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Few medical conditions manifest themselves more profoundly than epilepsy. A condition that produces seizures that affect a number of mental and physical functions, epilepsy affects nearly 3 million people in the United States. Still, as prevalent as the...
Tags: Symptoms, Fainting, Seizures, Meningitis, Pharmaceuticals
“I want to know how everyone else in Smithsburg has to follow the rules, and a councilman on West Water Street does not. A jungle of plants almost completely surround and hide a fire hydrant, and obstruct the sidewalk. Everyone else gets citations...
Kylee Basham has half a brain. Literally. The 30-year-old Navy wife, who moved to Newport News from Arizona with her husband, Joshua, a year ago, has beaten the odds. At age 17, tired of living with multiple daily seizures and desperate to be able to...
Tags: Blindness, Brain, Hospitals and Clinics, Seizures, Health
Pregnant women who take valproate sodium, a widely used psychiatric and epilepsy medication (sold under the commercial names Depakote, Depakene and Depacon) run a higher risk than women who take other anti-seizure drugs that the child exposed in utero...
Al-Anon is a support group for people who are affected by someone else's drinking. For information, call (574) 236-5736. Web: www.michianaalanon.org. A group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Madison Center's Quiet Care, 533 N. Niles Ave., South Bend. Call...
Al-Anon is a support group comprised of persons whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. It’s sole purpose is to help the families and friends of problem drinkers. For information in St. Joseph, LaPorte, Marshall and Starke...
Living with epilepsy can be arduous if symptoms aren't well-controlled. For some people, that means medication. For others, it may mean surgery. But despite a recent study showing that epilepsy surgery can be highly effective in the long term, just a...
Tags: Brain, Human Body, Injuries and Wounds, Elections, Mayo Clinic
Megan Elphage lives in fear of another big epileptic seizure. The 22-year-old Glen Burnie woman had her first seizure when she was 13. Even though medications largely keep her epilepsy under control, the prospect of seizures means she can't drive,...
Tags: Brain, Glen Burnie, Lorazepam (drug), Placebo, Midazolam (drug)
Mary Murphy is the winner of 18 Emmy Awards for her reporting and anchor work in her hometown of New York City. The daughter of Irish immigrants who settled in Queens, Mary Murphy has spent her entire, 30-year career in NYC. By the age of 13, Mary knew...
Tags: New York City, Science, Accidental Death, WTTW, NBC (tv network)
Dr. Paul H. Crandall, a UCLA neurosurgeon who pioneered now widely used techniques for diagnosing the source of epileptic seizures in the brain and removing the offending cells, died March 15 from complications of pneumonia at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical...
Dr. Ernst Friedrich Lepold Niedermeyer, who was a leading researcher, author, clinician and pioneer in the field of electroencephalogy and its use in epilepsy and other brain research, died Thursday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The...
KTLA NewsFILLMORE, Calif (KTLA) -- An off-duty L.A. County sheriff's deputy who crashed into a coffee shop, killing a former Marine, suffered a series of epileptic seizures. Michael Cedarland, 31, suffered two seizures before and after his car crashed into a...
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