Dec 23, 2014
Recent years have seen adoption of several therapeutic devices for epilepsy, such as the vagus nerve stimulator, responsive neurostimulation, deep brain stimulation, Visualase laser surgery, and more, are on the way. Behind each of these approvals...
Dec 17, 2014
In order to become a board-certified neurologist in the U.S., medical students have to complete a neurology residency and pass the Neurology Boards. The neurology residency comprises a first year of general medicine (known as the internship)...
Dec 17, 2014
Living with seizures and epilepsy is a family affair. It affects everyone to some extent but in different ways. The person who has seizures may feel helpless, scared, worried or a host of feelings. Family members and close friends may feel these...
Dec 10, 2014
What is the problem the scientists were trying to solve? Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is a condition where seizures originate from the temporal lobe of the brain. One of the causes of TLE is an initiating event like meningitis or a penetrating...
Brainscan of brains with and without ADHD
Dec 10, 2014
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or attention deficit disorder, also known as ADHD or ADD, is a common problem in children and teenagers.  In early December, Joseph Sirven M.D., Editor-in-chief of www.epilepsy.com...

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