Zika is linked to microcephaly, a serious birth defect that affects a baby's brain.
Tue, 04/18/2017
Pastula DM, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Kobau R. Enhanced Epilepsy Surveillance and Awareness in the Age of Zika. JAMA Neurol. Published online April 17, 2017. Doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.0215. Description of Article Since the Zika virus (ZIKV) was first...
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Tue, 04/18/2017
Alyssa Call recently advocated for those living with epilepsy in Washington, D.C., as a representative from the Epilepsy Foundation of Utah for the 2017 Teens Speak Up! and Public Policy Institute conference. As a Teens Speak Up! participant, Alyssa...
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Wed, 04/12/2017
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is one of the largest funders of epilepsy research in the United States. Their $157.9 million-a-year investment in epilepsy research represents around 82% of the epilepsy research that is not coming from...
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Wed, 04/12/2017
AK Birnbaum, IE Leppik, K Svendsen, L Eberly. Neurology, 2017; 88: 751-757. Purpose There are 30,000 seniors (65 and over) with epilepsy in the United States. It’s hard to identify and treat seizures in older persons because symptoms of seizures may...
Athletes vs Epilepsy $1 million Shootout
Tue, 04/04/2017
On Monday, April 10, Athletes vs Epilepsy Ambassador and professional golfer Jeff Klauk and Perfect Golf Event will hold the first $1 Million Shootout to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation’s Athletes vs Epilepsy initiative and the Epilepsy Foundation...

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