Category: "Seizures"

New method developed for triggering and imaging seizures in epilepsy patients

New method developed for triggering and imaging seizures in epilepsy patients

Researchers have developed a new method for triggering and imaging seizures in epilepsy patients, offering physicians the ability to collect real-time data to tailor epilepsy surgery. In contrast to previous practice, where physicians from neurology and nuclear medicine had to wait for hours to days in hopes of capturing the onset of a seizure, the […]

Spotlight on… Dr James W Mitchell – Epilepsy Research Institute

Spotlight on… Dr James W Mitchell – Epilepsy Research Institute

Dr James W Mitchell is an Early Career Co-Lead for the Institute’s Capacity Building research theme. Dr Mitchell is also a neurology registrar at The Walton Centre in Liverpool, a recent Association of British Neurologists and Guarantors of Brain Research Fellow and has led the EPSET Project to develop an international core outcome set for […]

Condition Center: Epilepsy

Condition Center: Epilepsy

This informational guide, part of POPSUGAR’s Condition Center, lays out the realities of this health concern: what it is, what it can look like, and strategies that medical experts say are proven to help. You should always consult your doctor regarding matters pertaining to your health and before starting any course of medical treatment. Having a […]

First-of-its-kind blood test to revolutionize detection of psychiatric disorders

First-of-its-kind blood test to revolutionize detection of psychiatric disorders

“This is very exciting because right now, there isn’t a blood marker for disorders affecting the brain.” BALTIMORE — A pioneering new blood test is being developed to detect mental health disorders. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center researchers are hoping this blood test can identify psychiatric and neurological issues, including postpartum depression, schizophrenia, and epilepsy. This research illuminates […]

Special session reviews goals, progress for advancing epilepsy research and care

Special session reviews goals, progress for advancing epilepsy research and care

Newswise — A special session at the American Epilepsy Society meeting in December 2023 attracted more than 70 attendees to review progress on the Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and other Neurological Disorders (IGAP) and discuss strategies for moving forward. ILAE President Helen Cross discussed progress toward IGAP targets (see box). This included preliminary results […]

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