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What is Status Epilepticus?

What is Status Epilepticus?

Status epilepticus (SE) is an extremely serious and often fatal medical emergency. It may be defined as a continuous seizure which lasts for 30 minutes or more, or as 2 or more seizure episodes without the patient recovering full consciousness in between any 2...

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Social Security Probed For Disability Case Delays

Social Security Probed For Disability Case Delays

A lack of support staff, low morale and bad management are being cited by a government watchdog report as reasons for problems that the Social Security Administration (SSA) is having in providing adequate customer service to the millions of individuals who rely on its...

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Red Sea fungus yields leads for new epilepsy drugs

Red Sea fungus yields leads for new epilepsy drugs

New treatments for epilepsy are sorely needed because current medications don't work for many people with the disease. To find new leads, researchers have now turned to the sea -- a source of unique natural products that have been largely untapped for prospective...

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Catamenial Epilepsy Pathophysiology

Catamenial Epilepsy Pathophysiology

Catamenial epilepsy is a form of seizure disorder which is related to the hormonal changes during menstrual cycling in normal women. It has been found to account for about a third of women with epilepsy. PHOTO: Chuck Carmen, EpilepsyU Founder and Dr. Denise Taylor...

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