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Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
An expert task force has created a new definition for epilepsy that refines the scope of patients diagnosed with this brain disease.
Title: Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study Category: Health News Created: 4/14/2014 4:35:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Dr. Pierre Mégevand was in the middle of a somewhat-routine epilepsy test when his patient, a 22-year old man, said Mégevand and his medical team looked like they had transformed into Italians working at a pizzeria — aprons and...
A new marijuana-derived drug may treat epileptic children, without the high -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Children and young adults with epilepsy are more likely to suffer broken bones, burns and poisonings compared to those without the neurological disorder, new research has found.
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