Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Neonatal Seizures Could Be Prevented by a New Drug

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Topics: Infant Epilepsy

Is Epilepsy Risk Affected by Being Born Early or Late?

According to research recently published online in PLoS One, infants that are born more than a week early or more than a week late could have a higher risk of epilepsy. This is ...

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Infant Patients Could Benefit from Continuous EEG Monitoring

Epilepsy is a condition that affects millions of people around the world, including infants. Parents who have children who suffer from epilepsy want the best for their children. ...

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Researchers Find Missing Mutation in Severe Infant Epilepsy

A study published online in February 2018 in the Annals of Neurology explains how researchers found a missing mutation in severe epilepsy in infants. The leader of the study, ...

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Understanding West Syndrome or Infantile Spasms

West syndrome or infantile spasms (IS) is a type of epilepsy that will present itself in the first year of life for 90% of those who suffer from it. The seizures often begin ...

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Rett Syndrome: Symptoms, Stages and Resources

What is Rett Syndrome? Rett syndrome is a neurodevelopmental, genetic disorder which has its onset in infancy and is seen almost exclusively in girls and rarely in boys. The child ...

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