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'Hamilton' star praises Chicago support as daughter struggles with epilepsy - Chicago Tribune



Chicago Tribune
 
'Hamilton' star praises Chicago support as daughter struggles with epilepsy 
Chicago Tribune
Miguel Cervantes, star of Chicago's production of "Hamilton," tearfully opens up about his young daughter's epilepsy on Wednesday's episode of ?Rachael Ray.? Adelaide was diagnosed with epilepsy after she began having seizures at seven months old.

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Previous Epilepsy Admission Linked to Schizophrenia - Medscape



Previous Epilepsy Admission Linked to Schizophrenia 
Medscape
SAN DIEGO ? A previous admission for epilepsy is associated with a significantly increased risk for a subsequent readmission for schizophrenia compared with previous admission for other medical reasons, new research suggests. "Epilepsy patients ...

 


Severe epilepsy and circadian rhythm protein linked - Medical News Today



Medical News Today
 
Severe epilepsy and circadian rhythm protein linked 
Medical News Today
New research shows that a protein involved in circadian rhythms, called CLOCK, plays a role in severe cases of epilepsy that do not respond to treatment.

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Epilepsy Support Group Open Houses - Patch.com



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Epilepsy Support Group Open Houses 
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Meet with support group leaders and members, and hear what is new and happening at the Epilepsy Foundation of CT. EFCT is Connecticut's leading source of information for the thousands of people living with Epilepsy. This will be an informal gathering ...

 


Phoenix Children's Hospital is the First in Arizona to Offer New Epilepsy Treatment - PR Newswire (press release)



PR Newswire (press release)
 
Phoenix Children's Hospital is the First in Arizona to Offer New Epilepsy Treatment 
PR Newswire (press release)
The latest Vagus Nerve Stimulation TherapyŽ ("VNS Therapy") System through LivaNova PLC features the recently FDA-approved SenTiva? implantable generator, the smallest and lightest responsive therapy for epilepsy. The programming system features ...

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Lack of CLOCK protein appears key in severe epilepsy forms - Science Daily



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Lack of CLOCK protein appears key in severe epilepsy forms 
Science Daily
When patients with epilepsy don't experience enough benefit from current medications, doctors sometimes treat the disorder by surgically removing the area where seizures arise. Liu, who was an investigator at the Children's National Medical Center in ...

 


A Dietary Supplement Dampens the Brain Hyperexcitability Seen in Seizures or Epilepsy - Bioscience Technology



A Dietary Supplement Dampens the Brain Hyperexcitability Seen in Seizures or Epilepsy 
Bioscience Technology
Seizure disorders ? including epilepsy ? are associated with pathological hyperexcitability in brain neurons. Unfortunately, there are limited available treatments that can prevent this hyperexcitability. However, University of Alabama at Birmingham ...

 


Missing 'CLOCK' protein may be linked to epilepsy - Futurity: Research News



Futurity: Research News
 
Missing 'CLOCK' protein may be linked to epilepsy 
Futurity: Research News
Lacking the protein known as ?CLOCK? may play a role in certain forms of epilepsy, a new study suggests. The study provides evidence that excessive excitation of specific brain cells may be due to a lack of CLOCK in the region of the brain that ...

 


Lack of CLOCK Protein Appears Key in Severe Epilepsy Forms; Effect Stronger During Sleep - Sleep Review



Sleep Review
 
Lack of CLOCK Protein Appears Key in Severe Epilepsy Forms; Effect Stronger During Sleep 
Sleep Review
A new study focuses on the role that a lack of the protein ?CLOCK? plays in several forms of epilepsy. The study, published in Neuron, provides evidence that excessive excitation of specific brain cells may be due to a lack of CLOCK in the region of ...

 


FDA approves SenTiva nerve stimulation device for epilepsy therapy ... - MobiHealthNews



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FDA approves SenTiva nerve stimulation device for epilepsy therapy ... 
MobiHealthNews
London-based medical device manufacturer LivaNova has announced FDA approval of its most recent Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy (VNS Therapy) System ...
Novel Vagus Nerve Stimulation Device Approved for Drug-Resistant ... Monthly Prescribing Reference
Novel Device for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy Gains FDA Approval Drug Discovery & Development

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