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New Information on the Mechanisms of Pediatric Epilepsy

Recent research coming from Cardiff University has found “brain activity that underlies absence epilepsy.” This discovery has the potential to provide a new array of therapies ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Absence seizures, Pediatric Epilepsy

Using Brain Activity between Seizures to Treat Childhood Absence Epilepsy

CAE or childhood absence epilepsy is a unique variation of epilepsy. It is expressed by "blank looks" or staring spells in the child suffering from the condition. As the ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Absence seizures, CAE, childhood absence epilepsy

Childhood Absence Epilepsy Research

A recent study that delved into childhood absence epilepsy, or CAE, found that the brains of those who suffer from the condition could be disturbed not only during the seizures, ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Absence seizures, CAE, childhood absence epilepsy

What Seizures are Most Common Based on Age of Patient?

Even though almost three million people in the U.S. suffer from seizures, there is still relatively little known about all of the different types of epilepsy. In fact, many people ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Complex partial seizures, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Seizure type by age, Types of seizures, Absence seizures

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