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Counseling for Those Who Have Been Misdiagnosed

Approximately one-quarter of all patients who are admitted to hospitals for evaluation of seizures do not have epilepsy. Instead, they have another condition known as psychogenic ...

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Web Based Model Could Help to Predict Epilepsy Risk

 

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Study Provides a Deeper Understanding of Epilepsy

A recent study published in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience and supported by the Russian Science Foundation strived to look into the main factors that were leading to seizures. ...

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Potential Methods of Treating Silent Seizures in Children

Epilepsy in children can be very damaging. Children who suffer from a type of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome can begin to have convulsive seizures as early as three months of ...

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Epilepsy and Congenital Heart Disease

Neuro-cardiology researchers have found that there should be an increase in perioperative electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring for certain patients. They discovered a high ...

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Breakthrough Blood Test Distinguishes PNES from Epileptic Seizures

PNES, psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, have long baffled experts as they are events that have all of the hallmarks of an epileptic seizure, but are known to be psychological in ...

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Epilepsy Study Highlights Potential New Uses for Current Drugs

There is a term called drug repositioning, which simply means to take a medication and find a different application and purpose for it. Existing drugs that are found to be helpful ...

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Infant Patients Could Benefit from Continuous EEG Monitoring

Epilepsy is a condition that affects millions of people around the world, including infants. Parents who have children who suffer from epilepsy want the best for their children. ...

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Research Shows the Keto Diet Could Benefit Patients With Infantile Spasms

Over the last couple of years, the ketogenic diet has gained a substantial amount of popularity in the United States, as well as other parts of the world. People claim that the ...

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Higher Number of Seizures for Epileptics in High Crime Areas

Research conducted by the University of Illinois at Chicago found some interesting facts regarding people who have epilepsy and are living in high crime neighborhoods. They ...

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