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Brief Sounds Influence Disordered Brain Activity in Rolandic Epilepsy

A research team at the University of Tübingen and Tübingen University Hospitals has posited that playing brief sounds while a child with Rolandic epilepsy is sleeping can subdue, ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research

Conditions Commonly Misdiagnosed as Epilepsy

Having a seizure, or what appears to be a seizure, is always a frightening experience. Many people believe that if you have a seizure, it must mean that you have epilepsy, but ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness

A New Tool For Epilepsy Self-Stigma

A recent study was conducted in Japan. The purpose of the study was to create a reliable and useful epilepsy self-stigma scale. The goal of the epilepsy self-stigma scale is to ...

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Topics: Living with Epilepsy

How Stress Management May Reduce Epileptic Seizures

How often do we hear that one of the best things we can do for ourselves is to learn how to better manage our stress? Whether it is the TV expert saying that stress management is ...

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Topics: Managing Your Epilepsy

Seizures Are Tied To Increased Risk of Dementia

A recent study found a correlation between youthful stroke survivors (individuals under sixty years old) who develop seizures and an increase in the risk of developing dementia. ...

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Topics: Seizure Research

Treating Epilepsy in New Ways

According to research recently published in Journal of Neuroscience from the University of Kentucky, there may be some new ways of treating and managing seizures related to ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Treatment

Newly Discovered Trigger For Epilepsy

A new discovery has been made at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Researchers have found a link between epileptic seizures and cortical microcircuits in brain ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures

Understand Simple Partial Seizures

Many people diagnosed with epilepsy, or the parents of children diagnosed with it, have a lot of questions. One of the more common questions has to do with the symptoms of the ...

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Topics: Types of Seizures

Resting-State EEG for Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis and Progression Assessment

Alzheimer’s disease is a serious neurodegenerative disorder that affects more than six million people in the United States and tens of millions of others around the world. ...

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG

Precision Medicine and Dravet Syndrome

Precision medicine, which typically looks at genetics, environment, and lifestyle to help find the best treatment for patients, is becoming a reality. This means that having a ...

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Topics: Diagnosing Epilepsy