Doctors Call CPS on Indiana Parents for Using Cannabis Oil Treatment...

By: CHAR ADAMS Lelah Jerger, of Huntingburg, Indiana, says she’s watched her young daughter, Jaelah, suffer about 30 seizures a day since she was at least...

People Are Wearing Purple Today for Epilepsy Awareness Day. Here’s What...

By: FLORA CARR People across the globe are set to color-cordinate today in honor of Purple Day 2018, the international day for epilepsy awareness. Purple Day aims to dispel myths...

Epilepsy drug exposure in womb linked to poorer school test: Study

By:Elisa Epilepsy drug exposure in the mother’s womb is linked to poorer school test results among 7-year-olds, according to a study. The research recommends that mums-to-be...

Brain Protein Helps Stop Progression to Epilepsy

Seizure suppression is the focus of an original research article by two members of the Department of Biology—and they have the pictures to prove...

After 20 years of hearing voices in her head, 32-year-old woman...

Doctors said that she would have seizures once or twice a month, where she would feel tightness in her throat and locked her jaws,...

FDA Clears First Smart Watch to Detect Seizures, Manage Epilepsy

By:Megan Brooks The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared for marketing the Embrace smart watch (Empatica Inc) for seizure tracking and epilepsy management. The Embrace smart...

Epilepsy Awareness Audio Course

What Will You Learn? Epilepsy is a condition that most of us are aware of but unless we’ve had close contact with it, don’t understand...

Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound derived from the cannabis plant that does not produce a "high" and has been an increasing focus of medical research,...

‘SLEEPING BEAUTY’: 16-year-old sleeps ‘more than 20 hours a day’ in...

“As a small child, our daughter, Emily Grace Rowland, now 16, hit all of her developmental milestones on time, if not early. She was...

Epilepsy Drug Made From Marijuana Plant Gets Backing From FDA Staff

By:BLOOMBERG The FDA Prepares to Approve a Marijuana-Based Epilepsy MedicaThe first of its kind. An experimental medication that could become the first drug derived from a...