Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Scalp EEG Findings Could Improve Prediction of Epilepsy Surgery Outcomes

A study published in August of 2020 in Epilepsia: Official Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy delves into the role of scale electroencephalography (EEG) to help ...

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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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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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Combat Epileptic Seizures with a Drug Made from Resin

Researchers from Linkoping University have developed new molecules that could have the potential to be used as drugs that help with epilepsy. A recent study that was published in ...

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Researchers Find a Way to Identify Brain Tissue Causing Epileptic Seizures

Collaborative research being conducted by a team at Carnegie Mellon and the Mayo Clinic recently discovered that fast oscillations in electroencephalography recorded from the ...

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Analyzing Genetic Diagnostics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders with Epilepsy in Adults

Typically, genetic diagnostics of neurodevelopmental disorders with epilepsy (NDDE) focus on children. This means there is a dearth of data when it comes to adult patients with ...

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Debating the Accuracy of Seizure Detectors in Ambulatory EEGs

Ambulatory EEG is used in an outpatient setting and is frequently associated with higher convenience and lower cost when compared to video-EEG monitoring done at a facility. Even ...

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Low-Frequency Brain Stimulation Might Prevent Seizures

Epilepsy is an extremely mysterious brain disorder. Scientists have been studying it for many decades. At the moment, there is no cure for the diagnosis, and many have no idea ...

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Laser Therapy Could Help Children with Resistant Epilepsy

Research has suggested that it’s possible to use a new type of laser therapy as a means to help children who have drug-resistant epilepsy. It’s been shown to be safe and ...

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Research at Yale Examines Severe Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

Although medications and other treatments for epilepsy can help many patients to better control or relieve their seizures, a significant number of people are resistant to ...

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