Wed, 03/02/2016
(Landover, MD) - The Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP (sudden unexpected death in epilepsy) Institute announced the winners of its second challenge, “Preventing Epilepsy Seizures.” This was the second of four challenges that will ultimately award...
Tue, 02/23/2016
“Marijuana works and should be available now as a standard treatment for seizures …” “Marijuana should remain an illegal substance and has no role as a medical treatment …” Those are the types of extreme statements I hear and read as soon as...
Mon, 02/22/2016
In recognition of Black History Month, Barbra Buoy talks about living with epilepsy, acceptance in her family and community, and her hopes for the future. #DareTo share your story so that others may learn from your experiences. For more...
couple supporting each other
Mon, 02/22/2016
“Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” “In Memoriam A. H. H.,” Canto 27, Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1809-1892 Ask a parent, spouse, grandparent, friend, or relative about the pain of loss and see if they agree with...
Mon, 02/22/2016
The contribution of genetics to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) risk is not clear. Some people with epilepsy may harbor genetic variations that predispose them to sudden death. The idea of “SUDEP genes” arises from clinical and...

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