Topic: epilepsy

Embrace

The Embrace seizure-detecting wearable

With more than 3,000 people with epilepsy in the U.S. dying unexpectedly each year, a spinout of the MIT Media Lab has developed a watch-sized wearable device that can automatically summon help from family members and caregivers in the event of a convulsive seizure.
blue illustration of neurons

27. Diacomit

The anticonvulsant approved to treat seizures in Dravet syndrome patients older than age two will launch in the U.S. January 2019.
GW Pharma growing area for CBD Epidiolex

16. Epidiolex

With a nod for two rare forms of epilepsy, GW Pharma’s Epidiolex became the first cannabis-based prescription medicine in the U.S.