Latest Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Stories

2014-06-10 16:27:34

For people who don't respond to medications, SEEG pinpoints and eliminates exact source of seizures in brains CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the more than 2 million Americans living with epilepsy, managing seizures is the key to living a normal life. And for many, medications do just that - allowing them to drive, have jobs and raise families. But for almost one-third of epileptics, medicine is not enough. Specialists at Northwestern Medicine's Comprehensive...

2013-09-27 23:03:52

Everolimus Drug Study with TSC Patients to Measure Impact on Brain New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Bcureful® presented a check in the amount of $15,000.00 to Dr. Orrin Devinsky, Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, for his upcoming everolimus research project. Bcureful Board members Lori Nerheim of Chicago and Laurie Marshall of New York City presented the check to Dr. Devinsky. “Now is one of the most exciting times in TSC...

2011-11-10 18:30:46

Offers Guidance on Risk Factors, Possible Causes and Interventions to Help Prevent Sudden, Unexpected Death in Epilepsy Over time, epileptic seizures can lead to major health issues, including significant cognitive decline and even death, warns Orrin Devinsky, MD, professor, Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgeryand Psychiatryat NYU Langone Medical Center.  In a review article in the November 10, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Devinsky addresses the magnitude of...

2010-07-20 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Ga. and RED BANK, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new campaign explores the roles and responsibilities women uniquely encounter when living, or caring for a loved one, with epilepsy. "Women Succeeding with Epilepsy" is a collaboration between Epilepsy Advocate and HealthyWomen to educate, empower and inspire women and families whose lives are affected by epilepsy. To view, download and share photos and videos, visit:...

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