What is Epilepsy?
What is Epilepsy?
THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than nine in 10 epilepsy patients who had brain surgery to try to control their seizures are happy they did so, a new survey reveals. The review appears to be driven by the fact that patients saw the number of debilitating seizures... Read More
THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in five adults with epilepsy also has symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study finds. Researchers surveyed almost 1,400 adult epilepsy patients across the United States. They found that more than 18 percent had significant ADHD symptoms. In comparison... Read More
THURSDAY, Nov. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children with epilepsy have an increased risk of dying prematurely, according to a new U.S. government report. The study found that for children up to 18 years old with epilepsy, the annual risk for death was 0.84 percent, compared with... Read More
I noticed that several of the reporters covering the recent news story about Senator Kennedy were using some brain terms (e.g., “stroke” and “seizure”) interchangeably. ... Read More
I came across some rather nifty equiptment while at a behavioral health conference this weekend. I’m walking around the exhibit hall and amidst the sea of computer software vendors... Read More
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