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Old 06-10-2015, 09:46 AM
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Lightbulb SUDEP Action's fundraiser for the Wearable Apnoea Detection Device


I don't normally allow fundraising solicitations here at CWE, but the folks at SUDEP Action (a registered non-profit in the UK) reached out to me and this seems like a really worthwhile cause, so I'm giving them a hand.

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A lethal seizure often happens when someone is asleep and often the seizure is not noticed by others.

Professor John Duncan of UCL Institute of Neurology has created a device that sounds an alarm when someone stops breathing. The device has already proved to be successful when tested on people with sleep apnoea. We need to raise 165,000 so that the device can be tested on 50 people with epilepsy attending the Video EEG Unit at the UCH. So far we have raised roughly 148,000 of the 165,000 needed for these tests to be performed. We urgently need the rest.
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http://campaign.justgiving.com/chari...epaction/wadd2
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I just added a banner for Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy Action to the rotation so you might start seeing it in the upper right corner of the page occassionally.
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