National Epilepsy News

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October 24th
The Times, Trenton - NJ.com'Walking Dead' star, singer Emily Kinney joins others in N.J. to spread ...The Times, Trenton - NJ.comCarolina Miller suffered sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) which, along with prolonged seizures and other seizure-re…
October 23rd
Seizures trigger autism-like behaviors in miceSFARI NewsMice with an extra copy of the autism-linked gene UBE3A develop abnormal social behaviors after experiencing recurrent seizures. The findings, presented Tuesday at the Autism Consortium Research Symp…
October 22nd
The IndependentPolice under investigation for 'restraining man having epileptic seizure' who ...The IndependentThe police watchdog would not confirm that the man was having an epileptic seizure or what method of restraint was used, but said he was restrai…
October 22nd
BBC News'Offensive' name of epilepsy clinics is changedBBC NewsThe name of some clinics for people with epilepsy has been changed following a complaint it was offensive. First Fit clinics in Lincolnshire have been re-named First Seizure, following a reque…
October 15th
Juvenile status epilepticus 'can increase risk of seizures in adulthood'Epilepsy Research UKSingle episodes of juvenile status epilepticus can help to reduce the threshold to adult seizures in various ways, according to new research. Carried out by the Un…
October 13th
New seizure prediction model for critically ill children developedEpilepsy Research UKA new study has demonstrated the potential effectiveness of a promising analytical model that could be used to predict seizures among encephalopathic critically ill chil…
October 8th
wtvr.comNew Kent mom's warning for parents: Classroom tool caused my son's seizureswtvr.comNEW KENT COUNTY, Va. — A New Kent County mother says the electronic whiteboard in her child's classroom is giving her son seizures. “Promethean” o…
October 8th
ScicastsUSC researchers develop new methods to advance study of human brains ...News-Medical.netEpilepsy is a neurological condition that causes repeated seizures that are sometimes contained within the hippocampal regions of the brain. The human brain co…
September 30th
ABC OnlineMedicinal cannabis: Mum says drugs help son's severe epilepsy as de ...ABC OnlineLorraine Hunter's son Hunter Elwell has dravet syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that causes severe seizures and is resistant to most anti-seizure medications. Hunt…
September 24th
MedscapeMost Vaccination-Onset Epilepsy Has Genetic, Structural CauseMedscapeResearchers looked at cases of possible epileptic seizures after vaccination in the first 2 years of life as reported to the safety surveillance system of the Dutch national Immu…

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