Category: "TBI"

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

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

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Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After ‘Mild’ TBI

Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After ‘Mild’ TBI

A traumatic brain injury (TBI), even a mild type, can lead to post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) up to a year after the head injury occurs, new research suggests. Results from a multicenter, prospective cohort study showed 2.7% of nearly 1500 participants with TBI reported also having PTE, and these patients had significantly worse outcomes than those without PTE. “Post-traumatic epilepsy is common even in […]

Ohio State leading world’s first study using focused ultrasound to treat epilepsy

Ohio State leading world’s first study using focused ultrasound to treat epilepsy

In a first-in-world clinical trial, researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine are studying how well focused ultrasound surgery works in adults with a specific type of epilepsy whose seizures are not controlled by medication. Up to 10 adults with the “medically refractory lobe focal onset” type of epilepsy will be enrolled in this study. The technique […]

Causes and effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Traumatic brain injury can happen when a sudden, violent blow or jolt to the head results in damage to the brain. In the United States and elsewhere, it is a major cause of disability and death. As the brain collides with the inside of the skull, there may be bruising of the brain, tearing of […]

Stopping Epilepsy Before It Starts?

Stopping Epilepsy Before It Starts?

“Being able to identify that a person is likely to develop epilepsy following a brain injury is one of the most important focus areas in modern-day epilepsy research,” says Dr. Laura Lubbers, CURE’s Chief Scientific Officer. “With 3.4 million Americans suffering from epilepsy and seizures in the U.S., this discovery of a predictive biomarker for […]

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