THE mother of a boy who suffers up to 300 seizures a day fears her son may be forced to have surgery because she cannot get medical cannabis for him. Oscar Smith, five, suffers from myoclonic astatic epilepsy, a rare form of the illness known as Doose Syndrome, which is very hard to control.
He has been on a range of medications with some having side effects but nothing has worked. His mother Emma, 34, says she wants him to be able to try epidiolex, a form of cannabidiol – the plant’s extract – which has a low level of THC, the main mindaltering ingredient. Some other children in […]
MPs have blasted UK cannabis laws as “inconceivable” amid claims that a 12-year-old boy with epilepsy is facing a “crisis” after running out of his medical supply following his GP’s refusal to renew his prescription. A string of MPs and doctors are calling for urgent reform after Billy Caldwell suffered his first seizure in 300 […]
Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 14:34 Edited time: 7 Nov, 2017 15:04 A man in Russia’s Urals with mental health issues brutally murdered two women, then had an epileptic fit and died, police have said. A video released by local media shows the suspect attacking a passing car with a knife. The incident took place […]
WOMEN who are overweight when they conceive are more likely to have epileptic children, according to new research. Daily Express :: Health Feed