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Superstitious, scientific aspects of Epilepsy

Superstitious, scientific aspects of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic disorder in the central nervous system hence it is also called a neurological disorder. This disorder usually causes abnormal brain activity, leading to seizures or periodic unusual behaviour, sensations, or loss of self-awareness. According to Deegbea, Aziato and Attiogbea (2019), epilepsy interrupts the normal electrical activity of the brain to cause […]

Stomach sleepers with epilepsy are at a higher risk of sudden death

Stomach sleepers with epilepsy are at a higher risk of sudden death

Epileptics who sleep on their stomachs may be at a higher risk of an unexpected, sudden death, says the American Academy of Neurology. Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by seizures. People with epilepsy who experience tonic clonic seizures (formally called grand mal seizures) that affect the whole brain are more likely to die suddenly […]

RADAR-CNS paves way for remote measurement technology to manage depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy

RADAR-CNS paves way for remote measurement technology to manage depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy

The RADAR-CNS project has collected data from smartphones and wearables to assess how remote measurement technology could help manage depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. The results of a six-year project involving 22 organizations across Europe and the United States have provided landmark insights into how technology in the form of wearables and smartphones could transform […]

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