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Epilepsy: International researchers propose better seizure classification - Epilepsy is a wide-spread neurological disorder that affects around 50 million people worldwide. It is characterized by recurrent epileptic seizures, which are sudden bursts of electrical activity in ...

In Epilepsy, Brain-Responsive Stimulation Passes Long-term Tests - Two new long-term studies show that the RNS System direct brain responsive neurostimulator leads to reduction of seizure frequency in most epilepsy patients.

Three Diets Cut Seizures in Kids with Intractable Epilepsy - Three major methods of providing ketogenic diet therapy reduced seizures in children with drug-resistant epilepsy, the randomized DIET trial showed. Median reduction in seizure burden was similar with ...

Sanofi faces possible manslaughter charges in epilepsy drug probe - The drug is widely prescribed under different names as a treatment for epilepsy and other forms of seizure. Although there have been warnings for years that the drug should not be given to ...

French firm Sanofi indicted over epilepsy drug Depakine - Sanofi denies wrongdoing and says it warned of the potential risks long ago. It is already being prosecuted in France for allegedly providing misleading information about the drug. Valproate is widely ...

International researchers propose new classification system of seizures - Epilepsy is a wide-spread neurological disorder that affects around 50 million people worldwide. It is characterized by recurrent epileptic seizures, which are sudden bursts of electrical activity in ...

Poor Sleep Quality, Care Management Linked With Worsening of Seizure in Patients With Epilepsy - Amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in Italy, a significant number of patients with epilepsy reported difficulties managing their condition, especially those who reported greater use of ...

New epilepsy project aims for faster diagnosis and better treatment of epilepsy - Wally Lewis kept his epilepsy a secret for years. Since having brain surgery, he is now seizure free and is supporting a new project aiming to improve the lives of people with the disorder.

Xenon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (XENE) CEO Simon Pimstone on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 06, 2020, 17:30 ET Company Participants Jodi Regts - VP, Corporate Affairs & IR Simon Pimstone - CEO & Director Ian Mortimer - President, CFO & Company ...

New Published Data Show NeuroPace’s RNS® System Provides Patients with Unprecedented Seizure Reduction and Improved Quality of Life - Published results from the retrospective study of 150 patients across eight epilepsy centers showed that patients who received the RNS System achieved a one year median seizure frequency reduction ...

Neurofeedback News

Neurofeedback Systems Market 2020 - Impact of Covid 19 on Industry Share, Size, Price, CAGR, Growth Rate and Future Prospects - Jul 30, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Global “Neurofeedback Systems Market” Research Report delivers Key Analysis and Prospects of Neurofeedback Systems Manufacturers with the best Data and ...

Neurofeedback for the Treatment of Children and Adolescents With ADHD - Background: A randomized and controlled clinical study was performed to evaluate the use of neurofeedback (NF) to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD ...

What Is Neurofeedback? A Game-Changing ADHD Treatment - But what if there were a type of video game that made us better at those things? There is, and it’s called neurofeedback. Neurofeedback is not a new type of gaming experience. It’s more like a good ...

Neurofeedback Therapists in 48603 - Welcome! I own and operate a private practice in NE Michigan where I provide counseling, coaching services, consultation, and neurofeedback to individuals with a range of needs and challenges.

Neurofeedback Market 2020 with Top Countries Data: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2024 - Jul 08, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Neurofeedback Market 2020 Research Report Provides deep understanding, clarifies diversities of the market to help you decide not only the succeeding strategy but ...

Medical News Today

What to know about brain atrophy - Brain atrophy can refer to a loss of brain cells or a loss in the number of connections between these cells. In this article, learn about the symptoms of brain atrophy, as well as some causes and treatments.

What causes uncontrolled laughter in epilepsy? - A thorough investigation into an individual's uncontrolled laughter revealed that the cause was seizures resulting from a rare form of epilepsy.

Can the keto diet treat epilepsy? - The keto diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet. Here, learn how the keto diet could help reduce the frequency of epileptic seizures.

What to know about epilepsy in children - Epilepsy is a condition that causes seizures. It is relatively common in children. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatments here.

The brain finds a way to adapt, even when we remove half - Some people undergo surgery to remove half of the brain to stop seizures. Evidence suggests that this does not significantly alter brain function.

PubMed

epilepsy seizure; +16 new citations - 16 new pubmed citations were retrieved for your search. Click on the search hyperlink below to display the complete search results: epilepsy seizure These pubmed results were generated on 2020/08/09PubMed comprises more than millions of citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Centra...

Science Daily

Fever-associated seizures after vaccination do not affect development, behavior - Now a new study has found there is no difference in developmental and behavioral outcomes for children who have febrile seizures after vaccination, children who have febrile seizures not associated with vaccination and children who have never had a seizure.

Discovery of new step in how brain cells work could lead to new therapies for epilepsy - Researchers have identified a critical new step in how brain cells function in people with one of the most common forms of epilepsy. This could lead to new treatment approaches for people with drug-resistant epilepsy.

Three potential new targets for treating epilepsy - A major international study has uncovered three molecules that have the potential to be developed into new drugs to treat epilepsy. The findings are an important step towards discovering new drugs for people with epilepsy whose seizures cannot be controlled with current treatments.

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