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Alzheimer’s: A disease not just about memory loss

Head of Research Dr Sara Imarisio brings to light emerging research on the link between epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease
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Contemporary treatments for epilepsy

Dr Arun Swaminathan, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Nebraska, explores the contemporary power of neurostimulation in treating epilepsy.

The evolving role of telemedicine in epilepsy care

Arun Swaminathan MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Nebraska explores the challenges and benefits of telemedicine following the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The expanding scope of cannabinoids in epilepsy

Arun Swaminathan MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, details the expanding scope of cannabinoids in epilepsy.
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How people with epilepsy are shaping the future of research

Maxine Smeaton, Chief Executive of Epilepsy Research UK, reveals how people with epilepsy are shaping the future of research.
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Scientists find rare genetic mutation which can cause epilepsy

A team at The University of Queensland, studying brain cells, discovered how a rare genetic mutation can cause epilepsy.
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Indiana team explores nanoparticle cure for neurological disorders

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are attempting to use magnetic nanoparticles to develop a cure for neurological disorders from epilepsy to Alzheimer's - without any invasive or genetic treatment.
Epilepsy surgery

The need for improved access to epilepsy surgery

Arun Swaminathan MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Nebraska Med Ctr, explores the need for improved access to epilepsy surgery.
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Shaping the future of research into epilepsy

There are 21 epilepsy-related deaths every week in the UK - here, Maxine Smeaton, Chief Executive of Epilepsy Research UK discusses what the future holds for essential epilepsy treatment research.
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Scientists explore new potential treatment for epilepsy

Scientists at the University of Nottingham are exploring the potential of new treatment for epilepsy, as they reveal that neuron connections in the brain can be a good indicator of disease progression.
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Driving the epilepsy field ahead with new research benchmarks

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), drives the epilepsy field ahead with new research benchmarks, Vicky Whittemore, PhD, Program Director reveals.
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Dr Arun Swaminathan – University of Nebraska Medical Center

Dr Arun Swaminathan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and is involved in aspects of epilepsy care.
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New link between menstrual cycle seizures and epilepsy

Rutgers University found that people experience menstrual cycle seizures due to genetic generalised epilepsy.
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Can cannabidiol (CBD) treat epilepsy?

Here, OilsBySimpson Founder Kevin William Simpson, explains what current research shows about CBD’s effect on epilepsy and its applications as a treatment.
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Graphene-based implant could lead to new epilepsy treatment

A newly developed graphene-based implant can record electrical activity in the brain at extremely low frequencies and over large areas, unlocking the wealth of information found below 0.1 Hz and the potential for new epilepsy treatment.
Cannabis-based medicines

Cannabis-based medicines as a treatment for epilepsy in the UK

Sam Mountney, Senior Policy & Campaigns Officer at Epilepsy Action, shares his expertise on cannabis-based medicines as a treatment for epilepsy in the UK.
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Purple Day 2019 – Helping children with epilepsy live better

Epilepsy Action is calling for people to support Purple Day, and start talking about the effects that epilepsy has upon those living with the condition, and their family and friends.
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RCSI research finds eleven new genes associated with epilepsy

Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) in Ireland have found new genes linked to epilepsy which could inform the development of new treatments for the condition
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New mental health initiative launched to support children with physical conditions

A new initiative to prevent mental health problems arising in children with long-term physical conditions has been successfully piloted across Scotland Long-term conditions, such as arthritis, spinal bifida, epilepsy and diabetes often have a profound impact on the mental health of children and young people. Those living with long-term conditions are...
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The single seizure clinic: A paradigm shift in epilepsy care

Professor Jose Tellez-Zenteno and colleagues argue the need for a dramatic change in the way epilepsy is treated, and explain how the single seizure clinic could help Epilepsy comprises more than 40 clinical syndromes, affecting 50 million people worldwide. Globally, epilepsy constitutes an unmet need and one that requires an...

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