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Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Discuss New Epilepsy Therapy

ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with epilepsy may have a new high-tech way to manage hard-to-control seizures. A new implantable medical device that delivers responsive neurostimulation has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The technology is designed to detect abnormal activity in the brain and respond and deliver subtle levels of electrical [...]

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Mayo Clinic and Partners to Explore New Ways to Predict and Control Seizures

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic and partners from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Pharmacy, the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and NeuroVista Corporation have been awarded a $7.5 million grant (U01) from [...]

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New Epilepsy Therapy Available at All Mayo Clinic Campuses

http://youtu.be/WnUlREFi_tE Media: Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Discuss New Epilepsy Therapy People with epilepsy may have a new high-tech way to manage hard-to-control seizures. A new implantable medical device that delivers responsive neurostimulation has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The technology is designed to detect abnormal [...]

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Epilepsy: Symptoms, Causes, Complications and What You Can Do

National Epilepsy Awareness Month Many people think having a seizure involves convulsions, shaking and essentially passing out for a period of time. Others might think if someone has a seizure, they must have epilepsy. Both assumptions are incorrect. Mayo Clinic Health System neurologist Andrew Reeves, M.D., helps explain epilepsy and seizures. Symptoms and types [...]

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Ketogenic Diet

An extremely high fat content and low amount of carbs would seem contrary to most diets you hear about.  Well that's because the ketogenic diet isn't about losing weight.  Rather it's a diet  that's helping  some kids with epilepsy become seizure free. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOu4ZcPmKVI

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Seizures

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Jerry Shih explains seizures. To listen, click the link below. Seizures  

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What to do for a Seizure

If you witnessed someone having a seizure, would you know what to do? In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Jerry Shih has some advice. To listen, click the link below. What to do for a Seizure

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Epilepsy Defined

Epilepsy is characterized by seizure activity.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Fred Meyer explains that having a seizure doesn't necessarily mean you have epilepsy. To listen, click the link below. Epilepsy Defined  

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