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Childhood Epilepsy Treatments

The Future of Epilepsy Treatment continued...

Turk is excited about the possibility of improving the treatments we already have. "One of the most exciting things in epilepsy treatment is that we now know that if we treat a person very carefully, we get a much better outcome," he says. "We don't have to settle for just getting close to controlling the condition."

"There's no magic bullet yet," Turk continues. "But treatment of epilepsy in children is now phenomenally better than it was ten years ago. And I know that in another ten years, it will be better still. That's where the hope lies."

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Reviewed by Jon Glass on June 16, 2012

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