Epilepsy & Seizures News

Mar 30, 2021
COVID-19-associated seizures may be common, linked to higher risk of death
Study examines the prevalence and risk factors for nonconvulsive seizures among patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
Feb 10, 2021
“Sleep hygiene” should be integrated into epilepsy diagnosis and management
Researchers present strong argument for screening children for sleep problems as an integral part of diagnosis and management of epilepsy.
Dec 24, 2020
Scientists discover how our brains track where we and others go
NIH-funded study suggests our brains may be more in tune with each other than we think.
Dec 21, 2020
A weather station for epileptic seizure
The unpredictability of epileptic seizures is a severe handicap for patients. Scientists have devised a technique that can predict seizure periods from one to several days in advance.
Oct 20, 2020
Focal epilepsy often overlooked
Earlier diagnosis could lead to fewer car accidents.
Sep 30, 2020
Obstructive sleep apnea risk varies in patients with different types of epilepsy
Understanding who is most at risk for sleep apnea can help doctors better treat epilepsy.
Sep 03, 2020
Using magnetic resonance elastography to detect epilepsy
Study uses magnetic resonance elastography to compare the stiffness of the hippocampus in patients who have epilepsy with healthy individuals.
Aug 26, 2020
Seizures during menstrual cycle linked to drug-resistant epilepsy
Study finds surprising connection in some women with genetic generalized epilepsy.
Aug 02, 2020
Epilepsy: International researchers propose better seizure classification
Researchers propose new classification system of seizures based on a deep understanding and mathematical modeling of brain oscillations.
Jul 28, 2020
Pandemic to accelerate adoption of electronic patient portal for epilepsy
COVID-19 pandemic is a catalyst to accelerate the adoption of technology-enabled patient care for epilepsy.
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