Category: "Epilepsy in children"

STATE SENATOR ILEANA GARCIA GRANTED $500,000 TO RENOWNED NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL BRAIN INSTITUTE FOR PEDIATRIC EPILEPSY CARE & TREATMENT PROGRAM

STATE SENATOR ILEANA GARCIA GRANTED $500,000 TO RENOWNED NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL BRAIN INSTITUTE FOR PEDIATRIC EPILEPSY CARE & TREATMENT PROGRAM

Miami, FL —  On Wednesday, September 7th, 2022, the cutting-edge Brain Institute for Pediatric Epilepsy Care & Treatment Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital received a total of $500,000 thanks to the legislative efforts of State Senator Ileana Garcia this past congressional session. As one of the nation’s most premier and enduring comprehensive epilepsy programs for […]

17th Annual Dream for Kids Rally is Saturday In Ottertail

17th Annual Dream for Kids Rally is Saturday In Ottertail

OTTERTAIL, MN (KDLM) – The 17th Annual Dreams for Kids Rally is this Saturday at the Woodshed Bar and Grill in Ottertail, which helps raise money to grand local children’s wishes. This year’s rally will benefit Anna Warner, a third-grader at New York Mills Elementary School, who was diagnosed with epilepsy three years ago. “Epilepsy is where […]

Why does fasting reduce seizures?

Why does fasting reduce seizures?

Calorie restriction has long been associated with reduced seizures in epilepsy. New research from Boston Children’s Hospital helps explain how fasting affects neurons in the brain and could lead the way to new approaches that would avoid the need for fasting or restrictive diets. The findings were published August 30 in the journal Cell Reports. “This […]

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