National Epilepsy News

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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 12th
Virginia mom's warning for parents: Classroom tool caused my son's seizuresmyfox8.comHolly Miller-Bopp says that “Promethean” or smart boards in her son Jacob's classroom have been causing him seizures. A neurologist told her that the light an…
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 25th
Huddersfield ExaminerEpileptic Fartown man Darren Roderick Shaw suffered fatal seizure brought on ...Huddersfield ExaminerAn epilepsy sufferer died from a seizure likely to have been brought on by cocaine and amphetamine use, an inquest heard on Wednesday…
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…
September 23rd
New study sheds light on situations linked with increased seizure likelihoodEpilepsy Research UKA new study from the University of Cambridge has demonstrated that certain situations may be associated with an increased likelihood of seizures among patients…
September 23rd
PsychCentral.comThe Future of Epilepsy MedicationPsychCentral.comResearchers are making progress on a new “on demand” epilepsy pill which can be taken when people feel a seizure starting. The pill has been developed by a team at University Col…

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