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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 […]

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 […]

Patient Friendly Diagnostic Tools Proposed For Epilepsy: Research

Patient Friendly Diagnostic Tools Proposed For Epilepsy: Research

IIT Delhi researchers propose a non-invasive, time efficient and patient-friendly diagnostic tool for epileptogenic zone detection Quite a lot of epilepsies can be controlled by medicines, however, when medicines fail to control seizures, it is labelled as drug-resistant epilepsy. Drug-resistant epilepsies are most likely to originate from structural abnormalities of the brain and hence brain […]

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

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

Click on the link below to join https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88326176138?pwd=L0ZCNS9Cd2Jtakp2dDgyRmZxcXhwdz09  

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. […]

GOSH: new epilepsy research reveals brain wiring differences

GOSH: new epilepsy research reveals brain wiring differences

New epilepsy research reveals brain wiring differences: Children with epilepsy have brains that are wired differently from those without the condition, a new study by our researchers has found. This new epilepsy research paves the way for improved treatment, specifically how different surgery techniques can treat children and young people with epilepsy. How epilepsy affects […]

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