National Epilepsy News

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March 30th
Taking a “Selfie” Could Trigger Seizure-Like Activity in the Brain, Case Study SuggestsEpilepsy Research UKWhile conducting a routine assessment of epilepsy in young people with electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring, the researchers noticed tw…
March 30th
Uniontown Herald StandardGirl's best friend: Seizure alert dog benefits Clarksville girl with epilepsyUniontown Herald StandardStormy Richter, daughter of Ashly Rice, has been battling with epilepsy and has endured many seizures for most of her life; but …
March 28th
The Straits TimesMan had epileptic seizure while swimming and drownedThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE - He had epilepsy since childhood and suffered from two to three seizures a month. Because of this, his family members repeatedly warned him against taking par…
March 27th
Stuff.co.nzBarber shop donates profits to epilepsy campaign after child dies of seizureStuff.co.nzBy the time Emily turned seven, the little girl would experience the five different types of seizures, Ashton said. "The doctors had her hooked up for 21 hou…
March 27th
National Post'Selfie epilepsy': Teenage patient's reaction suggests new risk of iPhone photosNational PostBut then doctors noticed two sudden “bursts” of activity on the brain monitor typically associated with epileptic seizures. What the vide…
March 26th
MetroPurple Day and epilepsy: How I helped care for my sister and grandmaMetroI saw my grandma have big seizures, known as grand mal seizures and I saw my sister have febrile convulsions. Today is Purple Day – a day that raises awareness of epilepsy…
March 24th
Boy's giggle fits turned out to be rare form of epileptic seizures - ABC ...ABC NewsFor years, Justin Cho's family thought they simply had a happy kid who liked to laugh, even when nothing funny happened. "Ever since he was an infant he ...and more&n…
March 21st
Epilepsy News TodayNew Epilepsy Seizure Classification System Could Help with ...Epilepsy News TodayRead about a new seizure classification system that should help doctors and epilepsy patients make more informed treatment decisions.and more »
March 20th
TechRepublicMaryland man uses Twitter to cause epileptic writer to have a seizure, leading to FBI arrestTechRepublicOn Friday, the FBI arrested a man who allegedly tweeted a seizure-inducing strobe light at Vanity Fair contributing editor Kurt Eichenwald,…
March 18th
fox8.comFBI: Man sends tweet causing journalist to have epileptic seizurefox8.comMARYLAND — A Maryland man was arrested Friday and charged with cyberstalking after allegedly tweeting an animated strobe image to a journalist with epilepsy. The flashi…

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