Epilepsy

Epilepsy and sleep problems predict hyperactivity in Norwegian Angelman

Epilepsy onset at an earlier age and sleep problems independently predicted increased hyperactivity in Norwegians with Angelman syndrome, one study found. “The results of this study may have potentially important implications for understanding the complex links between hyperactivity, sleep problems and early epilepsy in [Angelman syndrome]The scientists wrote. The study, …

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Why a Mozart sonata surprised epilepsy researchers at Dartmouth

Dartmouth Researchers explore why Mozart’s Sonata for two pianos in D major decreases abnormal epileptic activity in the brain. “There have been intermittent reports as well as small studies suggesting that this Mozart sonata has a positive effect on seizures in patients.” says Dr Barbara Jobst, director of the epilepsy …

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13 myths about lung cancer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2018 there were 218,520 new cases of lung cancer and 142,080 related deaths in the United States. Globally, in 2020, lung cancer was the second most common cancer after breast cancer, with 2.21 million case. He was responsible for …

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Candlelight vigil for Andrew Russell, 21, in FW, TX

Friends and relatives hugged Cynthia Williams ahead of the candlelight vigil for her son, Andrew Russell, 21, on Friday. Russell, who suffered from epilepsy and frequent seizures, was gunned down Monday morning after knocking on a neighbor’s door. In an interview with KDFW-TV earlier in the week, Williams said Russell …

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reMYND and US Epilepsy Screening Program NINDS (ETSP) Begin Collaboration on Epilepsy Program

Press release reMYND and the we ORNDS Epilepsy Therapeutic Screening Program (ETSP) to start collaborateto on the epilepsy program Leuven Belgium, November 4 2021: reMYND NV, a clinical-stage company developing innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, epilepsy and other diseases caused by cellular dysfunction, today announces the acceptance of ReS3-T, …

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Dravet, others raise awareness of epilepsy in November

Wearing purple clothes and sharing personal stories, supporters observe National Epilepsy Awareness Month in November to draw attention to epilepsy and associated disorders, such as Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndromes. More than 65 million people around the world live with a central nervous system disorder. A third of them have uncontrollable …

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Ongoing Medical Problems Test Local Girls’ Minds | New

THEly Muchow is barely out of her first decade on earth, but she feels depressed like a disease she’s been battling since she was barely a year old, stubbornly clings to. Lily, who will be 11 in March, suffers from epilepsy. In recent months, her seizures have increased, despite medications …

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