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  1. CNN’s 7 Things to Know about Epilepsy

    CNN’s 7 Things to Know about Epilepsy

    (CNN) – An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Actress Sky McCole Bartusiak, who passed away Saturday, was one of them. Bartusiak’s mother said her daughter had suffered from epileptic seizures since she was a baby. Epilepsy is a...

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  2. Studying Epilepsy and Pregnancy

    Studying Epilepsy and Pregnancy

    Better understanding the risks that some epileptic women and their children face is the goal of a major, decade-long national study now underway at 20 medical centers, including the University of Cincinnati. Most children born to mothers with epilepsy are normal, although some are at increased risk for...

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  3. Epilepsy and Depression and Anxiety

    Epilepsy and Depression and Anxiety

    Comorbid Conditions in Epilepsy The proper treatment of epilepsy requires eliminating seizures as much as possible without incurring intolerable side effects. Furthermore, identifying and treating comorbid conditions, both psychiatric and somatic, has recently emerged as an important priority. In my team’s recent research, we identified somatic and psychiatric comorbid conditions...

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