Epilepsy News Listing

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Wed, 06/28/2017
Summer is here and it’s time for fun! Many people will be planning vacations, celebrating holidays, or just relaxing at home. But will seizures get in the way? Are their special precautions to take? Will side effects of medicines be a problem? Here...
Tue, 06/27/2017
The Charlie Foundation interviewed Christina Bergqvist MD from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to learn about how she uses ketogenic diet therapy for her patients with epilepsy. Listen as she talks about changes over the years related to when...
Focused Ultrasound
Tue, 06/27/2017
Focused ultrasound (soundwaves from outside the head) is being studied as a new way of treating a targeted area of the brain that may be causing a person’s seizures. The webinar’s panelists, Dr. Nathan Fountain and Dr. Travis Tierney, will talk...
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Tue, 06/20/2017
UPDATE: September 21, 2017 The Senate is again considering a dangerous health care bill. On September 13, 2017, Senator Graham introduced a new ACA "repeal and replace" proposal as an amendment to the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA),...
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Tue, 06/20/2017
This post is the first in a series following one family’s journey in seizure treatment and care. Lilly’s Journey Begins When our daughter Lilly was not quite 4-months old, we woke to find her in her crib, eyes glazed over, ashen, and not moving....

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