National Epilepsy News

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September 29th
Epilepsy Foundation Enters a $16 Million Partnership with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Improve and ...GlobeNewswire (press release)LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epilepsy Foundation, the nation's leader in epilepsy and …
September 29th
EconoTimesGanaxolone Reduces Seizures in Females with PCDH19 Pediatric EpilepsyEconoTimesIn the trial, ganaxolone reduced seizure frequency from baseline in the majority of patients enrolled in the study and was generally safe and well tolerated. PCDH19 p…
September 29th
Seizure Frequency May Stabilise Over Time in Some People Without any TreatmentEpilepsy Research UKIt is very difficult to study the natural course of epilepsy and assess how the condition will develop with time, because effective treatments with antiepile…
September 27th
Science DailyThe 'worm' holds the key to treating epilepsyScience DailyResearchers from Florida Atlantic University, in collaboration with The Scripps Research Institute, have opened up the possibilities for rapid drug screens to treat seizures in the nea…
September 26th
The SunIrish toddler with rare form of epilepsy is cured of horror seizuresThe SunAN IRISH boy of three who suffers from a rare incurable form of epilepsy is seizure free since being treated with cannabis oils in the United States. Tristan Cahalane suffer…
September 24th
Post-BulletinWhen her seizures wouldn't stop, Sarah Clark turned to surgeryPost-BulletinEpilepsy is a seizure disorder that affects the nervous system. Severeness of seizures can range from tonic-clonic seizures, which includes a loss of consciousness, th…
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 13th
Brain network that controls spread of seizures identified ...Science DailyResearchers have identified a new explanation for why some seizures spread across the brain. Using a computer model based on direct brain recordings from ...and more &raqu…
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 ...easyJet pol…

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