I was diagnosed with epilepsy out of the blue at the age of 21 during my final year at university.
It changed my life dramatically over night and seizures continue to interrupt my life regularly.
But it […]
EpilepsyUni wrote a new post, BRAIN TECH: Carbon Electrodes Proven to Be Safe Brain Implants, on the site EpilepsyU 1 week ago
Researchers have successfully demonstrated how it is possible to interface graphene – a two-dimensional form of carbon – with neurons, or nerve cells, while maintaining the integrity of these vital cells. The […]
The medical marijuana oil study ongoing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is showing near across-the-board reductions in seizures for its patients.
Dr. Jerzy Szaflarski, head of the Division […]
EpilepsyUni wrote a new post, New computational techniques could help researchers pinpoint anatomical source of seizures, on the site EpilepsyU 1 week, 4 days ago
For the third of all epilepsy patients who don’t respond to medication, an alternative is to locate the small cluster of neurons that act as the seed of a seizure’s aberrant electrical activity and surgically […]
Chuck Carmen wrote a new post, A Standardized Diagnostic Approach and Ongoing Feedback Improves Outcome in Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures, on the site EpilepsyU 1 week, 5 days ago
Nonepileptic events, or seizures that are not caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, are frequently misunderstood. Psychogenic nonepileptic events or seizures (PNES) is the term used […]
Chuck Carmen wrote a new post, Group therapy helps autistic children to cope better with everyday life, on the site EpilepsyU 2 weeks ago
An the framework of group therapy developed at Goethe University Frankfurt, children and adolescents with high functioning ASD can learn how to cope better in the social world and also achieve a lasting […]