National Epilepsy News

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May 4th
Motion sensors and online databases 'could aid seizure monitoring'Epilepsy Research UKA new study has demonstrated the potential benefits of using motion sensors linked to an online database, as a means of tracking seizures among people with epilepsy. Con…
April 23rd
Medical DailyCould Prince's Epilepsy Have Contributed To His Creativity? How The Seizure Disorder Can Affect ArtistsMedical DailyThe disorder is marked by abnormal electrical impulses capable of causing seizures and altering movement, behavior, sensation,…
April 22nd
Hollywood LifePrince: Did History Of Epilepsy Cause Complications With Flu That Caused Death?Hollywood LifePrince revealed he had been born with the neurological disorder in 2009, when he told PBS' Tavis Smiley that “I've never spoken about this bef…
April 17th
Understanding epilepsy is the key to control seizures: ExpertsTimes of IndiaPUNE: The challenges of parenting are compounded if your child has epilepsy. Children account for a remarkable proportion of all new cases of epilepsy. Understanding epilepsy is t…
April 14th
Once-a-day epilepsy drug may prevent seizures as well as twice-a-day drugScience DailyA new study suggests that an epilepsy drug that can be taken once a day may control seizures as well as a drug that must be taken twice a day, according to a preliminary…
April 14th
Medical DailyThis Drug Shows Promise for People With EpilepsyWebMDTHURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A once-daily epilepsy drug may control seizures just as well as a twice-daily drug, researchers report. Their preliminary study compared the onc…
April 13th
Social problems in children with epilepsy 'persist even when seizures abate'Epilepsy Research UKPeople who have epilepsy during childhood often have to deal with long-term social development problems that can persist even when their seizures are brought u…
April 7th
Epilepsy ActionEnd of focal seizure cluster affected by seizure durationEpilepsy ActionThe researchers split the seizures into three groups – one-off seizures, seizures in a cluster and last seizure in a cluster. Of the 92 people, 77 (83%) had at le…
April 7th
Fox News6 things that can trigger a seizure even if you don't have epilepsyFox NewsEpilepsy isn't always easy to identify. The disorder typically isn't diagnosed until a person has had two or more “unprovoked” seizures—that is, seizures …
April 6th
Florida Times-UnionHer seizures controlled, Jacksonville woman to 'Walk the Talk for Epilepsy'Florida Times-UnionMargaret Gregory (right) and her goddaughter Coriyon Alexander take a break at the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida's 2015 fundraising walk. Gre…

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