June 2018

Updated 11 hours ago At 3 months old, Marissa Parsons began having frequent seizures, some lasting a half-hour. For almost two decades, her desperate parents tried drug after drug to treat her rare type of childhood epilepsy, but the medications mostly produced side effects — pancreatitis, hives and extreme drowsiness — and she was frequently […]

Twelve new drugs targeting a broad spectrum of indications are predicted to achieve blockbuster status by 2022, according to the newly released 2018 edition of Drugs to Watch, the annual industry forecast and analysis from Clarivate Analytics. Emanating from the pipelines of global pharma giants like Novartis, Johnson Johnson and Pfizer, as well companies such […]

Marissa Parsons and her family visit the Grand Canyon in 2016. (Ronda Parsons) At 3 months old, Marissa Parsons began having frequent seizures, some lasting a half-hour. For almost two decades, her desperate parents tried drug after drug to treat her rare type of childhood epilepsy, but the medications mostly produced side effects — pancreatitis, […]

Marissa Parsons and her family visit the Grand Canyon in 2016. (Ronda Parsons) At 3 months old, Marissa Parsons began having frequent seizures, some lasting a half-hour. For almost two decades, her desperate parents tried drug after drug to treat her rare type of childhood epilepsy, but the medications mostly produced side effects — pancreatitis, […]

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His product was called Preleve, an herbal blend that included curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric and a natural anti-inflammatory. The key factor was making sure the herb was pure and water-soluble, so it could be efficiently absorbed by humans. “You can take curcumin all day long,” says Martin. “But unless you have a good […]

There is currently no effective treatment for atopic dermatitis and Botanix claims its BTX 1204 has strong potential. Medical dermatology company Botanix Pharmaceuticals (ASX: BOT) has raised A$8 million through an oversubscribed placement to professional, institutional and sophisticated investors across Australia and Asia. The raising comes at a critical juncture in the company’s development as it looks […]

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of death worldwide in individuals under the age of 45. Triggered by concussions from car accidents, falls, violent contact sports, explosives or by gunshot and stab wounds, TBI affects 1.7 million Americans annually. It is the most commonly identified cause of epilepsy among adults. The social […]

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CBD Application: Migraines Anyone who has been through a period of frequent migraine headaches can attest to the hell that characterizes this affliction. First off, it is important to understand that, on the one hand, there are headaches of various kinds (tension, sinus, throbs and the like). And, on the other hand, and in a […]

Cannabidiol was shown in a new large-scale, randomised, controlled trial to significantly reduce the number of dangerous seizures in patients with a severe form of epilepsy… Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound derived from the cannabis plant that does not produce a “high” and has been an increasing focus of medical research, was shown in a new […]