Did Pope Pius IX (1792-1878) have epilepsy? Joseph Sirven, MD, Mayo Clinic, and his colleagues recently published a study that indicates that the Pope did indeed have epilepsy. The goal of the study, according to the abstract, was “to assess how...
Do flashing lights ever cause you to have a seizure? Has the light from your computer or television screen made you feel strange or confused? Does the sunlight flickering through the trees bother you? If you answered "Yes" to any of these...
Marilyn Spivack is Neurotrauma Outreach Coordinator at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Co-founder of the Brain Injury Association of America. This story is adapted from remarks delivered to the CIMIT Brain Injury Symposium on November 15,...
Marilyn Spivack Talks about Her Daughter Read More Anne Van Cott, MD, Talks about Our Military and Post-traumatic Epilepsy By Rita Watson, MPH You work with soldiers returning from war zones. Are you seeing veterans with traumatic...
Epilepsy.com and the web have been a preoccupation and basic element of my life for some 7 years now. In recent years, I have been particularly impressed and excited by the evolution of social networking, of community driven content like wikipedia...

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