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  • http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/epilepsy/epilepsy.htm
  • This study increases the understanding of uncontrolled epilepsy and trains neurologists and neurosurgeons to manage the disorder.
  • http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs999/en/
  • Epilepsy is a chronic noncommunicable disorder of the brain that affects people of all ages.
  • http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Epilepsy/Pages/Introduction.aspx
  • Epilepsy is a condition that affects the brain and causes repeated seizures.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epilepsia
  • Epilepsy is a group of neurological diseases characterized by epileptic seizures.[1][2] Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable to long periods of vigorous shaking.[3] In epilepsy, seizures tend to recur, and have...
  • http://patient.info/health/epilepsy-a-general-introduction
  • The definition of epilepsy is more than one seizure.The frequency of seizures in people with epilepsy varies.
  • http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement...
  • The identification of a seizure as a symptom and not a disease diagnosis is an important distinction.
  • https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000694.htm
  • Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which a person has repeated seizures over time.
  • http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/neurologic-disorders/sei...
  • Most patients appear neurologically normal between seizures, although high doses of the drugs used to treat seizure disorders, particularly anticonvulsants, can reduce alertness.
  • https://www.epilepsy.va.gov/Information/about.asp
  • Epilepsy is a medical condition that produces seizures that affect a variety of mental and physical functions.
  • http://www.epilepsy.com/learn/about-epilepsy-basics
  • Epilepsy is a condition of the brain causing seizures.
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    News

    UIC Epilepsy Research in the News
    Medicine - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    A synaptic protein defect associated with reflex seizure disorder
    Neurology - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Spectrum and time course of epilepsy and the associated cognitive decline in MECP2 duplication syndrome
    Neurology - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Teamwork aids management and raises new issues in epilepsy
    Nature - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    People with epilepsy fear discrimination according to national charity poll 24 Mar 2016
    Medical News Today - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Epilepsy: first FDA-approved medicine manufactured using 3D printing technology now available 24 Mar 2016
    Medical News Today - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    High-tech epilepsy warning device could save lives An innovative piece of wearable tech could reduce the risk of death from nighttime seizures for individuals with therapy-resistant epilepsy. 25 Dec 2018
    Medical News Today - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Use of Common Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD in Kids
    Health Day - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Stem cells implanted into the brain stop epilepsy seizures in rats
    News Now - Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    9-year-old girl first child in Canada to undergo deep brain stimulation for epilepsy
    Google - Thursday, December 13, 2018
    Genetic study of epilepsy points to potential new therapies
    Science Daily - Thursday, December 13, 2018
    Gene therapy targets epilepsy
    Nature - Thursday, December 13, 2018
    The high-tech armband that could prevent night-time epilepsy deaths
    Daily Mail - Thursday, December 13, 2018
    First child in Canada undergoes deep brain stimulation for epilepsy, hospital says
    CBC - Thursday, December 13, 2018
    Cannabis-Based Compound May Reduce Seizures in Children With Epilepsy
    Science Daily - Thursday, December 6, 2018
    Teens, Adults With Epilepsy at High Risk for Depression
    Medpage Today - Thursday, December 6, 2018
    Center Grove officials address epilepsy controversy
    Indy Star - Thursday, December 6, 2018
    Rough Neighborhood, Worse Epilepsy?
    Doctors Lounge - Thursday, December 6, 2018
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    Videos

    Epilepsy - 3D Atlas Videos - Health Library - Nebraska Medicine ; Omaha, NE
         
  • Epilepsy is a seizure disorder in which there is a sudden, temporary change in how the brain functions.

  • NHS VIDEOS ; Epilepsy - Health videos - NHS Choices
         
  • Epilepsy is quite common: 80 people a day develop the condition.

  • ORLive, Inc.: Pediatric Hemispherectomy Surgical Treatment For Epilepsy
         
  • The surgery is performed in children who have a damaged cerebral hemisphere causing epilepsy.

  • Care Coordination Training Module 1 - Understanding Epilepsy
         
    This training program is an introduction to epilepsy. It provides an overview of the unique ways that epilepsy affects children and families. At the conclusion of this training, you will be able to define epilepsy, understand the experiences of childr...

    What epilepsy looks like? - Samantha
         
    Epilepsy is often referred to as a ‘hidden condition’. This is because unless you see someone having a seizure – you might have no idea that they have epilepsy! To make epilepsy visible, ten people with epilepsy show you what their epilepsy look...

    Epilepsy Surgery at Children's Hospital
         
    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Epilepsy Surgery program is one of the leading surgical programs in the country aimed at reducing or eliminating epileptic seizures through brain mapping and surgical intervention. The program is led by epileptolo...

    UPMC Physician Resources: Part 2: Selected Presentations from Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders, OCD, and Epilepsy
         
  • Describe the use of neurostimulation in the treatment of epilepsy

  • UTMB's Dr. Todd Masel on Epilepsy Symptoms, Diagnoses and Treatments
         
    Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain that causes seizures and can affect people in different ways. Seizures can be mild and barely noticeable, such as staring spells or twitches to the extremities, while others may be violent and harmful to the individual....

    Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders ; Howcast
         
  • They specialize in providing integrated care and comprehensive epilepsy treatment and in educating parents and families about seizure disorders.

  • Breyan's Seizure-Free Story: Treating Epilepsy with Laser Ablation Surgery
         
    At an early age Breyan Lumpkins was diagnosed with neurocysticercosis, a parasite from undercooked pork that had settled in her brain and formed a cyst, causing epileptic seizures. For a while, medication helped control the seizures, but when Breyan hit p...

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    An EEG can aid in locating the focus of the epileptic seizure.
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    "We need strong public health programs to promote health and quality of life for people with epilepsy and to improve public understanding of this condition."
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    Epilepsy may be due to a medical condition or injury that affects the brain.
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    To estimate epilepsy prevalence among adults 18 years or older, CDC analyzed data from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey, which is an annual household survey of the U.S. population.
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    Public health agencies can work with the Epilepsy Foundation (EF), EF state affiliates, and other health and human service providers to eliminate barriers to care for people with epilepsy.
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    Public health agencies can work with the Epilepsy Foundation (EF), EF state affiliates, and other health and human service providers to eliminate barriers to care for people with epilepsy.
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    How do you evaluate if a child with epilepsy needs surgery?
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