National Epilepsy News

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July 31st
News 9 MD: New technology can help stop seizuresWTVM(WTVM) -. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than two-and-a-half million Americans. Uncontrollable seizures plague their lives and the only treatments were drugs and major sur…
July 31st
YouTube videos 'can provide aid in differentiating seizure types'Epilepsy Research UKThe research from the University of Oxford and John Radcliffe Hospital aimed to determine whether videos on YouTube accurately depict the type of seizures that a medical …
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
Physicians News DigestMarijuana-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 f…
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
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 20th
Philly.com (blog)'Patriot' actress Skye McCole Bartusiak suffered seizuresPhilly.com (blog)Skye McCole Bartusiak, the 21-year-old actress who played Mel Gibson's youngest child in 'The Patriot,' had been suffering from epileptic seizures the week before s…
July 18th
girl whose family sought medical marijuana to treat seizures diesBuffalo NewsShe had numerous treatments in the Buffalo area, with hospitalizations lasting up to three months, and at some point in her life had been on every assortment of drug used to trea…

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