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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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