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New Epilepsy Drugs and Red Sea Fungus

Epilepsy affects tens of millions of people around the world today. While there are medications in use that can help around 66% of those who are suffering from epilepsy, there are ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Research Epilepsy, Epilepsy Drug Study

World Health Assembly Says Efforts Need to Continue on Epilepsy

Epilepsy affects around 65 million people around the world, but it often does not get the full attention that it deserves. In 2015, the World Health Organization, or WHO, tried to ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Research Epilepsy, Global Epilepsy

Epilepsy Clinics and Major Depressive Order

Many people who are suffering from epilepsy also suffer from a range of other types of illnesses and conditions; including depression. It has been known for years that depression ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, depression and epilepsy, Research Epilepsy, Epilepsy and Depression

Sanofi Epilepsy Drug: The UK Bans Drug Use for Women at Risk for Pregnancy

All pharmaceuticals have side effects and risks. Even things as seemingly commonplace as over the counter pain medication carries with it the risk of stomach and liver damage if ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Living with epilepsy, Valproate during Pregnancy, Epilepsy Drugs and Pregnancy

Stanford University Researchers Push Toward Creation of a Brain Activity-Reading Stethoscope

There are few professional tools as iconic as the stethoscope. Show a child a pipe wrench, and she might guess plumber. However, show the same child a stethoscope, and she’ll get ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Research Epilepsy

New Drug Discovery Methodology Offers Hope for Epileptics

Drug discovery and development can take decades and can cost millions of dollars. How much more beneficial would it be if new uses could be found for existing drugs? That would ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Research Epilepsy, Epilepsy Drug Study

The Human Epilepsy Project: Understanding the Study and Its Goals

Gaining a better understanding of different types of epilepsy offers the chance to improve the lives of sufferers. This is the point of the new Human Epilepsy Project, conducted ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Research Epilepsy, Human Epilepsy Project, HEP2

Epilepsy Stats from the CDC: Understanding the Current Situation

A diagnosis of epilepsy can be frightening, but modern medicine is making the condition easier to treat, less dangerous, and even lessening the number of seizures that sufferers ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Research Epilepsy, Epilepsy Statistics, CDC and Epilepsy

Technology Could Help Patients Manage Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Care Alliance in the UK has found that technology investments in the field of epilepsy treatment have the potential to reduce the amount of pressure that is on the ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Managing Your Epilepsy, Living with epilepsy, Technology and Epilepsy

Epilepsy Increases Traffic Accident Risk

According to a recent study that was published online in Neurology, there has been a 37% increase in the risk for serious traffic accidents but using antiepileptic drugs may not ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Research Epilepsy, Epilepsy and Traffic Accidents

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