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  • http://www.uptodate.com/contents/seizures-in-adults-beyond-the-basics
  • WHAT IS A SEIZURE?The brain contains billions of neurons (nerve cells) that create and receive electrical impulses.
  • http://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=80
  • This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on seizure disorders.
  • http://www.drugs.com/health-guide/seizure.html
  • A seizure is a sudden change in the brain's normal electrical activity.
  • http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/pediatric...
  • A seizure occurs when part(s) of the brain receives a burst of abnormal electrical signals that temporarily interrupts normal electrical brain function.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/transcripts/1285_epilepsy-surgery
  • Overall, medication can control seizures in 60 percent to 70 percent of epilepsy patients.
  • http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/neurologic-disorders/sei...
  • A seizure is an abnormal, unregulated electrical discharge that occurs within the brain's cortical gray matter and transiently interrupts normal brain function.
  • https://www.medicalhomeportal.org/diagnoses-and-conditions/seizur...
  • Most require fourth and even fifth digits (see Seizures ICD9 ( 64 KB)).
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gelastic_seizure
  • The main sign of a gelastic seizure is a sudden outburst of laughter or crying with no apparent cause.[1] The laughter may sound unpleasant and sardonic rather than joyful.
  • hhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epileptic_seizure
  • A convulsion is a medical condition where body muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body.[1] Because a convulsion is often a symptom of an epileptic seizure, the term convulsion is sometimes used ...
  • http://patient.info/doctor/epilepsy-in-elderly-people
  • Establishing the diagnosis of epilepsy in old age can be more difficult than in younger patients, due to the extensive range of differential diagnoses and a higher prevalence of concomitant disease.
  • http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6443a2.htm?s_cid=mm6443a2_w
  • A seizure is a brief change in normal electrical brain activity resulting in alterations in awareness, perception, behavior, or movement.
  • http://www.stlouischildrens.org/our-services/neurosurgery-service...
  • A seizure occurs when part(s) of the brain receives a burst of abnormal electrical signals that temporarily interrupts normal electrical brain function.
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    Middle East and North Africa Italian authorities order seizure of migrant rescue ship
    The Guardian - Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Man, 31, rushed to A&E in an ambulance after collapsing because a COTTON BUD stuck in his ear caused an infection which triggered seizures and vomiting
    Daily Mail - Sunday, March 10, 2019
    Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss
    News Now - Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    Woman, 33, suffers seizures and paralysis after fracturing her face when she tripped and fell
    News Now - Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    Editors' note: Outcome after seizure recurrence on antiepileptic drug withdrawal following temporal lobectomy
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    Reader response: Outcome after seizure recurrence on antiepileptic drug withdrawal following temporal lobectomy
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    Author response: Outcome after seizure recurrence on antiepileptic drug withdrawal following temporal lobectomy
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    Professor Green fractures neck during seizure
    Google - Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    Professor Green cancels Birmingham show after a life threatening seizure
    Google - Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    Professor Green: Rapper fractures neck during seizure
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    Professor Green rushed to hospital after fracturing neck in seizure
    Google - Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, conversion, and somatic symptom disorders
    Neurology - Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    Adherence with psychotherapy and treatment outcomes for psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
    Neurology - Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    Professor Green forced to CANCEL his UK tour as he suffers neck fracture from falling during three horrific seizures Accident
    Daily Mail - Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    Small changes in synaptic gain lead to seizure-like activity in neuronal network at criticality
    Nature - Saturday, February 2, 2019
    US customs announces largest fentanyl seizure in its history
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    UPMC Physician Resources: Part 2: Selected Presentations from Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders, OCD, and Epilepsy
         
  • Seizures are characterized by transient increased network synchrony.Seizures from a single focus in a given patient have similar dynamics, particularly at seizure onset.

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    ViroPharma is an international biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercialising innovative products that address unmet medical needs. Seizures occur because of sudden and abnormal electrical activity in the brain. There are many ca...

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    http://www.dailyrxnews.com/service-dogs-can-be-trained-detect-seizures-protect-epilepsy-patients-injury Service dogs — who have traditionally been associated with blindness — can now be trained to detect incoming seizures and potentially save lives...

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    Psychogenic Seizures " What are They, How Can They be Diagnosed and Treated?
         
    Psychogenic seizures are attacks that may look like epileptic seizures, but are not caused by abnormal brain electrical discharges. Hear the experts explain this confusing disorder, its diagnosis and treatment. Speakers: Robert Fisher, MD, PhD; John Ba...

    UAB implants responsive neurostimulator for epilepsy seizure control, first in Southeast
         
    On June 18, neurosurgeons at the University of Alabama at Birmingham implanted a new type of electrical stimulator to control seizures in patients with difficult to control epilepsy.

    WBTV Story - Surgery for Seizures - Carolinas HealthCare System
         
    Amy Wise, wife of epilepsy patient Scott Wise, recounts her husband's issues with seizures and the decision to choose epilepsy surgery and the benefits the surgery has had on their life. Also, Bruce Mayes, MD, Neurologist with Carolinas HealthCare System ...

    Stopping seizures with laser therapy - Boston Children's Hospital
         
    Boston Children's Hospital is one of a handful of centers offering a new, minimally invasive laser therapy to remove tumors or diseased brain tissue that is too deep inside the brain to safely access with usual neurosurgical methods. Light energy from ...

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    A seizure is defined as a sudden, electrical discharge in the brain causing alterations in behavior, sensation or consciousness.
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    Brain tumors are among many medical conditions in which seizures can be a symptom
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    As age increases, risk of early and late seizures decreases.[5][22]
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    A febrile seizure is a generalized tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizure that occurs in some children as a response to a fever.
    The buildup of ammonia in the body is toxic and can cause brain damage, seizures and coma.
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    A febrile seizure is a generalized tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizure that occurs in some children as a response to a fever.
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    The buildup of ammonia in the body is toxic and can cause brain damage, seizures and coma.
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    The relative risk of post-traumatic seizures increases with the severity of traumatic brain injury.[20]
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    Under Article 37, "Any drugs, substances and equipment used in or intended for the commission of any of the offenses . . . shall be liable to seizure and confiscation."
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    The relative risk of post-traumatic seizures increases with the severity of traumatic brain injury.[20]
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    Generalized 3 Hz spike and wave discharges reflecting seizure activity
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    Based on your history and test results, your doctor will decide if he or she has enough information to determine the type of seizure and cause.
    Either type of partial seizure may become a generalized seizure if the electrical activity spreads from the part of the brain where the seizure started to the rest of the cerebral cortex.
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    Based on your history and test results, your doctor will decide if he or she has enough information to determine the type of seizure and cause.
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    Either type of partial seizure may become a generalized seizure if the electrical activity spreads from the part of the brain where the seizure started to the rest of the cerebral cortex.
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