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Digital medicine suggests seizures linked to memory loss

Neuroscientists have drawn a connection between some types of seizures and memory loss. This appears relevant in patients who have neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. Such information can be gleaned from brain imaging.

Scientists find high level of zinc can increase seizure risk

Austin - Zinc might be an important nutrient, but it can raise the risk of seizures when it gets into the brain, according to new research Texas A&M scientists.

Marijuana reduces seizures in new study

A study involving medical marijuana has identified a compound found within the drug that can assist with the reduction of seizures in epilepsy patients. The patients had previously not responded well to other types of therapy.

Lil Wayne talks seizures, skateboarding, and retirement

Rapper Lil Wayne stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live Tuesday to discuss a whole slew of topics including his seizures, skateboarding, and his plans to retire after he finishes "Tha Carter V."

Stem cell research provides hope for epilepsy cure

Researchers from UC San Francisco have discovered a way to reverse severe forms of epilepsy in mice with stem cells, providing a new sense of hope for patients who suffer from the seizure-inducing disorder.

Rapper Lil Wayne says he is 'fine' after health scare

Los Angeles - Earlier Friday, reports surfaced that rapper Lil Wayne suffered a life threatening seizure. TMZ reported the YMCMB star was in a coma and may not even wake up. These reports have been refuted by Weezy's friends and the artist himself.

Is 'Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn' contributing to seizures?

The latest installment of the Twilight Saga was one of the most anticipated movie events this year. On its Nov. 18 debut moviegoers flocked to theatres to see this movie on the big screen.

Op-Ed: Surviving Wonderland: raising epilepsy awareness

When my wife was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy in 2005, the word “epilepsy” was all she heard. “My ears began to buzz and I felt as if I was going to black out,” she says. “It was as if someone had just told me that I was possessed."

Seizure A Risk Even A Decade After Brain Injury

There is a higher risk for epilepsy for years after a serious brain injury, according to a study published in the Lancet on Monday.

John Travolta's Son Dead At Age 16

John Travolta and Kelly Preston's 16-year-old son Jett died Friday at Rand Memorial Hospital in the Bahamas after suffering a seizure.

Hackers Attack The Epilepsy Foundation Website Causing Headaches and Near-Seizures

Hackers that tapped into the Epilepsy Foundation's website with hundreds of rapidly changing flashing pictures have shown that these criminals can be motivated by not just greed but malice also.

Researchers Say Playing Mahjong Causes Seizures

Millions of mahjong addicts are at risk from a newly diagnosed condition -- mahjong-induced epilepsy. Lovers of this Chinese tile game who suffer from this condition are being told the only "cure" is to avoid playing the game.
 

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