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Could Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases Be Discovered Due to Weak Brain Waves?

As people age, they are often at a greater risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease. These diseases affect the patient, as well as their ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Studies

Brain Waves May Predict and Potentially Prevent Epilepsy

Late last year, Israeli scientists at Ben Gurion University released a report explaining how they had discovered "biomarkers" that may make it possible to predict and ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Studies

COVID-19 and EEG Findings

COVID-19 remains a problem around the world, and many health facilities are seeing new surges of infections. In addition to the respiratory issues associated with COVID, many ...

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Topics: Seizure Safety/Resources

What to Do and Watch For When Someone Has a Seizure

When someone has a seizure, they need your help to be kept safe. They also need a set of eyes to watch and take note of what happened. Do you know what to do when someone has a ...

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Topics: Seizure Safety/Resources

Predicting Dementia in Older Adults Using Sleep Tests

Dementia is a problem that affects many people as they get older. It’s estimated that there are at least 50 million people around the world. Unfortunately, there is no cure and it ...

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG

MS and Seizures: Could Multiple Sclerosis Cause Seizures?

A frequent question regarding multiple sclerosis, or MS, is whether those who suffer from the condition are more prone to having epileptic seizures. According to the Mayo Clinic, ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures

Rare Cause of Epilepsy Found

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in the world. It can affect people of any age, and it has a wide range of causes. It also has no cure currently, although ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures

Internal Brain Networks of Patients with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

According to a new study conducted on patients suffering from epilepsy, new findings may help doctors stop epileptic seizures for patients experiencing temporal lobe epilepsy. ...

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Topics: Types of Seizures

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: Diagnosing Epilepsy

Minimizing the Risk of SUDEP

Living with epilepsy of any kind may bring serious effects to one’s health and quality of life. Epilepsy makes simple day-to-day tasks and turns them into potential risks. On top ...

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Topics: Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)