Category: "Surgery"

Epilepsy: how an AI algorithm detects related brain abnormalities – new research

Epilepsy: how an AI algorithm detects related brain abnormalities – new research

Around 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy. While anti-seizure medications are available and effective for the majority of people with the condition, 20%-30% don’t respond to medications. Abnormalities in the brain are one of the leading causes of this drug-resistant epilepsy, which is usually identified by MRI scans before surgery is carried out to cure the […]

Scots tot with rare form of epilepsy that causes multiple seizures a day to undergo life-saving surgery

Scots tot with rare form of epilepsy that causes multiple seizures a day to undergo life-saving surgery

Little Thea Steele was also diagnosed with extensive cortical dysplasia and intractable epilepsy, which left her resistant to medication – and suffering from seizures every day. A Scots tot diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy which causes her to have multiple seizures a day is to undergo life-saving surgery to detach part of her brain. Thea […]

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. […]

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