National Epilepsy News

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July 29th
Doctors: Device can predict, help control seizuresKFSN-TVBut life as a mom in Modesto was disrupted by epileptic seizures, which she struggled with for most of her adult life. "My heart is racing like crazy, and then I black out," said Lovelace. But all t…
July 28th
WTAJExperts wanted for science and machine learning to detect seizuresWestmoreland County TimesEpilepsy affects more than 50 million people worldwide. The disorder is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain that can bring about seizures, chang…
July 28th
BloombergMarijuana-for-kids campaign seeks help for those with seizuresThe News JournalThat could help save the life of her son, Isaac, who has 30 seizures or so a day and suffers with kidney damage from his present treatments, she said. So far, the oil h…
July 28th
Daily MailMotorist who killed 20-year-old student when he lost control of his car during ...Daily MailEpilepsy suffers are not legally allowed to drive if they have suffered a seizure during the last year which affects their consciousness and occurs while…
July 22nd
The IndependentSkye McCole Bartusiak: How Seizures Could Have Caused Her DeathHollywood LifeSkye was found dead in her garage and the sudden death of the actress has caused many to speculate what could have caused a 21-year-old to die out of nowhere. Skye…
July 22nd
Mark Geyer breaks down on air over daughter's epileptic seizureSydney Morning HeraldFormer rugby league player Mark Geyer broke down in tears on a morning radio show on Tuesday while talking about his daughter's epilepsy attack. Geyer began crying during …
July 21st
Guardian Liberty VoiceIllinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana for Adults and Children With EpilepsyGuardian Liberty VoiceHowever, parents' appeals for their epileptic children not helped by conventional medications influenced the vote. Children with parental…
July 21st
KEYT7 things to know about epilepsyKEYTBartusiak's mother said her daughter had suffered from epileptic seizures since she was a baby. Epilepsy is a general term for several diagnoses that involve recurring seizures. The seizures are triggered by abnormal…
July 18th
girl whose family sought medical marijuana to treat seizures diesBuffalo NewsALBANY – When an amended version of the new medical marijuana law was passed on the floor of the State Senate in June, Wendy Conte was the first to jump to her feet in the …
July 12th
kfor.comLife beyond epilepsy: Oklahoma girl is seizure-free after brain surgeryNewsOK.comLife beyond epilepsy: Oklahoma girl is seizure-free after brain surgery. Hermoinee Lorett, 11, underwent an epilepsy surgery that, as best surgeons can tell, has chan…

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