Epilepsy

Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound derived from the cannabis plant that does not produce a ‘high,’ was shown in a new large-scale, randomized, controlled trial to significantly reduce the number of dangerous seizures in patients with a severe form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This study also is the first to offer information on cannabidiol dosing(…)

Harrison Ford Reveals Daughter Georgia Has Epilepsy: Disease ‘Can Be Devastating’

Speaking from the heart. Harrison Ford shed his tough-guy exterior as he came close to tears while attending an event in support of epilepsy research in NYC on Monday, March 7. The reason? His daughter, Georgia. The Star Wars actor revealed at the NYU Langone Medical Center's Find a Cure for Epile… This article originally(…)