National Epilepsy News

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January 18th
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January 18th
From an epilepsy diagnosis to making a difference in the epilepsy community: how an award-winning volunteer turned ...Epilepsy Action“I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 1993 at the age of 30. I had my first seizure at my home. All I remember is hearin…
January 18th
NewsweekJeff Sessions's War on Pot Goes to Court, Attorney General Will Fight 12-Year-Old With EpilepsyNewsweekAfter several months in the dark—at first, Bortell suspected his daughter had a brain-eating amoeba on account of headlines about them tha…
January 18th
Bel Marra HealthSimple partial seizures: Types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatmentBel Marra HealthOther seizures of this kind include convulsive movements. Jerking may begin in one area of the body, such as the fake, arm, leg, or trunk, and may sp…
January 17th
Researchers closer to forecasting the likelihood of a seizureEpilepsy Research UKFor many people it is the unpredictability of their epilepsy which causes them most stress and anxiety. Now researchers from the University of California, San Francisco belie…
January 16th
Hartford CourantChili Cook Off Raises Funds For Boy With Seizure DisorderHartford Courant"My son, Josh, had seizures, so I can relate very much to Tommy and his family," said Michael Freedman. "I can't write a check to help people, but I can put together …
January 13th
TAPinto.netRutgers-Columbia Study: Epileptic Seizures and Depression May ...TAPinto.netNEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — From the time of Hippocrates, physicians have suspected a link between epilepsy and depression. Now, for the first time, scientists at Rutgers…
January 10th
Science DailyEpileptic seizures and depression may share a common genetic ...Science DailyFrom the time of Hippocrates, physicians have suspected a link between epilepsy and depression. Now, for the first time, scientists have found evidence that seizures…
January 8th
The ScientistLong-Term Brain Rhythms Offer Possibility of Predicting SeizuresThe ScientistCenturies ago, humans believed that seizures were tied to the lunar cycle. Although scientific evidence for this association is scarce, physicians have long suspecte…
January 2nd
The Columbus DispatchEpileptic seizures calmed with less-invasive surgeryThe Columbus DispatchIn the 11 years since she was diagnosed with epilepsy, Kayla Darnell has at times suffered several seizures a day. Even after she started taking 15 pills daily i…

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