Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

Groove rhythm stimulates prefrontal cortex function in groove enjoyers

Groove rhythm stimulates prefrontal cortex function in groove enjoyers

Abstract Hearing a groove rhythm (GR), which creates the sensation of wanting to move to the music, can also create feelings of pleasure and arousal in people, and it may enhance cognitive performance, as does exercise, by stimulating the prefrontal cortex. Here, we examined the hypothesis that GR enhances executive function (EF) by acting on […]

Large-scale medical cannabis study led by FGCU will explore best CBD/THC ratio for treatment of anxiety

Large-scale medical cannabis study led by FGCU will explore best CBD/THC ratio for treatment of anxiety

According to data from the Florida Department of Health there are more than 645-thousand active patients currently eligible for medicinal cannabis in Florida. Qualifying conditions in Florida include things like cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, seizures, PTSD, Parkinson’s disease, and anxiety. And while multiple peer-reviewed studies have shown that cannabis can be effective in treating anxiety, much less is […]

Passenger suffered epileptic seizure amid Dublin Airport weekend chaos

Passenger suffered epileptic seizure amid Dublin Airport weekend chaos

The passenger’s wife believes the stress of the situation triggered the seizure. Monday night’s episode of Claire Byrne saw a guest state that her husband suffered an epileptic seizure during the chaos at Dublin Airport last weekend. This follows the DAA (Dublin Airport Authority) confirming on Monday that over 1,000 people missed flights on Sunday due to […]

Puppet performance educates families about epilepsy

Puppet performance educates families about epilepsy

Demmi Connonlly (left) and Darrel Stephenson showcase a puppet show that educates and entertains children about epilepsy. It runs at the International Children’s Festival of the Arts from June 2 to 5. Children with epilepsy often face numerous personal challenges. There is the fear of repeatedly dealing with the physical effects of seizures, side effects from […]

Time for employers to learn more about epilepsy

Time for employers to learn more about epilepsy

Lesslie Young on the challenges facing people with epilepsy Last week, Epilepsy Scotland launched the #ExcelWithEpilepsy campaign during National Epilepsy Week. The aim of the campaign was to show that epilepsy or any other neurological condition does not have to stop people from doing amazing things. We wanted to show that epilepsy does not always […]

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 […]

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