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2013-01-07 11:07:04

New research reveals a shared genetic susceptibility to epilepsy and migraine. Findings published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), indicate that having a strong family history of seizure disorders increases the chance of having migraine with aura (MA). Medical evidence has established that migraine and epilepsy often co-occur in patients; this co-occurrence is called "comorbidity." Previous studies have found that people with epilepsy are...

2012-10-11 04:02:46

Epilepsy specialists will share their most updated knowledge on how to treat epilepsy and seizures through diets, epilepsy surgery, and anti-epileptic medications. Infantile spasms, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, Dravet´s Syndrome, genetics in epilepsy, autism, and how to deal with epilepsy emergencies will also be covered. Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 The Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) offers an all-day educational program on the management...

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...

2011-08-01 16:26:30

News Summary Using state-of-the-art, 7 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology, University of Minnesota Medical School researchers may have uncovered a better approach to diagnosing and treating epilepsy. Quotes "There is huge potential here to improve patient care through improved approaches to magnetic resonance imaging," said Dr. Thomas Henry. University of Minnesota Physician neurologist. "When you see how much clearer these 7 Tesla images are, compared with standard MRI, it's...

2011-02-16 15:23:25

Proof-of-concept research at NYU Langone validated by leading MRI methods, warrants further research Researchers from the Department of Neurology at NYU Langone Medical Center identified potential benefits of a new computer application that automatically detects subtle brain lesions in MRI scans in patients with epilepsy. In a study published in the February 2011 issue of PlosOne, the authors discuss the software's potential to assist radiologists in better identifying and locating visually...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.