In the previous two articles, we have discussed patients with intractable epilepsy who have benefited from epilepsy surgery to remove or disconnect the area of the brain that propagates their seizures. Another group of people who may benefit from epilepsy surgery is those who have generalized seizures - seizures where there is no clear onset in the brain. These children may also have severe developmental delays, worsened by years of seizures. These children are the ones who can benefit from corpus...
IETF (International Essential Tremor Foundation)
The International Essential Tremor Foundation was created to provide information, services, and support to individuals and families affected by essential tremor (ET). The organization encourages and promotes research in an effort to determine the causes, treatment and, ultimately, the cure for ET. IETF is the only worldwide organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those whose daily lives are challenged by ET.
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The Parkinson's Institute
The Parkinson's Institute is an independent, not-for-profit organization conducting patient care and research activities in the neurological specialty area of movement disorders. Their mission is to find the cause and cure for these disorders, to investigate better treatment and diagnostic tools, and to develop prevention strategies. Doctors at the Institute focus solely on movement disorders; in fact, the Institute was founded to provide patient services and carry out medical research for these difficult diseases.
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