CBD-Based Treatment for Rare Childhood Epilepsies Gets Recommendation from NICE
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CBD-Based Treatment for Rare Childhood Epilepsies Gets Recommendation from NICE

According to a story from BioPortfolio, the biopharmaceutical company GW Pharmaceuticals plc recently announced that its medicine Epidyolex has earned recommendation from the UK National Institute for Health and Care…

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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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A Nasal Spray Has Just Become the First New Therapy Approved by the FDA for Cluster Seizures in 20 Years

Cluster Seizures Approximately 1/3 of all epilepsy patients live with uncontrolled seizures. Of these, around 150,000 in the United States alone  experience cluster seizures (otherwise known as acute-repetitive seizures, crescendo…

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A Recap on 2018: Record Number of Drugs Approved by the FDA for Rare Diseases

Each year the Food and Drug Administration approves dozens of new therapies to fulfill unmet needs for various patient populations. It's just been published that in 2018 they approved a…

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Two Phase 2 Clinical Studies of a Drug for Rare Epilepsies Have Been Initiated

Two Phase 2 clinical trials called ‘Elektra’ and ‘Arcade’ have been initiated. They will investigate the drug OV935/TAK-935 as a potential treatment for paediatric patients with rare epilepsies. For more…

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Takeda and Ovid Have Provided an Update on the Clinical Development Program for an Investigational Anti-Epileptic Drug
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Takeda and Ovid Have Provided an Update on the Clinical Development Program for an Investigational Anti-Epileptic Drug

  Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and Ovid Therapeutics have released an overview of the clinical development program for TAK-935/OV935, an investigational drug that is being developed as a potential anti-epileptic…

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ICYMI: LGS Foundation Press Release- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EPIDIOLEX®

BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 25, 2018 (LGS Foundation) – The LGS Foundation is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EPIDIOLEX® (cannabidiol / CBD) for the…

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First Drug Made From Cannabis Approved by the FDA For Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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First Drug Made From Cannabis Approved by the FDA For Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

According to a story from the Washington Post, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the approval of Epidiolex®, a solution whose active ingredient is a refined version…

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Mother’s Underground Marijuana Lab Leads to Legislative Change in Peru
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Mother’s Underground Marijuana Lab Leads to Legislative Change in Peru

The story starts in a Ana Alvarez's flat in Lima, Peru. Soon after, Ana will convert this apartment into a marijuana laboratory and underground medical center. The public will largely sympathize…

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