Category: "Epilepsy in seniors"

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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Seizure- or Epilepsy-Related Emergency Department Visits Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, 2019–2021

Seizure- or Epilepsy-Related Emergency Department Visits Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, 2019–2021

Summary What is already known about this topic? Seizures or epilepsy account for 1% of annual emergency department (ED) visits. Data on seizure- or epilepsy-related ED visits during the COVID-19 pandemic are limited. What is added by this report? Weekly seizure- or epilepsy-related ED visits decreased sharply during the early pandemic period among all age […]

Epilepsy Centers Focus on Unique Needs of Older Adults

Epilepsy Centers Focus on Unique Needs of Older Adults

Article In Brief Seizures in older adults often are more subtle than those experienced by younger people, so patients, caregivers, and even physicians may not detect them. However, diagnosing and treating seizures in older people is imperative because it could stave off cognitive decline. The neurologists interviewed here are developing multidisciplinary approaches to diagnosing and […]

Seizure study first step towards revealing which children are at risk of developing epilepsy

Seizure study first step towards revealing which children are at risk of developing epilepsy

Findings from an international genetic study involving the University of Melbourne means it may now be possible to predict which children are more likely to develop epilepsy later in life based on their genotype (the risk genes they may carry). The study looked at febrile seizures in 7,636 children from Denmark and Australia, identifying seven […]

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