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Genetic Testing for Pediatric Epilepsy

Genetic testing is used to discover abnormalities, mutations and genetic differences in DNA. The results are used to make an accurate diagnosis and prognosis, as well as develop ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Pediatric Epilepsy

Behavioral Health Needs for Pediatric Patients with Epilepsy

Many young people who are suffering from epilepsy experience other issues with their health and mental state too. In fact, 50% of young people with epilepsy will experience issues ...

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Topics: Pediatric Epilepsy

Misdiagnosis of Pediatric Epilepsy as Gastrointestinal Disorders

Over the course of the last few years, there have been several cases of pediatric epilepsy originally misdiagnosed as a type of gastrointestinal disorder. The misdiagnoses were ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Diagnosing Epilepsy, Living with epilepsy, Pediatric Epilepsy, Children and Epilepsy

New Information on the Mechanisms of Pediatric Epilepsy

Recent research coming from Cardiff University has found “brain activity that underlies absence epilepsy.” This discovery has the potential to provide a new array of therapies ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Absence seizures, Pediatric Epilepsy

Pediatric Epilepsy and Behavioral Health

Many young people who are suffering from epilepsy also experience other issues with their health and their mental state. In fact, 50% of young people with epilepsy will experience ...

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Topics: Pediatric Epilepsy, Behavioral Health, Epilepsy Care

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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Topics: Seizure Treatment Options, Pediatric Epilepsy

A Brief Look at Seizure Treatment in Pediatric Patients With Convulsive Status Epilepticus

According to the Epilepsy Foundation, there are several forms of status epilepticus, which is defined as "a seizure lasts too long or when seizures occur close together and ...

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Topics: Seizure Treatment Options, Seizure Medications, Seizure Identification, Pediatric Epilepsy

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