Had a Status Epilepticus Situation, Would You Know?

Any parent watching their child have an epileptic seizure can tell you that even the shortest seizure seems to last forever. In the case of a seizure that goes on for…

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Is Marijuana the Future of Treatment for LGS and Other Epilepsies?
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Is Marijuana the Future of Treatment for LGS and Other Epilepsies?

Marijuana use is certainly controversial and a debated topic. But what's less debatable is the progress of the movement to legalize and embrace it American society - especially for medicinal use.…

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Can Medical Marijuana Help More Than Just Symptoms of Rare Disease?

By 2013, 17 states plus the territory of Washington, DC legalized or formed legislation around medical marijuana. A study by the University of Georgia suggests that this change caused about a…

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