Category: "Epilepsy in children"

Health Disparities Not Adequately Covered in Youth Epilepsy Studies

Health Disparities Not Adequately Covered in Youth Epilepsy Studies

Health disparities likely exist in youth epilepsy but few studies have focused on these disparities. Children and youth with epilepsy (CYE) likely have disparities that are not being focused on in studies of the disorder in the population, according to an article in Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. This lack of focus could lead to disparities being underrecognized […]

New materials could lead to implantable treatments for epilepsy

New materials could lead to implantable treatments for epilepsy

The prospect of a cure for a type of epilepsy could be one step closer following breakthrough research on materials that may help new types of probes be safely implanted in the brain. Bioengineering researchers from the University of Glasgow have investigated new dissolvable coatings which could help safely guide flexible implants into brains to […]

Stay Cool: Hot Weather and Epilepsy

Stay Cool: Hot Weather and Epilepsy

Unusually warm weather can increase the risk of seizures in people with epilepsy This week (12 June 2023) has seen a rise in temperatures across the UK, with BBC weather reporting that it will stay hot and humid over the next few days. Severe hot weather is dangerous to everyone, but unusually warm weather can […]

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