Family
Tue, 08/02/2016
Recently, we’ve had lots of family members of people newly diagnosed with epilepsy coming to ask questions and hear from other family members. People bring their worries about the unpredictability of epilepsy, fears of seeing a seizure, and...
Research
Tue, 08/02/2016
The University of Virginia Comprehensive Epilepsy Program is conducting a research study on the use of focused ultrasound to treat deep lesions in the brain causing intractable epilepsy in adults 18 to 80 years old. Focused ultrasound is a new...
Woman on Phone
Wed, 07/27/2016
For people who struggle with epilepsy, depression is the most commonly diagnosed mental illness reported. People with epilepsy who are depressed are more likely to report increased seizure activity compared to non-depressed people with epilepsy. An...
Tue, 07/26/2016
The Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California and epilepsy.com have launched a new program of online sessions: Epilepsy iConnect at Home (EiCaH). These interactive sessions include a 15-minute presentation, followed by audience comments,...
Pregnant Woman
Tue, 07/26/2016
A study published in the June issue of Neurology, “Pregnancy outcome following maternal exposure to pregabalin may call for concern,” offers new insight to the potential risks of pregabalin (Lyrica®) in women of child bearing age. The goal of...

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