Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Certain Nerve Cells Shown to Control Epileptic Seizure Spread in the Brain

In a study that was published in Science, it was shown that with the experimental activation of a “small set of nerve cells in the brain” they were able to prevent convulsive ...

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Common Seizures Based on Age of Patient

Even though almost three million people in the U.S. suffer from seizures, there is still relatively little known about the different types of epilepsy. In fact, many people who ...

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Are Epileptic Seizure Cycles More Common Than Previously Thought?

The Lancet Neurology journal recently published a study that suggests the timing of seizures may have a lot to do with the body’s natural rhythms. In a study of more than 1,000 ...

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A New Brain Implant May be the Cure for Seizures

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines in France may have had a revolutionary breakthrough in the treatment of ...

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Predicting Seizures Thanks to Crowdsourced Algorithms

  Millions of people around the world suffer from seizures, and more than 30% of those who suffer are not helped through medications and other methods of controlling the seizures. ...

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Protein that Could Help Stop Seizures - Found in Worms

Seizures affect many millions of people around the world today, and while there are some treatments that can help those who are suffering, there are no cures. This is partly due ...

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What Is the Hippocampus?

The brain is a very complex structure, and a very important part of the brain is called the hippocampus. It is located in the temporal lobe, which is within the bottom/middle ...

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4 Unique Ways the EEG is Being Used in Art, Science & Technology

When people think about the EEG, they typically think about the ways that the electroencephalogram is used in medicine. The EEG scans can help to illuminate some of the mysteries ...

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Seizure Surgery: Robot Helps to Map Epileptic Seizures

Surgery is one of the methods that is sometimes used on patients whose epilepsy cannot be controlled by antiepileptic drugs. The doctors will look for the part of the brain that ...

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Epilepsy and Consciousness

It may not be something that many of us stop to consider, but we all experience a wide array of conscious and unconscious moments in each day. Not always experienced as being ...

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