Category: "Medicine"

New hope for patients with rare epilepsy

New hope for patients with rare epilepsy

Thousands of children face seizures, developmental delays, and possible death from Dravet Syndrome. A new treatment built on Michigan Medicine research could help. Zain Tello grips a flyswatter, his big, brown eyes widening as he pretends it’s a double-bladed ax, just like Paul Bunyan’s. He loves tall tales, like Bunyan and John Henry, says his […]

Fewer Cures, Costlier Energy

Fewer Cures, Costlier Energy

The so-called Inflation Reduction Act has at its heart the most foolish trade-off imaginable. The so-called Inflation Reduction Act will be one of the greatest misallocations of federal resources in American history. The bill has many moving parts, but here’s a simple way to sum up its macroeconomic impact: It would transfer about a quarter […]

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

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

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Woman learns Mandarin after epilepsy turns out to be brain tumour

Woman learns Mandarin after epilepsy turns out to be brain tumour

Nicola had been working in IT in a busy law firm when she began to suffer seizures A woman has learned to speak Chinese – after tests ahead of brain tumor surgery revealed she had good linguistic skills. Mum Nicola Clark, 45, was wrongly diagnosed with epilepsy in 2010 after she started suffering absence seizures. […]

ILAE survey highlights global concerns about generic anti-seizure medications

ILAE survey highlights global concerns about generic anti-seizure medications

Neurologists worldwide have concerns about the use of generic anti-seizure medications, including poor or inconsistent quality, limited access, cost, and lack of regulatory control, according to a global survey of health care professionals conducted by the ILAE (International League Against Epilepsy) Generic Substitution Task Force. The survey collected 800 responses; 84% were from neurologists or epileptologists. […]

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