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A Possible Biomarker for Epilepsy May Have Been Found

 

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Research

How to Cope When a Family Member Has Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that is characterized by sudden seizures with more than 200,000 newly diagnosed patients per year in the United States. Often times it can be ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Research

Are Epileptic Seizure Cycles More Common Than Previously Thought?

The Lancet Neurology journal recently published a study that suggests the timing of seizures may have a lot to do with the body’s natural rhythms. In a study of more than 1,000 ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Research, Predicting Seizures

A New Brain Implant May be the Cure for Seizures

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines in France may have had a revolutionary breakthrough in the treatment of ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Research, Research Epilepsy, Brain Training

Who Tends to Develop Epilepsy After Discharge?

  There are many patients who develop epilepsy after being in the hospital for another condition or illness, such as strokes and sepsis. When these patients are discharged, there ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Research

What Are Some of the Characteristics of Those Who Self-Report Stress Precipitated Seizures?

Many people around the world suffer from the effects of epilepsy and seizures. While there is still a substantial amount of research that needs to be done regarding epilepsy, one ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Research, Stress Management, Stress Induced Seizures, Predicting Seizures

What Are the Links Between ADHD and Epilepsy?

  There are links between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and epilepsy, but it is unclear exactly what the contributing factors are to their cooccurrence. Multiple ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Research, ADHD

Epilepsy Patients With Sleep Apnea Could Benefit from New Screening Tool

Some patients that suffer from epilepsy may have their seizures increased or magnified if they suffer from obstructive sleep apnea as well. Sleep apnea has always complicated ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Sleep and the brain, Epilepsy Triggers

Progression of EEG Abnormalities After Traumatic Brain Injury Could Lead to Seizures

The process of epileptogenesis tends to be gradual, and it is during this process that the brain develops epilepsy. Still, this process is not entirely understood. Epilepsy is a ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Brain Injuries, Brain Injuries and Seizures

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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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy Treatment, EEGs and Athletes, EEGs

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