Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

How a Cooling Treament May Help 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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Topics: Infant Epilepsy

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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Topics: Infant Epilepsy

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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Topics: Infant Epilepsy

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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Topics: Infant Epilepsy

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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Topics: Infant Epilepsy