Category: "Epilepsy in women"

Galloway police assumed this woman had taken drugs. Instead, she was having an epileptic seizure.

Galloway police assumed this woman had taken drugs. Instead, she was having an epileptic seizure.

Corynne McKenney-Collier’s lawyer Stanley King filed a tort notice last week of intentions to file a lawsuit alleging “unnecessary and excessive force” by Galloway police.   Shortly after leaving home for work about 7 a.m., Corynne McKenney-Collier’s vehicle swerved on a South Jersey road, striking a tree. After having an epileptic seizure, she has little […]

Kendal man to walk entire length of Hadrian’s Wall in memory of partner who died from epilepsy

Kendal man to walk entire length of Hadrian’s Wall in memory of partner who died from epilepsy

A Kendal man is walking the entire length of Hadrian’s Wall in memory of his partner who died from epilepsy. Ewan Duff is walking 84 miles without stopping to raise money for SUDEP, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, Action. His partner Rachel Morgan died despite having no formal diagnosis for epilepsy. In January had a […]

Jelenew Teams Up with Olympic Medalist Marion Clignet Teams for an Inspiring Charity Ride

Jelenew Teams Up with Olympic Medalist Marion Clignet Teams for an Inspiring Charity Ride

Jelenew, a leading luxury women’s cycling brand, recently orchestrated a charity cyclosportive to uplift and advocate for individuals affected by epilepsy. This event took place on the third of June in the picturesque setting of Mauvezin, Gers, and aims to raise awareness and funds to build a gym for the children of the CASTELNOUVEL MECCS, a […]

How The Vagus Nerve And A Glass Of Water Can Influence Your Mood

How The Vagus Nerve And A Glass Of Water Can Influence Your Mood

You can’t solve life’s problems with icy water, but sometimes it can help. Stress can have a catastrophic effect on the body and it can be hard to find ways to regain control when you’re in the midst of it, but what if something as simple as a cold glass of water could change that? […]

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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