Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Epileptic Seizure Prediction Method Developed

With 65 million people around the world suffering from seizures, and about a third of those people unable to find any relief through the common treatments that are available, it ...

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Potential New Therapies for Epilepsy Due to Genetic Study

Over the course of the largest study of its kind, researchers found 11 new genes that were associated with epilepsy. This has a substantial amount of potential when it comes to ...

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Reduction of Seizures Via Transplanting of Inhibitory Neurons

  Research has indicated a person’s own brain has inhibitory power and could be used as a treatment to help quiet the brain for those who are suffering from epilepsy. This ...

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Treating Epilepsy in New Ways

According to research recently published in Journal of Neuroscience from the University of Kentucky, there may be some new ways of treating and managing seizures related to ...

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New Findings in Brain Development Suggest Treatment Options for Epilepsy

Exciting findings from a recent study indicated that scientists "discovered a mechanism that controls the mix of cells in the developing brain". This, said the authors ...

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Can Cooling Treatment Reduce Epilepsy In Children?

In an astonishing new study published in Epilepsia, researchers determined that "Cooling babies deprived of oxygen at birth (perinatal asphyxia) can reduce the number of ...

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Epilepsy Treatment Without Surgery

Epilepsy can be caused by or occur due to a range of factors in a person’s life. In some cases, it might occur in childhood due to genetics. Other times, a head injury might cause ...

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Epilepsy Treatment: What Are the 4 Levels of Epilepsy Care?

The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) describes four levels of epilepsy care, which are outlined in the Guidelines for Essential Services, Personnel, and Facilities ...

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Stem Cell Therapy: A Potential Treatment for Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a common type of neurological disorder. There is currently no cure for epilepsy, and the treatments tend to be toward managing symptoms. Symptomatic treatments such as ...

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Medical Marijuana and Epilepsy: What’s Happening in Colorado?

There are many children in the country, and in other places around the world, who suffer from intractable epilepsy. These children can have hundreds of seizures a day, and it is ...

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