National Epilepsy News

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August 31st
New therapies to treat epilepsyABC30.com"It's a technology to help us in locating, knowing where, where is the area in the brain, where the seizures may be coming from," Imad Najm, MD, Director of the Epilepsy Center at the Cleveland Clinic told ABC30. El…
August 29th
QR Code PressWearable technology turns clothing into epileptic seizure monitorsQR Code PressIn order to diagnose epilepsy, at the moment, a seizure must be recorded while the patient is connected to an EEG (electroencephalography) machine. There is a wide…
August 28th
San Jose Mercury News: Laser Surgery Shows Promise in Halting Seizures in ...SJSU Today (blog)PLEASANTON — Justin Wan is not one to radiate unfettered optimism or make bold statements about his future. More than 10 years of battling epilepsy will do…
August 26th
'The Walking Dead' actress Emily Kinney to perform epilepsy awareness concert ...The Times, Trenton - NJ.comShe suffered sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, or SUDEP, which along with prolonged seizures and other seizure-related events, such as drowning,…
August 22nd
MiamiHerald.comNew surgery can relieve epileptic seizuresMiamiHerald.comThat fall would cause him to develop epilepsy and have seizures for the rest of his life. Until now. Salazar, 39, of Palm Beach, is one of 11 patients who recently had the Visualase M…
August 19th
Laser surgery shows promise in halting seizures in epilepsy sufferersContra Costa TimesPLEASANTON -- Justin Wan is not one to radiate unfettered optimism or make bold statements about his future. More than 10 years of battling epilepsy will do that to a p…
August 9th
News & ObserverTar Heel of the Week: A dog's seizures lead to a retirement obsessionNews & ObserverWillard Moore mans his booth at a recent event. Moore's dog Molly had chronic seizures, and he was forced to put the dog down. Since then, he has be…
August 8th
Daily MailEpileptic woman woke up from severe fit to find strangers laughing at her and ...Daily MailHe only stopped filming when her Staffordshire bull terrier Dillion growled protectively. Miss O'Connor, who has had epilepsy since she was 16, wrote abou…
August 7th
BBC NewsColchester epilepsy sufferer's fit filmed by onlookersBBC NewsAn epilepsy sufferer, filmed and mocked by onlookers while having a seizure, has said she wants to raise awareness of the condition. Maggie O'Connor, 26, was walking her dog in the grou…
August 5th
Research Shows Anxiety-Induced Seizures Can Resemble EpilepsyGoodTherapy.org (blog)Although epilepsy is one of the most common causes of seizures, it's not the only cause. Extreme emotional states can give rise to seizures. Psychogenic nonepileptic seizur…

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