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Wed, 06/19/2013
Q: What is a “Jacksonian” seizure? A. Jacksonian march, also called Jacksonian seizure, is one kind of a simple partial seizure. “Simple” in this context means patients do not lose awareness. Partial means that abnormal neuron firing only occurs in...
Wed, 06/12/2013
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is a devastating possibility for patients with epilepsy and their families. Currently, there is no proven method for preventing SUDEP, which occurs without warning to patients. Possible causes of SUDEP...
Wed, 06/12/2013
As we get into the summer season, there is nothing better than settling down with a good book to read either on vacation or at home to pass the time. This summer greets us with two excellent books where epilepsy serves as either the main character...
Wed, 06/05/2013
In the April 24, 2013 Neurology, Doctors Kaikoriboon and colleagues from Case Western Medical Center present an important study looking at how common epilepsy is among low income Americans. The paper, which used Ohio Medicaid insurance claims as its...
Wed, 06/05/2013
In the April 15, 2013 early view issue of the journal Epilepsia, Doctors Hirose and colleagues from the Genetics Commission of the International League Against Epilepsy present an important, clinically applicable practice guideline with regards to...

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