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Amazing tiny implantable device to study epilepsy!

Cambridge, MA based research lab Draper says it hopes to make a newly developed implantable electronic device available to researchers to study the effects on d...

The World Health Organization Announcement About Cannabidiol Is Big News For People With Epilepsy, But More Research Needs To Be Done

Marijuana’s effect on the body has garnered more and more interest as it becomes legal for medical and recreational use in different states. People who are agai...

Cannabis and Epilepsy Treatment

Since medicinal cannabis has become a more commonplace alternative for a well-established list of ailments, patients are finding a place for it next to their Ad...

Study Finds Epilepsy Patients Feel Better After Daily CBD Regimen

WASHINGTON DC — Patients with intractable epilepsy in Alabama felt better overall one year after initiating a daily cannabidiol (CBD) regimen, according to a st...

Presurgical imaging may predict whether epilepsy surgery will work

Rice University statisticians show integrative analysis can predict risk of postoperative seizures   Surgery to remove a part of the brain to give relief t...

Neurons: The basics

Neurons are responsible for carrying information throughout the human body. Using electrical and chemical signals, they help coordinate all of the necessary fun...

Children born to mothers with arthritis are 160% more likely to have epilepsy

Conclusion from a study of 1.4 million births.   They are also three times as likely to develop the agonizing condition in later life   Experts say ch...

Mom captures daughter’s seizures to show parents the reality of infantile spasms

Mom Sherrie Judd wants parents to know what the reality of infantile spasms looks like. In a Facebook post that now gone viral, Judd shared a short video of six...

Dump those derogatory disability terms

But don’t be overly politically correct about it   Disability language has changed dramatically in recent decades — most would argue for the better —...

Electronic ‘Nose’ Offers Rapid Epilepsy Diagnosis

An electronic “nose” that measures various compounds in exhaled breath reliably distinguishes patients with epilepsy from controls, new research sho...

Old Weight-Loss Drug Cuts Seizures in Dravet Syndrome

A drug that has previously been used as a weight-loss agent dramatically reduces seizures in young patients with Dravet syndrome (DS), new research shows.  ...

Brain MRI May Flag SUDEP Risk

MRI of the brain can detect potentially life-threatening brainstem damage in patients with epilepsy, suggesting the test could be used as a biomarker to identif...

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