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Seizure- or Epilepsy-Related Emergency Department Visits Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, 2019–2021

Seizure- or Epilepsy-Related Emergency Department Visits Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, 2019–2021

Summary What is already known about this topic? Seizures or epilepsy account for 1% of annual emergency department (ED) visits. Data on seizure- or epilepsy-related ED visits during the COVID-19 pandemic are limited. What is added by this report? Weekly seizure- or...

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Brain tumours and epilepsy

Brain tumours and epilepsy

During National Epilepsy Week, our Director of Research, Policy and Innovation Dr Karen Noble highlights the connection between brain tumours and epilepsy. Many brain tumour patients experience epileptic seizures and know the disruption these can cause. Seizures are...

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Plastic Bottle Recycling Market In 2022 : Increasing Demand In PD, Epilepsy, Dystonia, OCD Driving the growth of Industry

Plastic Bottle Recycling Market In 2022 : Increasing Demand In PD, Epilepsy, Dystonia, OCD Driving the growth of Industry

Plastic Bottle Recycling Market Insights 2022 : Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a neurosurgical procedure involving the implantation of a medical device called a neurostimulator (sometimes referred to as a ‘brain pacemaker’), which sends electrical impulses, through...

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‘Having the seizures gave me this extra push’ – Woman diagnosed with epilepsy in her 30s shares how it’s changed her life for the better

‘Having the seizures gave me this extra push’ – Woman diagnosed with epilepsy in her 30s shares how it’s changed her life for the better

‘I think having epilepsy was that push for me to say “live your life,”’ says 35-year-old Grace Upcraft, who was diagnosed with the condition in 2020. Grace is sharing her positive story for National Epilepsy Week, in the hope that it will help reassure others...

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