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Study: Medical Marijuana May Help Children With Severe Epilepsy

A study from New York University suggests a liquid form of medical marijuana could someday benefit kids with epilepsy who haven’t responded to other treatments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2015

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Henry Ford Hospital Performs First Minimally Invasive Laser Brain Surgeries in Michigan

Surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital have performed the first two minimally invasive laser brain surgeries in Michigan — one for epilepsy and one to treat a brain tumor. And in both cases the patients went home the day after the procedure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

Henry Ford Epilepsy Center

Henry Ford Hospital First In Michigan With New Electric Epilepsy Treatment

Henry Ford Hospital announced Wednesday that it’s the first in Michigan to offer a new technique of electrical stimulation of the brain for epileptic seizures previously thought to be untreatable.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2013

New study about diagnosis of childhood depression from scientists at WSU. (File Photo)

Wayne State Studies Offer Hope For Epilepsy, Behavioral Disorders

Three studies conducted as part of Wayne State University’s Systems Biology of Epilepsy Project (SBEP) could result in new types of treatment for the disease and, perhaps, for behavioral disorders as well.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

Doctor Accused Of Poor Work Makes Deal With State

A Detroit-area doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy in hundreds of children has agreed to pay a $10,000 penalty and have his future work reviewed by another doctor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2012

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Wayne State To Conduct Childhood Epilepsy Training In Africa

A Wayne State University School of Medicine physician and researcher will convene a vital training workshop on childhood epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa next month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

Marion Clignet powers through the women's points race event of the 2000 World Track Cycling Championships in Manchester 26 October 2000. (JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Wellness & Epilepsy Conference’ This Weekend

Olympic Cyclist, Marion Clignet is Keynote Speaker for the conference at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2011

Report: Doc Misdiagnosed Hundreds To Boost Pay

Dearborn (WWJ)  — Some shocking allegations against a local doctor this morning. A lawsuit has been filed claiming that Yassar Awaad — a doctor at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn —  falsely diagnosed hundreds of local […]