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Topiramate reduces drinking in patients committed to abstinence from alcohol

Topiramate reduces drinking in patients committed to abstinence from alcohol

UCSF-led study gathers data on safety, tolerability of purified cannabinoid for children with epilepsy

UCSF-led study gathers data on safety, tolerability of purified cannabinoid for children with epilepsy

Researchers suggest possible novel target for seizure-blocking medicines

Researchers suggest possible novel target for seizure-blocking medicines

Study shows direct link between metabolism in brain cells and ability to signal information

Study shows direct link between metabolism in brain cells and ability to signal information

Medicare seeks to tighten drug program rules to fight fraud

Medicare seeks to tighten drug program rules to fight fraud

Study shows VEEG telemetry monitoring with early cessation of AED therapy is safe, effective

Study shows VEEG telemetry monitoring with early cessation of AED therapy is safe, effective

Management of refractory convulsive status epilepticus varies at different medical centers

Management of refractory convulsive status epilepticus varies at different medical centers

Anti-epileptic drugs, bone loss and supplements

Anti-epileptic drugs, bone loss and supplements

GW Pharmaceuticals starts GWP42006 Phase 1 clinical trial for epilepsy treatment

GW Pharmaceuticals starts GWP42006 Phase 1 clinical trial for epilepsy treatment

Researchers identify first disease gene for idiopathic focal epilepsy in childhood

Researchers identify first disease gene for idiopathic focal epilepsy in childhood

Epigenetic changes induced by ADO therapy prevent epilepsy progression

Epigenetic changes induced by ADO therapy prevent epilepsy progression

NIH awards $1.7M grant to develop effective treatments for brain disorders

NIH awards $1.7M grant to develop effective treatments for brain disorders

Study supports topiramate as promising medication to treat addiction

Study supports topiramate as promising medication to treat addiction

Nimodipine reduces febrile seizures

Nimodipine reduces febrile seizures

Nearly 1/10 stroke patients suffer from chronic and debilitating pain

Nearly 1/10 stroke patients suffer from chronic and debilitating pain

Peripheral neuropathic pain patch treatments: an interview with Anne Hodgkins, Astellas Pharma

Peripheral neuropathic pain patch treatments: an interview with Anne Hodgkins, Astellas Pharma

Restless legs syndrome and insomnia: a possible explanation

Restless legs syndrome and insomnia: a possible explanation

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience gets grant for research into neurological disorders

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience gets grant for research into neurological disorders

Valproate, pregnancy and IQ: an interview with Professor Kimford Meador

Valproate, pregnancy and IQ: an interview with Professor Kimford Meador

Merck’s resubmission of the NDA for suggammadex sodium injection accepted for review by the FDA

Merck’s resubmission of the NDA for suggammadex sodium injection accepted for review by the FDA