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Latest Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project Stories

2015-04-20 20:23:43

One in 10 People Worldwide Will Experience a First Seizure in Their Lifetime, Potentially Raising Risk For Epilepsy and Other Consequences if Untreated NEW YORK, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2014-03-31 16:27:04

Health Insurance Claim Data Suggests Value of Screening BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with an autoimmune disease have a 3.8-fold increased risk of developing

New Childhood Epilepsy Genes
2013-08-12 10:40:43

A large, international research consortium has identified 25 new mutations on nine key genes responsible for childhood epilepsy.

2012-06-11 23:00:24

The Epilepsy Study Consortium and Irody announce the use of an electronic patient diary on mobile devices for global personalized medicine study. Study objective is to identify clinical characteristics

2012-04-24 09:34:46

Ten years ago, a landmark clinical trial in Canada demonstrated the unequivocal effectiveness of brain surgeries for treating uncontrolled epilepsy, but since then the procedure has not been widely adopted—in fact, it is dramatically underutilized according to a new study from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

2012-04-02 20:34:33

New research confirms that childhood onset temporal lobe epilepsy has a significant impact on brain aging.

2012-03-27 13:50:05

Early-initiated immunotherapy appears to be associated with improved seizure outcomes among patients with autoimmune epilepsy.

2012-03-26 09:37:42

A new epilepsy gene for idiopathic epilepsy in Belgian Shepherds has been found in the canine chromosome 37.


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