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Researchers working on blood test for epilepsy

Researchers in Ireland are looking to develop a blood test for epilepsy.   David Henshall is a professor of molecular physiology and neuroscience at the Ro...

Catamenial Epilepsy

Catamenial epilepsy is a form of seizure disorder that occurs in women with the frequency of the seizures related to the time of the menstrual cycle. Its name c...

Anthem Cracks Down on ER Visits

Insurer will only pay for what it deems an emergency   Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, the nation’s largest health insurer, is expanding its policy of not p...

New blood test predicts autism with 92 percent accuracy

(Note: Up to 30% of children with Autism have epilepsy) Researchers led by those from Warwick University in the United Kingdom have developed a diagnosis test f...

Epilepsy study links mossy brain cells to seizures and memory loss

NIH-funded study in mice suggests loss of mossy cells plays a critical role in both. New findings in a study of mice suggest that a loss of mossy cells may cont...

Learning stress-reducing techniques may benefit people with epilepsy

Learning techniques to help manage stress may help people with epilepsy reduce how often they have seizures, according to a study published in the February 14, ...

Research reveals how brains develop the right mix of cells

Scientists have discovered a mechanism that controls the mix of cells in the developing brain, which could help us to understand and treat conditions such as ep...

Partnering to improve patient-neurologist dialogue about epilepsy

Digital Health Solutions, Child Neurology Foundation and Greenwich Biosciences begin work to create high-tech risk-screening tool    Experts in academia, p...

Medication Adherence Key to Epilepsy Treatment

In assessing the effectiveness of prescribed medication there is a strong emphasis on the ability of the patient to adhere to the regime recommended by the clin...

(PNES) Man battling illness that manifests itself through seizures

For Nathan Koops, the middle of 2016 brought on more than his mind could take. His family fled for their lives during the Fort McMurray wildfire in May, only fo...

The future of neurology: Transforming patient value through the integration of technology

Unprecedented innovation in technology is rapidly revolutionising human life when it comes to healthcare.   From implementing artificial intelligence (AI),...

Simple blood test could reveal epilepsy risk

A finger-prick blood test to diagnose epilepsy could be available within five years, according to scientists who are using tell-tale molecules called biomarkers...

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