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2013-11-24 23:04:24

“Qué Necesitas Saber si la Epilepsia Ha Tocado Tu Vida” (What you need to know if epilepsy has touched your life) by Marcelo Lancman, M.D., provides Spanish-speaking readers with clear explanations about epilepsy and how to live a full life despite challenges. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Marcelo Lancman, M.D., offers his knowledge as an epilepsy expert in “Qué Necesitas Saber si la Epilepsia Ha Tocado Tu Vida” (ISBN-10: 1490461329). Realizing the need for...

2013-11-23 23:00:06

Malichi Bell from Jacksonville, FL, had surgery at Wolfson Children's Hospital to disconnect the left side of his brain from the right to stop seizures that were leading to serious injuries. (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Christina Bell and her husband Troy didn’t suspect anything was wrong with their newborn son when he was born in 2005. Not until he was 9 months old when, while in the care of Troy’s grandmother, Malichi had his first seizure and began convulsing. “I had just left...

2013-11-22 10:41:57

A UT Arlington assistant engineering professor has developed a computational model that can more accurately predict when an epileptic seizure will occur next based on the patient’s personalized medical information. The research conducted by Shouyi Wang, an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, has been in the paper “Online Seizure Prediction Using an Adaptive Learning Approach” in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data...

2013-11-21 11:33:22

UT Dallas researchers have demonstrated that treating tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, using vagus nerve stimulation-tone therapy is safe and brought significant improvement to some of the participants in a small clinical trial. Drs. Sven Vanneste and Michael Kilgard of the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences used a new method pairing vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) with auditory tones to alleviate the symptoms of chronic tinnitus. Their results were published on Nov. 20 in the...

2013-11-19 12:59:00

Patients with the most common form of focal epilepsy have widespread, abnormal connections in their brains that could provide clues toward diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Temporal lobe epilepsy is characterized by seizures emanating from the temporal lobes, which sit on each side of the brain just above the ear. Previously, experts believed that the condition was related to isolated injuries of structures within the temporal...


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