epilepsy surgery
Dec 6, 2020
Trephination Set, circa 1771-1830. Photo by Wellcome Trust The earliest notion of surgery for epilepsy dates to ancient times. Hippocrates who lived in 400 BC thought trephination, making a hole in the skull, could provide relief from seizures...
Quit Smoking Today
Nov 25, 2020
In a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in the article, "Prevalence and Trends in Cigarette Smoking Among Adults with Epilepsy — United States, 2010-2017" that 1 in 4 adults ...
Nov 23, 2020
Acompáñenos el miercoles, 2 de diciembre del 2020, a las 7:00 p.m. ET ¿Has tomado algunos medicamentos para la epilepsia, pero no han controlado tus crisis? ¿Alguna vez se ha preguntado si debe preguntarle a su médico si la cirugía de epilepsia o...
Infantile Spasms Awareness Week
Nov 22, 2020
From December 1-7, 2020, a coalition of organizations including the Epilepsy Foundation will mark the sixth annual Infantile Spasms Awareness Week (ISAW). The goal of ISAW is to: Increase awareness and understanding of infantile spasms through the...
Nov 18, 2020
In recognition of the 51,000 Native Americans living with active epilepsy in the United States, the Epilepsy Foundation is raising much-needed awareness during National Native American Heritage Month (November) and Native American Heritage Day (...

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