Tag Archives: Epilepsy treatment

Cure for Epilepsy

I watched a segment from ’60 minutes’ last evening.. a wealthy couple in Australia have donated $34 million to Medicinal Cannabis research. Their grand-daughter has ‘Dravet syndrome’ (severe Epilepsy). They showed footage of them walking in a whole field of … Continue reading

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Epidiolex trial

I read that the NSW Govt. Australia, has approved a trial of Epidiolex (CBD Cannabis drug).. to be administered to children with severe Epilepsy at Sydney Children’s hospital. The report states: ‘NSW children suffering severe, debilitating and treatment-resistant epilepsy will … Continue reading

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Positive Medicinal outcome

I read that a UK Cannabis Pharmaceutical research company, has successfully treated children suffering ‘Dravet syndrome’/epilepsy.. with a new high content CBD (cannabidiol) extract called : ‘Epidiolex’. This is one of the drugs that was discussed (but ruled out) to … Continue reading

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Medicinal trial

I read that the young man (Alex Renton), who was placed in an induced coma due to epileptic seizures, (that were not responding to ‘standard treatments’).. has now started receiving CBD oil (cannabinoids) as a ‘last resort’. This sounds like … Continue reading

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Medicinal SHAME

I read that a NZ teenage boy is lying in an induced coma for nearly 2 months. He apparently has been diagnosed with severe epileptic seizures. So far the current treatments are failing to work. The option the family are … Continue reading

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Mixed messages from Australia

I have read a few news items from Australia, on Medicinal Cannabis law reform initiatives : 1) the state of New South Wales (NSW) is set to run clinical trials. This could then lead onto law reform to allow Medicinal … Continue reading

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Medical update

I just watched a current affairs program.. medicinal cannabis update. A family in NZ are part of a trial, to have ‘sativex’ (cannabis sativa extract) prescribed to treat the symptoms of their daughters severe epilepsy (Dravet Syndrome). The report stated … Continue reading

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