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  1. Penn Study Finds A Powerful Tool for Studying Epilepsy, Other Brain Disorders

    Penn Study Finds A Powerful Tool for Studying Epilepsy, Other Brain Disorders

    Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have used graphene — a two-dimensional form of carbon only one atom thick — to fabricate a new type of microelectrode that solves a major problem for investigators looking to understand the intricate circuitry of the brain. Pinning down the details of...

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  2. SURVEY: Caregivers more aware of SUDEP than patients

    SURVEY: Caregivers more aware of SUDEP than patients

    Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is concerning and many—even those with seizure disorders—may not be aware of this condition. New research published inEpilepsia, a journal published by Wiley on behalf of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), reports that 76% of caregivers are more likely to have heard of SUDEP compared with 65% of patients with epilepsy. Dr. Barbara...

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  3. Student Develops Epilepsy Apps, Wins $75,000

    Student Develops Epilepsy Apps, Wins $75,000

    Gainesville, Florida Eastside High School freshman Amir Helmy was just looking for a 7th grade science fair project idea in the fall of 2012. A family friend and neurologist was talking about the expensive and complicated equipment epilepsy patients had to rely on to monitor their seizures when Helmy came up with the idea for his first award-winning smartphone app....

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