Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

EU and WHO help to enhance primary care doctors in Barda to effectively address mental health concerns

EU and WHO help to enhance primary care doctors in Barda to effectively address mental health concerns

As part of the European Union (EU) funded Coordination and Transformation of Mental Health Services in the Post-conflict Settings project, implemented by World Health Organization (WHO) Azerbaijan, a training program took place at Barda District Central Hospital in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and TABIB. MhGAP is a practical approach to improving access to […]

Researchers Unlock Genetic Mutations Contributing to Disorders in the Brain

Researchers Unlock Genetic Mutations Contributing to Disorders in the Brain

Epilepsies are chronic neurological disorders in which large groups of neurons firing at the same time generate electrical activity that causes seizures and involuntary movements. They are one of the most common brain diseases in children and, in almost a quarter of cases, patients do not respond to standard medical treatments. Life-threatening treatment-resistant epilepsy often results […]

What Does Epilepsy Do to a Person?

What Does Epilepsy Do to a Person?

Epilepsy is the result of abnormal electrical activity in the brain, and the most common symptoms are sudden unusual behaviors, such as temporary confusion, staring and uncontrollable movements. “It’s sort of an electrical storm, if you will,” says neurologist Arun Antony, M.D., director of Epilepsy at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. “And although epilepsy is most common […]

Epilepsy in Adolescence

Epilepsy in Adolescence

Epilepsy is a disease that affects the electrical activity of the brain. If you want to know more about this disorder in adolescents, read on. Adolescence is a stage of development closely linked to epilepsy. This can be either because certain epileptic symptoms disappear during this phase or others appear. The prevalence of epilepsy in adolescents is […]

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