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Sick Child
Sep 24, 2014
What are febrile seizures? Febrile seizures usually occur in children and are associated with a rise in the body temperature. In most cases, febrile seizures are relatively harmless. However, a subset of children has febrile seizures that last 30...
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Sep 24, 2014
What is Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome? Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) is a rare form of epilepsy that is characterized by multiple seizure types, cognitive deficits and spike-and-wave complexes on the EEG. Causes of LGS are varied- ‘structural’ causes...
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Sep 17, 2014
Recent news reported early results of a study evaluating the risks of benzodiazepines and development of Alzheimer’s, a form of dementia. This preliminary report, published in the British Medical Journal, has generated many news stories that suggest...
Sep 17, 2014
  In this episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com, interviews Jon Davis about his "Shower Power" system. Shower Power is...
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Sep 17, 2014
A meeting to understand mechanisms underlying mortality in people with epilepsy was held in Minneapolis from June 19-22. The PAME (Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy) meeting was a unique opportunity for epileptologists, basic scientists and...

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