Epilepsy Drug Discovered in Fish Model Shows Promise in Small Pediatric Clinical Trial

NIH-funded research suggests zebrafish models may be efficient resource for identifying drugs for clinical use.

“Bench-to-bedside” describes research that has progressed from basic science in animal models that has led to therapies used in patients. Now, a study in the journal Brain describes what could be considered a direct “aquarium-to-bedside” approach, taking a drug discovered in a genetic zebrafish model of epilepsy and testing it, with promising results, in a small number of children with the disease.… Read full story

Attorney General DeWine Warns of Romance Scams on Facebook, Dating Websites

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—As Valentine’s Day approaches, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans that his office has received several recent reports of romance scams that started on Facebook or dating websites.

In the scam, a con artist creates a phony profile online, contacts a potential victim, and begins communicating with the person through messages or calls.… Read full story

Radar Update

 

 

A heavy band of snow moving through Lorain and Medina Counties with near white out conditions will move southeast across the Akron/Canton areas through midday. Additional accumulations of 1 to locally 3 inches are possible.

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Go Red For Women Event February 28

February is American Heart Month, and Knox Community Hospital invites women of the community to attend the annual Go Red for Women event on Tuesday, February 28 at the Center for Rehabilitation and Wellness from 11:30 am – 1 pm.

In coordination with the Center for Rehabilitation and Wellness at KCH, join us to see how easy it is to prepare heart healthy lunches and learn about the updated weight management program and setting goals for a healthier lifestyle.… Read full story