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Families of children with epilepsy want to discuss the risks and complications of their child's disorder, including death. Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy is the rare...
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Febrile Seizure Risk after Vaccination in Children One to Five Months
The risk of febrile seizure is temporarily increased for a few days after administration of certain vaccines in children aged 6 through 23 months. Our objective was to...
1 day ago - Pediatric Neurology
Altered Brain Networks can Generate Seizures in People With Epilepsy
Epilepsy has many possible causes, including illness, brain injury, and abnormal brain development. In many cases, the cause is unknown.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Fitbit May Have a New Way To Detect an Irregular Heartbeat
When a 42-year-old patient came to Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in New Jersey to be treated after a seizure last year, doctors were able to identify exactly when his...
2 days ago - Time - 2 articles
Diet Determines Seizure Latency: Study
Estrogen production in the brain is directly linked to the presence of docosahexaenoic acid , which helps in treating epilepsy.
4 days ago - Medindia Health
More Americans Suffering From Brain Disorder, Epilepsy - AARP
8 minutes ago... A new CDC report indicates that more Americans are diagnosed with epilepsy, which symptoms can include seizure and shortness of breath.
5 days ago - AARP
Brain regions most likely to cause epilepsy seizures
Scientists have developed a new way to detect which areas of the brain contribute most greatly to epilepsy seizures, according to a new study. The strategy could help surgeons...
5 days ago - ScienceDaily - 6 articles
Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake
Scientists are increasingly appreciating estrogen's role in brain health. Now for the first time, production of estrogen in the brain has been directly linked to the presence...
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Neonatal epileptic encephalopathy caused by de novo GNAO1 mutation misdiagnosed as atypical Rett syndrome: Cautions in interpretation of genomic test results
Epileptic encephalopathies are childhood brain disorders characterized by a variety of severe epilepsy syndromes that differ by the age of onset and seizure type. Until...
7 days ago - Seminars in Pediatric Neurology
Batten's disease boy undergoes groundbreaking treatment
Ely Bowman, from Irvine, California, was born with Batten's Disease, a rare nerve disorder that typically causes seizures, speech loss, paralysis and eventually an early death.
8 days ago - Daily Mail
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What is continuing care and how is it different than home health care?
Continuing care, home health care... understanding these terms can ensure better care for those who prefer aging in their own home. Consider this situation... One morning, Mary...
Walmart's Great Value frozen cherries recalled for listeria risk
Some frozen, organic, sweet, pitted cherries packaged under Walmart's Great Value brand are under recall after producer Sunrise Growers Inc. found Listeria monocytogenes during...
McDonald's to cut antibiotics from chicken supply by 2018
The move, unveiled in a policy statement on Wednesday, comes amid a broad effort to battle dangerous superbugs which are becoming increasingly resistant to medication.
Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk?
Increased odds only seemed to affect men or male smokers, study suggests Related MedlinePlus Pages: B Vitamins , Dietary Supplements , Lung Cancer
Back Off Barron Trump, He's 11 Years Old
Do we have to say it? Don't bully children in the press We're living in a very fractious and partisan time - a time when people will say just about anything in order to...
Gut Microbes can Influence Certain Neurological Disorders
There are hundreds of species of bacteria in our gut. Each species plays a different role in our health and requires different nutrients for growth.
Mitochondrial Genetic Patterns Associated With Autism
The risk for autism spectrum disorders may be influenced by genetic variations in mitochondrial DNA determined by ancient migrations.
Did Odell Beckham Jr. Curse Himself After Looking at the Eclipse?
Rodale Inc. His ankle injury during last night's game has us wondering Yesterday, the solar eclipse of the century captured the attention of millions across North America, as...
All primary school children will be offered the flu vaccine from next year
Year Four pupils will get the vaccine in 2017-18 followed by pupils in Years Five and Six in 2018-19
William And Harry Open Up About The Days Following Their Mother's Death
The two brothers appear in a revealing new BBC documentary.