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Pediatric Epilepsy Outcome Could Improve With Help From Big Data

Big data is changing the way that many aspects of the world operate, and this includes the medical field. Recent research from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has shown that ...

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Using Brain Activity Between Seizures to Treat Childhood Absence Epilepsy

CAE or childhood absence epilepsy is a unique variation of epilepsy. It is expressed by "blank looks" or staring spells in the child suffering from the condition. As the ...

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Does Your Child Need Genetic Testing for Pediatric Epilepsy?

Genetic testing is used to discover abnormalities, mutations, and genetic differences in DNA. These results are used to make accurate diagnosis and prognosis, as well as develop ...

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Rasmussen’s Syndrome in Children

Rasmussen’s syndrome is surrounded by mystery and is a rare form of epilepsy that has features of an autoimmune disorder where immune system cells fight against brain cell ...

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Pediatric Epilepsy and Behavioral Health

Many young people who are suffering from epilepsy also experience other issues with their health and their mental state. In fact, 50% of young people with epilepsy will experience ...

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Understanding Pediatric Coma Patients

Scales for coma have been created as a means to help better predict the outcome of the patient and the depth of consciousness. The use of various neurophysiologic tests and ...

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Remote Monitoring Could Help Detect Seizures in Newborns Who Are At Risk

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently announced that a team of researchers has found an easy and effective method of monitoring seizures in newborns. The method can ...

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Can Teleconsultation Prove Effective for Children with Epilepsy?

  It does not matter where you are; in this current era, you are in a country in which the COVID-19 pandemic has made major changes in many areas of life. From education to the ...

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Pediatric Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries in the ICU

Those who have had a traumatic brain injury are often at risk of posttraumatic epilepsy. This is a well-known fact, but most of the data are from adult patients rather than ...

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Observed Brain Activity Occuring in Absence Epilepsy

Recent research coming from Cardiff University has found “brain activity that underlies absence epilepsy.” This discovery has the potential to provide a new array of therapies ...

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