Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Forecasting Seizures with Wearable Wristbands

One of the most troubling aspects of seizures is the fact that most of the time, patients never know when they will happen. Some patients will have “auras,” which can sometimes ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Studies

Targeting and Localizing Epilepsy Hotspots in the Brain

Epilepsy is a large problem around the world. In the United States alone, there are more than three million people who have epilepsy. While some treatments can help people with ...

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Three Molecules Show Real Potential for Epilepsy Treatment

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New Discoveries with Body Cooling and Refractory Epilepsy

Epilepsy affects more than 60 million people around the globe and roughly 1/3 of all with the condition face drug-resistance. This can make life very challenging, as it means that ...

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Predicting Recurrence of Epilepsy in Patients Who Stop Taking Antiepileptic Drugs

A study published in Epilepsy & Behavior in June 2020 has examined the risks associated with patients who withdraw from their antiepileptic drugs to discontinue treatment. ...

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Chances of Developing Epilepsy in Your Life Could Be Higher Than You Think

A recent study from the Institute of Medicine has found that one out of 26 people will develop epilepsy at some point in their lives. The development of epilepsy tends to be more ...

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Psychological Distress Among Epilepsy Patients in China During COVID-19

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that affects many millions of people around the world. More than 25% of those who have epilepsy also have a mental health disorder, ...

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COVID-19 and Genetic Epilepsies

The world has changed greatly over the last several months. We are dealing with a widespread pandemic that doesn’t show signs of retreating anytime soon. The virus has caused many ...

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Trojan Horse Method Used in Innovative Epilepsy Treatment Study

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Gene Ancestry Reveals Source of Epilepsy

December of 2019 saw a startling set of findings from research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute emerge. In a report on the discoveries, it was noted that the discoveries are ...

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