Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Researchers Find a Way to Identify Brain Tissue Causing Epileptic Seizures

Collaborative research being conducted by a team at Carnegie Mellon and the Mayo Clinic recently discovered that fast oscillations in electroencephalography recorded from the ...

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Analyzing Genetic Diagnostics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders with Epilepsy in Adults

Typically, genetic diagnostics of neurodevelopmental disorders with epilepsy (NDDE) focus on children. This means there is a dearth of data when it comes to adult patients with ...

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Debating the Accuracy of Seizure Detectors in Ambulatory EEGs

Ambulatory EEG is used in an outpatient setting and is frequently associated with higher convenience and lower cost when compared to video-EEG monitoring done at a facility. Even ...

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Low-Frequency Brain Stimulation Might Prevent Seizures

Epilepsy is an extremely mysterious brain disorder. Scientists have been studying it for many decades. At the moment, there is no cure for the diagnosis, and many have no idea ...

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Laser Therapy Could Help Children with Resistant Epilepsy

Research has suggested that it’s possible to use a new type of laser therapy as a means to help children who have drug-resistant epilepsy. It’s been shown to be safe and ...

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Research at Yale Examines Severe Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

Although medications and other treatments for epilepsy can help many patients to better control or relieve their seizures, a significant number of people are resistant to ...

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Forecasting Seizures with Wearable Wristbands

One of the most troubling aspects of seizures is the fact that most of the time, patients never know when they will happen. Some patients will have “auras,” which can sometimes ...

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Targeting and Localizing Epilepsy Hotspots in the Brain

Epilepsy is a large problem around the world. In the United States alone, there are more than three million people who have epilepsy. While some treatments can help people with ...

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Three Molecules Show Real Potential for Epilepsy Treatment

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New Discoveries with Body Cooling and Refractory Epilepsy

Epilepsy affects more than 60 million people around the globe and roughly 1/3 of all with the condition face drug-resistance. This can make life very challenging, as it means that ...

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