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Is Epilepsy a Progressive Disease?

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Research Shows Epilepsy Could Cause Defensive Cells in the Brain to Collapse

 

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Serotonin Could Reduce Breathing Risks in Epileptic Patients

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Specific Stimuli Can Trigger Epileptic Seizures

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Canadian Study Discovers Epileptics Live Longer with Specialist Care

In early August of 2019, a Canadian study reported by Reuters indicated that epilepsy patients who did not receive specialist care were more likely to die earlier in life than ...

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New Developments in EEG Technology May Enable Seizure Prediction

In a report from News Medical, it was determined that a new method of EEG or electroencephalography recordings might “detect abnormalities in brain regions even before a seizure ...

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Genetic Testing for Pediatric Epilepsy

Genetic testing is used to discover abnormalities, mutations and genetic differences in DNA. The results are used to make an accurate diagnosis and prognosis, as well as develop ...

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Link Between Metabolic Bone Disease in Epilepsy and Hyponatremia

Epilepsy affects a large number of people with currently no cure. There are treatments that are often used to help at least get a better handle on the seizures, including ...

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Congenital Cause of Epilepsy: Focal Cortical Dysplasia

Focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) is a variety of congenital (present at birth) abnormalities associated with focal epilepsy. FCD affects the development of the cerebral cortex (top ...

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New Study on Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

A new study from the Naegele laboratory at Wesleyan was recently released. This study looked at whether it might be possible for neural stem cell transplantation to reduce ...

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