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2012-05-17 12:26:10

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital for Children in Boston have determined that pediatric epilepsy significantly impacts sleep patterns for the child and parents.

2012-05-10 09:53:11

How well people with newly diagnosed epilepsy respond to their first drug treatment, may signal the likelihood that they will continue to have uncontrolled seizures.

2012-05-10 05:26:03

They say first impressions are lasting impressions--and for people with epilepsy the way they respond to their first drug treatment could tell doctors a lot about the likelihood of future seizures.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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