This Wristband Will Help You Detect Possible Seizures
A wristband developed by a MIT Engineer can now detect changes in the human behavior, brain, especially during seizures caused by epilepsy.
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How patients became hooked on prescription pills
Fiona French's story makes for shocking reading. For 40 years, the social scientist from Edinburgh was given repeat prescriptions for benzodiazepine drugs to treat her epilepsy.
17 hours ago - Daily Mail
Pennell Recognized with Distinguished Service Award
Page Pennell, MD, director of Research for the Division of Epilepsy, was recently honored with the American Epilepsy Society's Distinguished Service Award during the society's...
1 day ago - BWH
Researchers connect brain blood vessel lesions to intestinal bacteria
Bacteria in the gut can influence the structure of the brain's blood vessels, and may be responsible for producing malformations that can lead to stroke or epilepsy, new...
3 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
The Deportation Fears of Immigrants With Disabled Children
Every few minutes, Abril begins to choke. Diagnosed as a baby with severe cerebral palsy and epilepsy, the Santa Cruz, California, 8-year-old has never spoken, or walked or...
3 days ago - The Atlantic
Offshore hospitals begin dispensing cannabis oil to patients, while failed drug policies in the USA prohibit compassionate medicine
Medical cannabis may be effective in managing chronic pain and inflammation and in treating neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's. It is also...
3 days ago - Natural News
Cumulative Incidence of Seizures and Epilepsy in 10-Year-old Children Born Before 28 Weeks Gestation
To evaluate seizures and epilepsy incidence in the first decade of life among children born extremely premature (
4 days ago - Pediatric Neurology
Laser Thermal Therapy Effective for Brain Tumors, Epilepsy
Researchers report success with MRI-guided laser interstitial thermotherapy to treat tumors considered inoperable, as well as intractable epilepsy. Medscape Medical News
4 days ago - Medscape
University of Warwick research focuses on absence epilepsy that affects children
A University of Warwick study to understand a form of epilepsy that affects children has received a grant from the charity Epilepsy Research UK. The research focuses on absence...
5 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
How the Medical Marijuana Industry Is Impacting Big Pharma
With medical marijuana currently legal in its various forms in 28 states and upwards of 1.2 million people using this alternative to traditional medication , this trend is...
5 days ago - HealthWorks Collective
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Heartbreaking Photos From Manchester Attack Hit Close To Home For Parents
Manchester attack hits close to home for parents Last night a terror attack left 22 people dead and dozens injured. The attack took place at an Ariana Grande concert at the...
One Alcoholic Drink a Day can Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is a common cancer affecting women in developed and developing countries. Alcohol, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity are major risk factors.
Surprising link found in black women breast cancer risk
Alcohol consumption is known to be a risk factor for breast cancer based on studies predominantly done in white women. Now, a University of North Carolina Lineberger...
Cambridge study finds 'starvation mode' DOES exist
Key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce, a University of Cambridge study has found. The findings could lead to new treatments for...
The Important Relationship Between Blood Pressure and Supplements
So your doctor has diagnosed you with hypertension, or high blood pressure. Now what? While you may have discussed some prescription medications, maybe you want more control...
Avoid Fruit Juice For Children Below One: Pediatricians
Giving fruit juice for infants or children at an earlier stage can cause tooth decay and weight gain. Therefore, children should be encouraged to eat whole fruits.
Supreme Court will not review DeCoster sentences in egg cases
Austin “Jack” DeCoster, 83, and his 53-year old son Peter DeCoster are not going to get their day in the Supreme Court after all, but instead are likely to spend their summer...
One small glass of wine a day raises breast cancer risk
The study authors, from the World Cancer Research Fund, estimate 12,000 cases of breast cancer could be prevented in the UK each year if nobody drank alcohol.
First Drug To Treat Low Blood Pressure Shows Promising Results
Angiotensin II secreted by the body in response to low blood pressure causes blood vessels to constrict and blood pressure to rise.
Can a £15 digital blood pressure monitor REALLY work?
DIY medical devices have never been slicker - and, thanks to technology, blood pressure monitors are now among the best. Here's our guide to the best.