Epilepsy

Friends cross the Channel to raise funds for Epilepsy Action

When he was just two years old, parents Adam and Vicki Keville learned he had a chromosomal deletion, which included Potocki Shaffer syndrome. The family found themselves sitting in front of a Bristol geneticist and a detailed medical report from American doctors, with a terrifying diagnostic checklist of many possible …

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Epilepsy Scotland: charity launches wellness program

CHARITY Epilepsy Scotland is working with the Prince’s Foundation to offer a six-week online wellness program to help people with neurological disorders. The program will offer one 90 minute session per week. It is intended for adults with epilepsy and adult family members of people with epilepsy. The program will …

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Trademark Protection for CBD Supplements | Steptoe & Johnson SARL

There are over 2,000 federal trademark applications pending for supplements containing cannabidiol (“CBD”). None of these requests is liable to be the subject of registration under the legislation in force. Since the game-changing Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decision last summer in In re Stanley Brothers Social Enterprises, LLC, 2020 …

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Wyoming Medical Cannabis Supporters Launch Voting Initiatives

EVANSTON, Wyoming – After the Wyoming state legislature refused to introduce a bill to legalize medical cannabis this year, advocates are turning to voters with a pair of voting initiatives for 2022. “It was worth debating. And since they haven’t debated it? We’ll leave it to the people of Wyoming,” …

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Q-State Biosciences Announces Presentation at XVI Symposium on Trials of Antiepileptic Drugs and Devices | Business

CAMBRIDGE, Mass .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – June 9, 2021– Q-State Biosciences (“Q-State”), a discovery and therapy technology company that develops programs for the treatment of epilepsy, pain and other central nervous system disorders, today announced that the company will present at the next 2021 Antiepileptic Drug and Device Trials (AEDD) …

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Former NFL player climbs Mount Everest while blind

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (KMVT / KSVT) – A local resident has returned home after climbing Mount Everest. With this feat, Mark Pattison became just the second NFL player to climb the Seven Summits, or the highest peaks of each continent. May 23, 2021 will be a day Pattison will never …

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Zogenix opens photo contest to benefit Dravet advocacy groups

Biopharmaceutical company Zogenix launches photo-sharing campaign and community competition on Dravet syndrome to benefit the Dravet Syndrome Foundation and the Epilepsy Foundation. American families of Dravet patients whose seizures are treated with Fintepla (fenfluramine) – an adjunct therapy developed by Zogenix – may enter the Fintepla photo diary competition before …

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