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Facebook Live: The Resilient Caregiver
Dec 17, 2019
Join us Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. ET. Whether you’re a parent, family member, or friend, being a caregiver for someone with epilepsy can have its challenges. Caregivers can experience feelings of stress, anxiety, depression, poor...
Paint Night in Idaho
Dec 16, 2019
This month, the Epilepsy Foundation shines a spotlight on Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho (EFID). They are providing support, an outlet for creativity, and fun for Idaho's children and adults living with epilepsy through their Art Support Groups and...
From Genes to Epilepsies
Dec 12, 2019
Some epilepsies have clear genetic connections. They can either run in the family or can be traced to de novo (suddenly occurring) mutations of single genes. Others are less clear. Sometimes multiple genes are mutated, and sometimes there are...
Leaky Blood-Brain Barrier
Dec 4, 2019
Approximately one-third of people with epilepsy suffer from refractory (or drug-resistant) epilepsy that is not controlled by anti-seizure drugs (ASDs). The recurrence of these uncontrolled seizures has a significant impact on their quality of life...
Dr. Gordon Buchanan
Dec 2, 2019
Research by Epilepsy Foundation grantee Dr. Gordon Buchanan and colleagues sought to study role of neurotransmitters, such as serotonin (5-HT) and norepinephrine (NE), in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Their work was published in an...

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