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Photo Competition for International Epilepsy Day 2016

To celebrate the upcoming International Epilepsy Day to be held on Monday, February 8, a photography competition is being held.

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Topics: Insider, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

The Neurologist Shortage in the United States

If long waiting lists were not an indicator of a neurologist shortage, a study published in “Neurology” confirms it. The study estimates the U.S. neurologist shortage will ...

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Topics: Insider, Neurology

How to Manage Your Energy and be More Productive in Less Time

At the turn of the century, a typical workday in a factory setting was between ten to 16 hours long, six days a week. People barely had time to eat and sleep. The labor movement ...

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Topics: Insider, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Take Heart: New VNS Implant May Reduce Seizures for Epileptics

A large number of people in the world suffer from epilepsy and debilitating seizures. There is currently no cure for epilepsy, and there is still a substantial amount of research ...

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Topics: Insider, Epilepsy, Preventative Care, Epilepsy Treatment, Neurology

A Common Misdiagnosis of Epilepsy: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

The misdiagnosis of epilepsy is common. Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) differ from epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures are due to a neurological “misfire”. However, ...

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Topics: Insider, Seizures, Neurology, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

NHS England Halts Funding for Deep Brain Stimulation

Anticipated funding for a new type of treatment for epileptics, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), was recently withdrawn by NHS England, according to a recent statement by The ...

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Topics: Insider, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Treatment

Famous Epileptics: Olympian Gold Medalist Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Griffith Joyner, nicknamed “Flo Jo”, was not only an Olympic Gold Medalist who won three gold medals at the 1988 Olympics, she stands out among famous epileptics. Joyner ...

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Topics: Insider, Epilepsy, Seizures

What Happened When My Wife Became an EEG Technician for RSC

It was a typical night at home when my wife and I were awakened at 1:00 a.m. by the dreaded “Beep, Beep, Beep” of her pager. I had only been asleep for an hour after putting the ...

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Topics: Insider, RSC Diagnostics, In-Home Video EEG, Careers in Neurodiagnostics

What Is the Jeanne A. Carpenter Epilepsy Legal Defense Fund?

It is unfortunate, but many individuals who suffer from epilepsy find themselves the subject of discrimination and other legal issues. It has been difficult for many people to ...

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Topics: Insider, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Diabetic Seizures – What Are They? Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

A diabetic seizure is a serious medical condition and without emergency treatment, it has proven to be fatal. Extremely low levels of sugar in the diabetic’s blood cause these ...

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Topics: Insider, Seizures, Preventative Care

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