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Light-activated Compound May Be of Help for Epileptics in Future

Brain activity has been compared to a light bulb turning on in the head. Scientists have reversed this notion, creating a drug that stops brain activity// when a light shines on it. The unexpected result, reported online in Nature Neuroscience, turned several lights on in researchers' heads. ...

A boon to epileptics

Stimulating the brain with a dose of low-frequency magnetism reduces the number of seizures suffered by severe epileptics, a study has found. Researchers at Gottingen in Germany used a coil which was placed on the side of the head to direct// the magnetic pulses to the brain. The use of high-...

Seizing the day

... Subject to sudden unexpected seizures, epileptics are often a subject of discrimination in the workforce. Many employers are hesitant to hire epileptics, fearing that stressful workplace situations mi...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...llowing the diagnosis , Danish researchers report. epileptics are three times more likely to commit suicide than...tly after diagnosis,'' the researchers said. While epileptics experience a high rate of depression and other men...y, with proper medication, more than 70 percent of epileptics could be seizure-free, instead of the current 52 p...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...ren at ease , because their parents have told them that it was the same with Jonty. These are noble and brave words from one of the most famous epileptics in sporting history- Jonty Rhodes. Also known as the Flying Machine for his unchallenged fielding prowess, South African cricketer Rhodes who suffere...

Schwarz's New Epilepsy Drug Reduces Seizures

... of a phase 3 trial. The results of the 485-patient study were presented at the North American Regional Epilepsy Congress. The results proved that epileptics treated with a 200-mg dose of the drug, lacosamide, had 14.4 percent fewer seizures than those given a placebo, while patients given a 400-mg dose had...
epileptics in Biological News

Drops in blood oxygen levels may be key to sudden death in some epilepsy patients

...line in the Oct. 24 issue of the journal Brain , studied Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, what doctors call SUDEP for short, to examine deaths of epileptics not explained by repeated convulsive seizures, accidents or other mishaps. "What we've known for a long time is that SUDEP appears to be the most i...
epileptics in Biological Technology

Victhom announces the filing of a patent application to address sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP)

...ontrol System, which is currently in clinical trials. "The death rate among epileptics is about three times that of age-matched cohorts. This statistic may be exp... Victhom's Neurobionix division. Sudden death from unknown causes occurs in epileptics at a rate 24 times that of the general population. In patients with severe,...

New NIST mini-sensor may have biomedical and security applications

...ch as MRI or positron emission tomography (PET). Potential NIST collaborators are interested in making a portable MEG helmet that could be worn by epileptics to record brain activity before and during seizures. The devices would be much smaller and lighter than the SQUID helmets currently used for such stud...
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