Epilepsy News Listing

Feb 16, 2018
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECoE) has announced its 2018 patient and caregiver webinar series. All webinars will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET (9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. PT). How to Access the...
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Feb 13, 2018
What is a PDFUA date? On December 28, 2017, a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date was released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Epidiolex®. Epidiolex is an investigational, plant-based purified cannabidiol (CBD) medication...
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Feb 13, 2018
What is status epilepticus? Status epilepticus (abbreviated to “SE”) is a state of sustained (longer than five minutes), self-sustaining seizures that can be associated with prolonged convulsions or a prolonged alteration in mental state and a...
Feb 12, 2018
Attention Adults Living with Epilepsy The Epilepsy Foundation is making some new videos and updating several educational programs with new footage of seizures. Seizure videos might be used in seizure recognition training programs, public education...
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Feb 11, 2018
Epilepsy Pipeline Community Day 2018 The Epilepsy Pipeline Community Day is coming up soon – February 24, 2018, in San Francisco! We will have two sessions focusing on journeys in epilepsy that will include the latest information about...

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