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  1. Cost of Epilepsy Higher Than Previous Estimates

    March 30, 2000 (Atlanta) -- As many as 44% of the people in the U.S. who have epilepsy -- more than 1 million people -- continue to have seizures, despite getting medical treatment, according to a report in the March issue of the journal Epilepsia. These people, and others who have uncontrolled epil

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  2. Experts Meet to Discuss the Future of Epilepsy

    March 30, 2000 (Bethesda, Md.) -- Scientists attending a two-day international meeting here are talking cautiously about significant improvements in treating one of mankind's oldest afflictions -- epilepsy. Backed by the White House and the National Institutes of Health, the conference is said to be

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  3. FDA Approves New Epilepsy Drug for Persistent Seizures

    Mar. 28, 2000 (Washington) -- Epileptic patients for whom current multidrug therapies have not been effective may soon find a new addition in their drug cocktails. On Tuesday, the FDA approved an anticonvulsant drug that may offer hope to Americans with persistent partial seizures. "There is a criti

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  4. Epilepsy, Stroke Vaccine Shows Promise

    Feb. 24, 2000 (Atlanta) -- Epilepsy, stroke, Parkinson's disease, chronic pain, depression -- all might one day be treated and/or prevented with a new vaccine. Studies published in Thursday's issue of the journal Science show that the vaccine prevents seizures in laboratory animals and protects them

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  5. Driving Restrictions for People With Epilepsy Still Debatable

    Nov. 16, 1999 (New York) -- Patients with epilepsy who drive have the best chance of avoiding a seizure-related car crash if they have not had a seizure in at least 6-12 months, according to a report in the medical journal Neurology. The research team, headed by Gregory L. Krauss, MD, of Johns Hopki

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  6. Medicines for Epilepsy

    Medicines for Epilepsy

  7. Epilepsy and the Family

  8. Disciplining Your Child

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  9. Tips During Seizures

    Tips During Seizures

  10. The Ketogenic Diet

    The Ketogenic Diet

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