National Epilepsy News

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May 27th
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May 27th
The Sunday PostStudy finds that listening to the sonatas of Mozart can ease epileptic seizuresThe Sunday PostLISTENING to Mozart can help children with epilepsy, researchers have found. A study carried out by scientists in Edinburgh found that the Austria…
May 26th
NBC Southern CaliforniaWatch Kobe Bryant Surprise Six-Year-Old Boy With Epilepsy in This Emotional VideoNBC Southern CaliforniaThe incredible story is about Bryson Thompson, a young boy with epilepsy that causes him to have over 100 seizures a day. The Th…
May 25th
CNNCannabis oil stopped his seizures but may keep him from his football dreamCNN"That young man should not be punished for a disorder that is being controlled by cannabis oil," said Kill, who had to retire due to seizures and has been a champion for those…
May 24th
Live ScienceHow the Keto Diet Helps Prevent Seizures: Gut Bacteria May Be KeyLive ScienceLong before the keto diet became trendy, it was used to treat seizures in people with epilepsy. But the exact reason why this very-low-carb diet helps with seizures h…
May 23rd
WCVB BostonFDA considers marijuana-derived drug for severe epilepsyWCVB BostonThe Food and Drug Administration is on the verge of potentially making its first approval of medicine made from marijuana. It could be a game-changer for some patients diagnosed…
May 23rd
WLWT CincinnatiMan with lifetime of seizures cured by groundbreaking surgeryWLWT Cincinnati"He was a difficult case, because his seizures were very, very intense, very difficult to understand, but probably most importantly, Collin's MRI was completely nor…
May 23rd
Neurology AdvisorLow Income, Singlehood, and Race Tied to Seizure Control in Active EpilepsyNeurology AdvisorA report published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report demonstrates that more than half of active epilepsy patients on a current medication r…
May 22nd
Short-term Seizure Outcomes in Childhood EpilepsyAAP NewsBACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Seizure freedom is the optimal response to antiepileptic treatment. In previous studies, it has been shown that between 61% and 71% of children with epilepsy achieve seizu…
May 7th
Neurology AdvisorToo Few Adults Taking Epilepsy Medications Have Seizure ControlNeurology AdvisorAlthough most adults with epilepsy report taking epilepsy medication, less than half of those report having their seizures controlled.and more »

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