Sun, 11/15/2015
Brain tumors can be associated with epilepsy, and some tumors are more likely to be associated with seizures than others. Brain tumors may cause seizures by applying mechanical pressure on adjacent tissue or by releasing excitatory neurotransmitters...
Sun, 11/15/2015
The Gene DEPDC5 The recent finding by Nascimento and colleagues (Neurology: Genetics 2015) that two of nine members of a family with epilepsy due to a mutation in the gene DEPDC5 died from SUDEP (sudden unexpected death in epilepsy) has lead...
Grieving Woman
Sun, 11/15/2015
Many professionals, as well as grievers, have said that each person’s experience of grief is unique. There are commonalities experienced in grief, but our feelings for the person who has died and the way we experience the loss are as unique as each...
Chat About
Tue, 11/10/2015
Join Chat About on November 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET and talk with Dr. David Ficker about treatment options for seizures and epilepsy. Dr. Ficker is professor of neurology and director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at the University of Cincinnati...
Wed, 11/04/2015
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) has published a report from a working group on Status Epilepticus. This group has recommended a new way to define and describe this seizure emergency. The revised terms and definitions address when a...

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