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Most Adult Epilepsy-Related Deaths Could Be Avoided

Most Adult Epilepsy-Related Deaths Could Be Avoided

Almost 80% of epilepsy deaths among adults are potentially avoidable, results of a new study from Scotland suggest. Dr Gashirai Mbizvo The research shows that such avoidable deaths "remain common and have not declined over time, despite advances in treatment,"...

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Reducing Suicide Risk in People With Epilepsy

Reducing Suicide Risk in People With Epilepsy

About 12% of people with epilepsy experience suicidal thoughts at some point in their life. Among children and teens, the rate is as high as 20%. Compared with the general population, people with epilepsy are more likely to attempt suicide, and they are also more...

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Treating Epilepsy with Stimulated Seizures

Treating Epilepsy with Stimulated Seizures

Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder that affects 65 million people around the world. Despite being so common, it is generally not well understood and around one-third of those afflicted cannot control their condition with medication. One of the emerging ways to...

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Neuroscience research: 6 fascinating findings

Neuroscience research: 6 fascinating findings

In this feature, we discuss six studies that uncover new and unexpected truths about the organ we hold in our skulls. Neuroscience is never easy, but the resulting intrigue is worth the effort. The brain is the pivotal hub of our central nervous system. Through this...

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