Latest epilepsy Stories

2013-10-31 23:35:29

This free educational event is part of the 2013 What You Need to Know if Epilepsy Has Touched Your Life Campaign NEREG has held throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to promote Epilepsy Awareness in patients, parents and health professionals Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The program is meant for parents and health professionals alike. Continuing education credits for New Jersey nurses will be provided. Invited speaker and childhood epilepsy expert, Dr. John Pellock...

2013-10-31 23:04:50

World Gardens Café Sponsors Epilepsy Awareness "Purple Ball" San Bernardino, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 On Saturday, November 16, 2013, Epilepsy Education Everywhere will be presenting its 4th Annual Purple Ball to raise funds for epilepsy awareness education. Epilepsy Education Everywhere, a non-profit organization, will be teaming up with World Gardens Café to provide food and fun throughout the evening. The event will be held at First Congregational United Church...

2013-10-30 23:20:13

Five-year-old Zander Welton is an unlikely trailblazer, but as one of the few children to receive a medical marijuana card from the state of Arizona, he is just that. After all conventional treatments for his severe epilepsy had failed, Zander’s parents, Jacob and Jennifer Welton recently turned to Dr. Elaine Burns, Medical Director of Southwest Medical Marijuana Evaluation Center. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Five-year-old Zander Welton is an unlikely trailblazer, but as one of...

2013-10-29 23:25:44

Recently released novel from author Lowell Evans introduces bold new approach to epilepsy awareness and education. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Author, Lowell G. Evans, has found a creative method to educate schools and the community on epilepsy awareness through his novel, The Village. Having epilepsy himself, Mr. Evans fashioned the fictional novel around working-class citizen, Kevin Bolden, who was diagnosed with epilepsy. Mr. Bolden, just like the millions people...

2013-10-28 23:23:16

Mayim Bialik, Darren Criss, Josh Duhamel, Josh Hutcherson, Carrie Ann Inaba and Other Celebrities Show Their Shoes to Show Support in End Epilepsy Social Media Campaign Los Angeles (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles is rallying the community to put their heels, walking shoes and flip flops on display in a social media campaign supporting the Walk to End Epilepsy on November 17th at the Rose Bowl. Already, hundreds have taken part in sharing photos of...

First Steps Toward Mind Reading
2013-10-15 15:39:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Nature Communications, researchers from Stanford University have used brain monitoring in ‘real-life’ situations to reveal the region of the brain responsible for numerical processing. The researcher said that unlike previous approaches, their research could lead to "mind-reading" technology that would allow a patient who cannot speak to communicate by simply thinking. They also speculate...

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