NHS to give green light to ‘remarkable’ new epilepsy drug

A breakthrough new epilepsy drug that cuts seizure frequency by at least half is expected to receive the green light from the NHS. In some patients, the drug – called cenobamate – can even completely eliminate seizures, thereby transforming their quality of life. Around 17,000 patients with epilepsy could benefit …

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Lucy Mecklenburgh admits she ‘hates it’ as she was forced to give her son Roman lots of medicine

LUCY Mecklenburgh has opened up about the handful of daily medications she has to feed her firstborn after her terrifying fear of health. Former TOWIE star, 30, and fiance Ryan Thomas rushed to A&E earlier this year after finding their 20-month-old son “blue” in his cot – and he was …

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Stryper’s Michael Sweet to Undergo Emergency Eye Surgery for Retinal Detachment

STRITING leader michael sweet will have emergency surgery on his right eye for retinal detachment. Retinal detachment occurs when the retina separates from the back of the eye, causing loss of peripheral vision. Without immediate treatment, a retinal detachment can lead to complete loss of vision, according to Health Line. …

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Mikel Arteta improves at Klopp’s pace at Liverpool after unexpected indication of Arsenal performance – Bailey Keogh

Mikel Arteta has certainly had a performance roller coaster since joining Arsenal and it has been embodied this season. The Gunners started off terribly and found themselves at the bottom of the league, but after a good run of results the club are now two points away from second place. …

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Georgia could transfer hunger strike Saakashvili to military hospital

The Georgian government said on Friday it was open to transferring former leader Mikheil Saakashvili, who has been on hunger strike for 50 days, to a military hospital after medics warned he risked death in his current prison clinic. Thousands of Saakashvili supporters took to the streets on Friday evening, …

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New study shows that self-administered abortion with medication is safe and no less effective than medical abortion managed by a clinician in a clinical setting

The SAFE study shows that the efficacy of misoprostol alone regimens for medical abortion is higher than previously reported in clinical trials CAMBRIDGE, Mass., November 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Highlights of the SAFE study: Self-directed abortion (SMA) with medication is very safe and effective: Medicated SA is no …

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National Epilepsy Awareness Month: How a Hail Mary Diet Helped Our Daughter

For a parent, there is no feeling of helplessness. Early on January 21, 2020, I was doing a live report from Capitol Hill covering the impeachment trial of then President Donald Trump. Back home, about a mile and a half away, our 3 year old daughter, Kyla, fell from her …

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Immunology Benchmarking Study Captures Key Increases in FTEs by Indication in Europe

READING, Pa., November 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – PharmaForce International (PFI) recently completed a study comparing leading immunology sales and marketing organizations in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK. The report focuses on key companies promoting products in the fields of dermatology, rheumatology and gastroenterology throughout 2021. Since …

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Epilepsy and sleep problems predict hyperactivity in Norwegian Angelman

Epilepsy onset at an earlier age and sleep problems independently predicted increased hyperactivity in Norwegians with Angelman syndrome, one study found. “The results of this study may have potentially important implications for understanding the complex links between hyperactivity, sleep problems and early epilepsy in [Angelman syndrome]The scientists wrote. The study, …

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“This is my last option:” Ottawa woman with cystic fibrosis says insurance will not cover life-saving drugs

OTTAWA – A 23-year-old woman with cystic fibrosis from Ottawa says she needs life-saving medicine that costs $ 300,000 a year, but says her private insurance won’t pay for it. “I was basically told this was my last option,” says Sara Aldrich. Aldrich was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at a …

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