Category: "Epilepsy in children"

Personalized Epilepsy Treatment for Each Child

Personalized Epilepsy Treatment for Each Child

A parent notices their usually active young daughter seems dazed and sleepy, staring and blinking. Another child falls over out of the blue. Others might shake, jerk, stiffen up—or even pass out. A child’s first seizure is almost always a shock and can be scary and confusing for the whole family. Afterward, many have to […]

Denver-based Cubby Beds gives families comfort caring for children with disabilities

Denver-based Cubby Beds gives families comfort caring for children with disabilities

Raising a child with a disability is a full-time job. And often, it means the parents get little or no sleep. But Denver-based Cubby Beds built an encompassing solution so everyone can rest easy. Cubby Beds are much more than a cool-looking place for kids to sleep. They’re a fortress of family care. “Cubby Beds are a […]

Here’s Why Texas Children Carry Different Colored Pumpkin Candy Buckets on Halloween

Here’s Why Texas Children Carry Different Colored Pumpkin Candy Buckets on Halloween

Halloween is slowly creeping up on us and soon your neighborhood will be filled with kids walking around with their candy buckets, ready to load up on candy! During the Halloween season we’re used to seeing children walking around with the bright orange pumpkin buckets, but recently you may have noticed that now these orange […]

Benign Rolandic Epilepsy

Benign Rolandic Epilepsy

What is Benign Rolandic Epilepsy? Benign rolandic epilepsy, also known as benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS), causes seizures that occur during sleep. Other names for benign rolandic epilepsy are: Childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes Self-limited epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (SeLECTS) The term “benign” refers to the fact that all children outgrow these seizures by their […]

King’s College London Identifies Impulsivity-Linked Genes In Epilepsy

King’s College London Identifies Impulsivity-Linked Genes In Epilepsy

  The new study, published in Nature Genomic Medicine, analyzed DNA from individuals with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. It is the first to screen for and identify genetic variants associated with impulsivity in a neuropsychiatric disorder. Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy is a common type of epilepsy characterized by several types of seizures starting in adolescence. This type […]

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