Medicinal cannabis is authorized in Britain for children with epilepsy

November 27, 2021 IN 2018 ON The suffering of 12-year-old Billy Caldwell, a teenager with epilepsy, has forced the government to license medical cannabis. His seizures were checked with a pharmaceutical grade oil from Canada. This set a de facto precedent. In July of the same year, cannabis products were …

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NDLEA intercepts 2.7 billion naira at Abuja airport

The Nigerian Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday announced the seizure of cocaine worth 2.7 billion naira at Abuja International Airport. Femi Babafemi, Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA made the announcement in a statement. According to him, “A 32-year-old Liberian-based drug trafficker Maduabuchi Chinedu was arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe International …

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New drug therapies must be part of the conversation around diabetes, says Netcare doctor Alberlito

Very often, the conversation around type 2 diabetes centers on the impact of lifestyle choices. While the importance of this factor cannot be underestimated, specialists stress the need to be aware of the many advances in drugs, which can dramatically improve outcomes for diabetic patients. Speaking on World Diabetes Day …

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Bringing China and the Gulf countries closer to Syria

China realizes that the Syrian regime needs it and is therefore counting on it to achieve its political and economic goals in the Levant region, including the accumulation of regional influence at the expense of the United States of America. Thus, China can achieve its objectives in the Middle East …

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PharmaTher Applies For Orphan Drug Designation From FDA For

Adds to PharmaTher’s existing FDA orphan drug portfolio for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Strengthens commitment to treating rare and life-threatening diseases with ketamine TORONTO, November 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – PharmaTher Holdings Ltd. (the “Company” or “PharmaTher”) (OTCQB: PHRRF) (CSE: PHRM), a clinical-stage psychedelic biotechnology company, …

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Epilepsy Awareness Month: The Cameron Boyce Foundation | GMA-ABC – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Epilepsy Awareness Month: The Cameron Boyce Foundation – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. How the family of late actor Cameron Boyce …

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Jury holds pharmacies accountable for role in opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (AP) – Pharmacies CVS, Walgreens and Walmart recklessly distributed massive amounts of pain relievers in two Ohio counties, a federal jury said on Tuesday in a verdict that could set the tone for city and county governments Americans who want to hold pharmacies accountable for their roles in the …

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Hohenloher Landschwein – Lexology

In a recently published judgment, the Federal Court of Justice ruled on the relationship between the protection of geographical indications as collective marks under the Trademark Law on the one hand, and the protection of geographical indications and designations of ‘origin under the regulation on quality systems for agricultural products …

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11 common myths about epilepsy busted

Despite scientific advances, it is unfortunate that even today there are fears, misunderstandings, discrimination and social stigma surrounding a person with epilepsy. So, we contacted Dr. Nirmala Lahoti, general practitioner at Practice, and asked him to shatter some common myths related to epilepsy. Read on to find out everything she …

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‘Hands off the insulin supply’: Schumer tells GOP not to tamper with affordable diabetic drug plan in Build Back Better program

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer blasted Republicans on Sunday for considering cutting supplies of affordable insulin for diabetics as the Senate begins to consider, and …

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A sign for ’22: Zverev dominates to win ATP Finals trophy

TURIN, Italy (AP) – If Alexander Zverev’s performance this weekend is any indication, a lot can be expected from Germany’s third place in 2022. Zverev beat the top two players in consecutive matches to win his second title in the ATP final. TURIN, Italy (AP) – If Alexander Zverev’s performance …

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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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High cholesterol: signs on your toes and fingers that the levels are dangerously high

Dr Rahul Agrawal stressed that “everyone needs to watch their cholesterol levels”. Although the disease is usually asymptomatic, one should be aware of “certain sets of physical symptoms”. The warning sign of high cholesterol can include sore fingers and toes. Such a sensation could be the direct result of a …

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UK children face loss of life-changing cannabis drug

At least a dozen children in the UK are facing the loss of the cannabis drugs used to treat their life-threatening health conditions, leaving their parents to scramble to find a new doctor who will write prescriptions to keep their children desire. Three years ago, British Home Secretary Sajid Javid …

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Why a Mozart sonata surprised epilepsy researchers at Dartmouth

Dartmouth Researchers explore why Mozart’s Sonata for two pianos in D major decreases abnormal epileptic activity in the brain. “There have been intermittent reports as well as small studies suggesting that this Mozart sonata has a positive effect on seizures in patients.” says Dr Barbara Jobst, director of the epilepsy …

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The 4 drugs you should never drink alcohol with

As the temperature drops and winter arrives, many of us will experience coughs and colds. But we also want to socialize with our friends and family, which can also mean drinking alcohol. 1 Mixing alcohol with drugs can be a dangerous combination, here expert reveals dos and don’tsCredit: Getty If …

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13 myths about lung cancer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2018 there were 218,520 new cases of lung cancer and 142,080 related deaths in the United States. Globally, in 2020, lung cancer was the second most common cancer after breast cancer, with 2.21 million case. He was responsible for …

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Biosimilars Market by Product, Indication and Region

DUBLIN, November 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Global Biosimilars Market by Product (Monoclonal Antibodies (infliximab, Rituximab, Trastuzumab), Insulin, Interferon, Etanercept, Glucagon, Calcitonin), Indication (Oncology, Chronic Disease, Blood Disorder, Autoimmune Disease), Region – Forecast Until in 2026 “ report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets logo The …

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Predicting seizures with devices worn on the wrist p

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Despite medications, surgery and neurostimulation devices, many people with epilepsy continue to have seizures. The unpredictable nature of seizures is severely limiting. If seizures could be reliably predicted, people with epilepsy could change their activities, take a fast-acting medication, or increase their neurostimulator to prevent a seizure …

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Candlelight vigil for Andrew Russell, 21, in FW, TX

Friends and relatives hugged Cynthia Williams ahead of the candlelight vigil for her son, Andrew Russell, 21, on Friday. Russell, who suffered from epilepsy and frequent seizures, was gunned down Monday morning after knocking on a neighbor’s door. In an interview with KDFW-TV earlier in the week, Williams said Russell …

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Excellent results of epilepsy surgery in babies under 3 months

Newswise – Epilepsy surgery in infants under 3 months of age is safe and effective, according to multinational, multicenter study published in the journal Epilepsy. The study found that surgery can stop seizures and reduce the need for medication in babies with drug-resistant epilepsy and epileptic encephalopathy. The authors caution, …

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reMYND and US Epilepsy Screening Program NINDS (ETSP) Begin Collaboration on Epilepsy Program

Press release reMYND and the we ORNDS Epilepsy Therapeutic Screening Program (ETSP) to start collaborateto on the epilepsy program Leuven Belgium, November 4 2021: reMYND NV, a clinical-stage company developing innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, epilepsy and other diseases caused by cellular dysfunction, today announces the acceptance of ReS3-T, …

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Dravet, others raise awareness of epilepsy in November

Wearing purple clothes and sharing personal stories, supporters observe National Epilepsy Awareness Month in November to draw attention to epilepsy and associated disorders, such as Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndromes. More than 65 million people around the world live with a central nervous system disorder. A third of them have uncontrollable …

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What self-administered medical abortion really looks like

In April, the FDA relaxed its regulations to allow people to access abortion pills by mail (although they still need a telemedicine visit) during the COVID pandemic, allowing some self-administered abortions. Vogue teens spoke to a young woman who, due to various factors, decided to manage her abortion on her …

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LianBio announces the price of its initial public offering

SHANGHAI, China and PRINCETON, NJ, October 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – LianBio, a biotechnology company dedicated to delivering innovative medicines to patients in China and other major Asian markets, today announced the award of its initial public offering of 20,312,500 US Depositary Shares (“ADS”) at a public offering price of …

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Ongoing Medical Problems Test Local Girls’ Minds | New

THEly Muchow is barely out of her first decade on earth, but she feels depressed like a disease she’s been battling since she was barely a year old, stubbornly clings to. Lily, who will be 11 in March, suffers from epilepsy. In recent months, her seizures have increased, despite medications …

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Wizards Hot Start Benchmarks and Indicators

The Wizards are 4-1 and are enjoying their best start in seven seasons. Important note: Every statistical data point should be viewed with a skeptical eye. Sample sizes are tiny and can fluctuate wildly as teams play more games. What we’re looking for now are pointers and benchmarks – guidance …

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Amazon has massive stake in Rivian, SEC says

Ecommerce powerhouse Amazon has disclosed a 20% stake in Rivian, an electric vehicle company in Normal, Ill., An SEC filing reveals. Amazon filed a Document 10-Q with the SEC earlier today, which summarized the company’s financial situation and data at the end of Q3 2021. In the filing, Amazon said …

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Initiating Drugs for Opioid Use Disorders Via Telemedicine During COVID-19: Implications for Proposed Reforms to Law Ryan Haight

This article was originally published here J Gen Med Intern. October 28, 2021. doi: 10.1007 / s11606-021-07174-w. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The Ryan Haight Act generally requires that a clinician make an in-person visit before prescribing a drug for opioid use disorder (OUD). This requirement has hampered the …

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Brain Cancer Surgery: From Procedure to Cure

One of the most common treatments for brain cancer is surgery. The goal of surgery is usually to remove as much of the tumor as possible without damaging healthy brain tissue. Removing the tumor helps relieve your brain and may help relieve your symptoms. Radiation therapy or chemotherapy is often …

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Patient-derived cancer model for plinabulin monotherapy supports treatment of SCLC

Preclinical data from patient-derived cancer models (PDX) presented at the AACR-NCI-EORTC 2021 International Virtual Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, held October 7-10, 2021, supports the use of plinabulin (formerly NPI-2358; Beyond Spring Pharmaceuticals), a vascular disrupting agent (VDA) against tubulin depolymerization with IC50 9.8 ~ 18 nM in …

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BMS buyout rumors drive Canadian Biopharma shares soar

Rumors of acquisition of major pharmaceutical company have pushed up Canadian stock prices Pharmaceutical Aurinia. Bristol Myers Squibb is reportedly courting biopharma to strike a buyout deal. Bristol Myers recently ran for Acceleron Pharma and its promising pulmonary arterial hypertension drug, but was beaten by Merck in an $ 11.5 …

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Flavored Veterinary Drugs Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, United States, – The Flavored Veterinary Drugs Market The report focuses on economic developments and consumer spending trends in different countries for the forecast period 2021 to 2028. The research further reveals which countries and regions will have a better reputation in the coming years. Apart from this, …

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Colorado Teen Chess Tournament

through: Evan kruegel, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Oct 23, 2021 / 12:27 PM EDT / Update: Oct 23, 2021 / 12:27 PM EDT DENVER (KDVR) – A Colorado teenager became one of the youngest in state history to win the Blitz Chess Championship, beating dozens of adults for the top …

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How temperature affects tire inflation

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) – If you were to go anywhere today, you may have noticed that the tire pressure light came on this morning. There’s a good reason for this, and it doesn’t have to be an air leak. Reading your tire’s air pressure can be a good indication …

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Increased awareness can save lives

Sudden cardiac arrest is the sudden onset of a dangerous heartbeat or the complete loss of a heartbeat – a condition requiring immediate medical attention. More than 360,000 cardiac arrests occur each year outside of a hospital in the United States, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Cardiac arrest …

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OncoSec provides commercial update

Posted: October 20, 2021 at 3:02 p.m. CDT|Update: 13 minutes ago Pennington, New Jersey and SAN DIEGO, 20 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – OncoSec Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ: ONCS) (the “Company” or “OncoSec”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of intratumoral cytokine-based immunotherapies to stimulate the body’s immune …

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XENE Stock is back on your radar with new clinical results

Biopharmaceutical company specializing in neurology Xenon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:XENE) does not have a giant market capitalization, but offers ambitious clinical programs. When it comes to XENE stock, the stock price has drifted sideways for a long time – but now the trajectory is definitely on the upside. Source: luchschenF / Shutterstock.com …

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ADHD Online Now Offers Medication Management In Vermont

In addition to the group’s comprehensive ADHD telehealth assessment, Vermonters can now make full use of ADHD Online’s patient-centered treatment. Posted: October 19, 2021 at 12:53 p.m. MDT|Update: 1 hour ago GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan., October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – ADHD Online, a leader in telehealth diagnosis and treatment …

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Mozart Sonata Help Relieve Epilepsy, Researchers Find

Photo: CREATIVEMARC / DepositPhotos Mozart is an 18th-century Austrian classical composer, perhaps even the most famous composer of all time. Child prodigy, he stunned musical circles; and as a young man he created stimulating works which are still played by orchestras today. Although he died quite young at only 35, …

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The Potential Roles of Pharmacy Drug Sales Data in Increasing Syndromic Surveillance System in Response to COVID-19 and Preparing for Other Future Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases in Indonesia

This article was originally published here Int J Health Plann Manage. October 15, 2021. doi: 10.1002 / hpm.3356. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Indonesia faces a continuing threat of communicable disease outbreaks. The current outbreak of COVID-19, the previous one of SARS and many other infectious epidemics encountered in …

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De novo non-convulsive status epilepticus in hospitalized adult patients without known epilepsy: analysis of factors related to mortality and review of the literature

This article was originally published here PLoS One. 2021 Oct 15; 16 (10): e0258602. doi: 10.1371 / journal.pone.0258602. Electronic collection 2021. ABSTRACT Background: Non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) often goes unnoticed and is not easily detected in patients with decreased level of consciousness, especially in older patients. In this sense, the …

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Customers frustrated with drug wait times

October 15 – SOUTH INDIANA – Dozens of southern Indiana residents report much longer than usual wait times for drugs in recent months, especially at large drugstore chains in the area . While it is not clear whether the shortage of workers or the supply issues wreaking havoc nationwide due …

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Clinical challenges: when to add immunotherapy in breast cancer

For patients with breast cancer, current indications for immune checkpoint inhibitors (IBIs) are generally limited to triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), both in the early high-risk stages or in the advanced setting of tumors with certain levels of PD-L1 expression. However, researchers are seeking to broaden the indications, particularly in …

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CDE approved IND application to study the combination of APL-1202 from Asieris and Tislelizumab from BeiGene as a neoadjuvant therapy for patients with MIBC

Posted: October 13, 2021 at 3:47 a.m. EDT|Update: 2 hours ago SHANGHAI, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Asieris Pharmaceuticals (Asieris) today announced that the Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) NMPA has approved the application of an investigational new drug (IND) of oral APL-1202 in combination with tislelizumab from …

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