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Epilepsy and Your Sex Life

Enhancing Intimacy Controlling seizures is key: Get help from your doctor Just about all aspects of a person’s life can be impacted by a diagnosis of epilepsy, including working, driving and family life. But the effects of epilepsy can reach into the bedroom as well,...

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PRESS RELEASE: Epilepsy Research Opens a Window to the Brain

Cool Science and New Discoveries Highlighted During Epilepsy Awareness Month Newswise — West Hartford, Conn., November 5, 2014 -- Rapidly emerging technologies, novel imaging techniques, the development of new therapies and new genes, have given researchers and...

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Study Sheds Light on Epilepsy and Stress

It’s been well documented that stress is the most common seizure precipitant for people with epilepsy. But little is known about the specific stressors, the timing of the stressors and other associated factors for stress-precipitated seizures. If investigators could...

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Initial Data on ‘Pharma Grade’ Cannabidiol in Epilepsy

Initial data from an open-label study in treatment-resistant epilepsy of pharmaceutical-grade cannabidiol — the nonpsychoactive ingredient in marijuana that is believed to be responsible for its antiepileptic action — suggest that it reduces seizure rate by about 30%....

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Surgery May Prolong Life in Some Children With Epilepsy

Epilepsy surgery adds several years to the life expectancy of children with refractory epilepsy who are deemed suitable surgical candidates, and it may improve their quality of life compared with continuing medical therapy only, a new study suggests. While there's a...

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