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Sun, 12/04/2016
A new study found that nearly half of babies who suffer from infantile spasms are not accurately diagnosed for more than a month and this delay can increase the risk of intellectual disability, autism, lifelong epilepsy, and death. A team led by...
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Sun, 12/04/2016
Preliminary research released today at the American Epilepsy Society 70th Annual Meeting provided additional insight into driver safety for people living with epilepsy. Driving is typically safe for the 75 percent of people with epilepsy that have...
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Sat, 12/03/2016
For approximately one third of people with epilepsy, their seizures cannot be controlled with currently available anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). Cannabidiol, or CBD, may provide hope for some of these people who have no other treatment option. Three...
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Sat, 12/03/2016
When younger people have a stroke, they tend to experience more brain damage. A study presented today at the 2016 American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting reported that these younger stroke sufferers are at greater risk of developing epilepsy....
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Sat, 12/03/2016
For people living with epilepsy, the severity and frequency of their seizures affects their risk of permanent injury and death. In early research announced at the American Epilepsy Society's 70th Annual Meeting, Cannabidiol (CBD) provided a 30% to...

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