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A recent study revealed that most patients succeed in getting a job after temporal lobe surgery. But the most important predictor wasn’t seizure freedom, it was whether they were employed before the operation. Andres Kanner, M.D., Professor...
The ketogenic diet can be a very effective long-term treatment for children with epilepsy despite the potential adverse effects and challenges in following the diet, according to a study presented by Darcy Groesbeck at this year’s 58th annual...
Making the transition from high school to college is challenging for any young adult. There are so many factors to take into account, not in just the college preparation process such as maintaining a certain grade point level, taking SATs and ACTs,...
Where epilepsy is concerned there are so many questions surrounding how and where in the brain a seizure is generated. And when it comes to Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) the answer to these questions are even more compounded by the complexity of...
Fireworks
Fireworks, flags, video games and even early evening or night driving appear to carry a certain risk for people with epilepsy. Dr. Erba explained how it is that some people watching fireworks might find that the display triggers a seizure. He...

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