Latest Seizure trigger Stories

2009-11-18 14:27:28

Moderate caffeine or alcohol use not associated with possibility of seizure or epilepsy A recent study determined there is a significant risk of seizure for individuals who currently smoke cigarettes. Boston-based researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School also found that long-term, moderate intake of caffeine or alcohol does not increase the chance of having a seizure or developing epilepsy. This is the first prospective study to examine the potential risks...

2009-08-06 10:11:20

Researchers in Wisconsin have developed and released a software tool that will alert epileptic Web surfers to seizure inducing content. Photosensitive epilepsy is a form of epilepsy in which seizures are triggered by visual stimuli that form patterns in time or space, such as flashing lights, bold, regular patterns, or regular moving patterns. An estimated one in 4,000 people have this condition, which gained much recognition in 1997 after over 800 Japanese children were hospitalized after...

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.