National Epilepsy News

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July 25th
24 Hours VancouverNurse said epileptic faked seizure: complaint24 Hours VancouverA B.C. woman with epilepsy has alleged in a human rights complaint that hospital staff accused her of faking a seizure and bet on whether her medical episode was genuine duri…
July 25th
CBS Local3 Epilepsy Patients Paired With Service Dogs Through The Oscar ProjectCBS LocalPITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Highly-trained service dogs are helping people in Pittsburgh who are battling a difficult disease. The Epilepsy Foundation just paired seizur…
July 25th
Fast CompanyThe Apple Watch App For Seizures May Soon Predict Their OnsetFast CompanyThe 31-year-old lives with a disease whose hallmark is "chronic... recurrent, unprovoked seizures," as the Epilepsy Foundation defines it. So, like many who have the dise…
July 21st
ABC OnlineEpilepsy group urges change after fatal crash driver who had seizure jailedABC OnlineBrewerton's condition caused him to have seizures that left him in what was described to the Supreme Court as a state of "automatism", similar to sleepwalking, …
July 21st
wwlp.comNew procedure eliminates seizures in many epilepsy patientswwlp.com(KPRC) – An amazing medical breakthrough has epilepsy patients around the world looking at Houston, Texas where doctors are performing a brain surgery that can stop debilitat…
July 14th
The Kingston Whig-StandardEpileptic seizures 'scary'The Kingston Whig-StandardEpilepsy South Eastern Ontario's administrative coordinator, Ruby McCaffrey, left, and education coordinator Claire Notman, are working towards this Sunday's annual Fire Truck P…
July 11th
ABC OnlineEpilepsy 'Holy Grail' drug could be consumed in a sports drink to ...ABC OnlineMelbourne researchers think they have found a Holy Grail treatment which could be drunk by athletes and would work to prevent epilepsy caused by head ...AM - Cou…
July 11th
TMZ.comLil Wayne Hit and Hospitalized with Another SeizureTMZ.comWayne has been unable to get his recent seizures under control. You'll recall just last month his plane made 2 emergency landings after he had a series of seizures on the aircraft. The seizu…
July 6th
KPRC HoustonEpilepsy surgery can stop seizuresKPRC HoustonHOUSTON - It's an amazing medical breakthrough that has epilepsy patients around the world looking at Houston, where doctors are performing a procedure that has patients jumping at the chance to ha…
June 29th
CTV News'Terrified': Shortage of anti-seizure drug a crisis for patientsCTV NewsTORONTO -- Mistie Delorey isn't sure where to turn next: the Fredericton mother has a dwindling supply of clobazam, a medication that prevents her eight-year-old son from expe…

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