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A Large Number of Epilepsy Cases Remain Untreated After Diagnosis

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Sport-Related Concussions and Resting Stage Electroencephalography

Injuries related to sports are unfortunately common. This is certainly true when it comes to contact sports, and one of the most problematic types of injuries reported are head ...

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How Important Is EEG in Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Acute Impairment of Consciousness?

With new technologies having come into prominence in recent years for neuroimaging, the importance of the electroencephalogram, or EEG, seems to have fallen by the wayside. Many ...

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Misdiagnosis of Pediatric Epilepsy as Gastrointestinal Disorders

Over the course of the last few years, there have been several cases of pediatric epilepsy originally misdiagnosed as a type of gastrointestinal disorder. The misdiagnoses were ...

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Could MRI Brain Scans Help to Improve Understanding of Epilepsy?

Epilepsy research is essential to help improve the lives of those who are suffering and living with the condition. Through better treatments and a better understanding of ...

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Understanding the New Epilepsy Seizure Classification System

Those who have seizures or who have loved ones who suffer from epilepsy will want to know the 2017 revised classification of seizures set forth by the International League Against ...

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The Misdiagnosis of Epilepsy: 10 Conditions That Mimic Epilepsy

Having a seizure, or what appears to be a seizure, is always a frightening experience. Many people believe that if you have a seizure, it must mean that you have epilepsy, but ...

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Diagnosing Epilepsy: Can Smart Clothing Detect Seizures?

Epilepsy is difficult to diagnose and with this condition affecting 65 million people worldwide, there is a lot of interest in more developing additional diagnostic tools in hopes ...

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Epileptic Vertigo and Similar Disorders

There are certain epileptic disorders that seem to overlap or have such similar symptoms that it can be difficult to accurately diagnose them. Let’s take a look at them. Epileptic ...

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What Does a Diagnosis of Complex Partial Seizures Mean?

People who experience complex partial seizures will often have temporal lobe epilepsy, and they will suffer from impairment to their consciousness. Temporal lobe epilepsy is a ...

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Topics: Diagnosing Epilepsy