Immune Response May Contribute to Pediatric Epilepsy

By:By Will Doss Irregular concentrations of T-cells in the brain contribute to the development of seizures in pediatric epilepsy, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal...

Epilepsy Drug Side-Effects:You Must Want To Know

They’re necessary but not necessarily nice. And every med has its own side-effects. Just as different people experience different difficulties. But here‘s the low-down...

‘Incredibles 2’: Theaters post warnings due to seizure concerns

CNN)Moviegoers seeing Disney's "Incredibles 2" might notice some health-related warning signs posted regarding the film, which had the biggest box office opening for an animated movie...

7 Most Common Causes of Brain Injury

Brain injuries can happen at any age, and they present a variety of short-term or long-term symptoms depending on the patient. From mood swings...

Worn Like a Helmet, a New Brain Scanner Aims to Make...

Lightweight equipment is not much larger than what a bicyclist would wear A brain scanner now used to guide treatment of patients with epilepsy and...

12 Things to Know About Seizures in Children

Seizures can be alarming, and even more so when they occur in children. However, unfortunately even the youngest among us aren’t immune to them. While...

FDA Approves Afinitor for Treating Seizures in TSC Patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have just approved a drug called Afinitor DISPERZ for treating tuberous sclerosis complex-associated partial onset seizures, reports PR Newswire....

Beyond EEGs — Diagnostic Tools for Epilepsy

How many of us have heard: “Your EEG is normal. You’re fine..”(“It’s all in your head?”) I know of people who have had 5 EEGs, only...

How to Stop a Seizure : You Must Want To Know?

Seizures might be scary, particularly grand mal seizures that result in repeated head movements or flailing limbs. Typically, the first thing you want to...

Is It Safe to Use Generics For Epilepsy? You Must Want...

You get your epilepsy prescription refilled, open the bottle, and see that the pills look different this time. A quick look at the label...