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Good Results with Early Resective Surgery for Epilepsy

Good Results with Early Resective Surgery for Epilepsy

Surgeons are more likely than ever to consider resective procedures in infants and young children who have refractory seizure disorders. Surgical, anesthetic and pediatric care advances have increased this procedure’s safety margin. Freedom from seizures,...

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Sad News – Coach Jerry Kill Retiring

Sad News – Coach Jerry Kill Retiring

While coaching football, Jerry Kill taught us about epilepsy If there’s a guy you could root for in Minnesota sports, it was U of M football coach Jerry Kill, if only to mute the sportswriters who wanted him fired a few years ago when his epilepsy caused him to...

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BREAKTHROUGH: Scientists decode central signal switch associated with epileptic seizures

BREAKTHROUGH: Scientists decode central signal switch associated with epileptic seizures

Scientists at the University of Bonn and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) have decoded a central signal cascade associated with epileptic seizures. If the researchers blocked a central switch in epileptic mice, the frequency and severity of the seizures...

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