National Epilepsy News

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September 24th
Post-BulletinWhen her seizures wouldn't stop, Sarah Clark turned to surgery ...Post-BulletinOn Sept. 11, 2001, while everyone was glued to their televisions to witness a national tragedy, Sarah Clark was in the hospital, where she was sent after being&nbs…
September 21st
Duluth News TribuneSeizure: Would you know what to do?Duluth News TribuneThe presentation Wednesday marks the official completion of Lakeview Christian Academy's training to become a seizure-smart school. Seizure-smart school training, done by the Minneso…
September 21st
WATE 6 On Your SideKnoxville woman with epilepsy loses Social Security disability, MedicareWATE 6 On Your SideKNOXVILLE (WATE) – A young disabled Knoxville woman has lost her Social Security disability and Medicare assistance. She has epilepsy and u…
September 21st
Epilepsy News TodayEpilepsy Foundation Launches SUDEP Awareness and Seizure Control CampaignEpilepsy News TodayThe new epilepsy.com report and the #AimForZero campaign were created to encourage people with epilepsy to strive for their best possible seizur…
September 20th
Study shows continuous electrical stimulation suppresses seizures ...News-Medical.netWhen surgery and medication don't help people with epilepsy, electrical stimulation of the brain has been a treatment of last resort.and more »
September 19th
MSPoweruser.comMicrosoft Band being used to monitor, predict and prevent seizures ...MSPoweruser.comMicrosoft has teamed up with Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the University of Kent, Shearwater Systems and Graphnet Health to create an application a…
September 13th
Brain network that controls spread of seizures identifiedScience DailyUsing a computer model based on direct brain recordings from epilepsy patients, they are the first to show the existence of a network of neural regions that can push or pull on the sync…
September 12th
BustleWhy Do People Have Seizures? 6 Things You Should Know About ...BustleIf you don't know anybody who has epilepsy, you probably tend to think of it in one form: big, dramatic seizures (usually brought on by flashing lights or brain ...QUB researc…
September 8th
Penn: Office of University CommunicationsPenn Research Identifies Brain Network that Controls Spread of ...Penn: Office of University CommunicationsA flurry of coordinated activity in a brain-spanning network of neurons may sound like the formation of a b…
September 7th
PINAC NewsMassachusetts Police Denied Teen Epilepsy Medication, Causing ...PINAC NewsTwo Massachusetts police officers denied a teenager access to his anti-seizure medication, causing him to experience seizures and hospitalization.and more »

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