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17,000 immigrant children and parents in Washington state have lost public health coverage

17,000 immigrant children and parents in Washington state have lost public health coverage

Full moon does not influence the frequency of epileptic seizures

Full moon does not influence the frequency of epileptic seizures

Study indicates the number of people in the UK who could be incubating vCJD

Study indicates the number of people in the UK who could be incubating vCJD

A new guideline evaluates the treatment of infantile spasms

A new guideline evaluates the treatment of infantile spasms

Damage to the left half side of brain may make a right-handed person more susceptible to infection

Damage to the left half side of brain may make a right-handed person more susceptible to infection

New 100 teraflop supercomputer will help simulation of brain seizures

New 100 teraflop supercomputer will help simulation of brain seizures

Obese women more likely to have pregnancy complications and caesarean sections than women of average weight

Obese women more likely to have pregnancy complications and caesarean sections than women of average weight

End-of-life options for seriously ill patients have improved considerably, but still have a ways ago

End-of-life options for seriously ill patients have improved considerably, but still have a ways ago

FDA knocks back King Pharmaceuticals self-injectible epilepsy product

FDA knocks back King Pharmaceuticals self-injectible epilepsy product

Publication of epilepsy research

Publication of epilepsy research

No evidence of CJD associated with the Garden State Racetrack

No evidence of CJD associated with the Garden State Racetrack

New guidelines for using new antiepileptic drugs to treat epilepsy

New guidelines for using new antiepileptic drugs to treat epilepsy

Antiepileptic drug Levetiracetam may help patients with Parkinson's disease

Antiepileptic drug Levetiracetam may help patients with Parkinson's disease

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives

Two outbreaks in humans of deadly Nipah virus in reported Bangladesh

Two outbreaks in humans of deadly Nipah virus in reported Bangladesh

People with uncontrolled epilepsy have low levels of a certain fatty acid

People with uncontrolled epilepsy have low levels of a certain fatty acid

Antiepileptic drug levetiracetam (Keppra) shown to help chronic daily headaches

Antiepileptic drug levetiracetam (Keppra) shown to help chronic daily headaches

A ten year study shows that surgery is not only effective, but the preferred treatment for select epilepsy patients

A ten year study shows that surgery is not only effective, but the preferred treatment for select epilepsy patients

Clinical trial of enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of Gaucher disease

Clinical trial of enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of Gaucher disease

NICE issues guidance on use of newer drugs for epilepsy in adults

NICE issues guidance on use of newer drugs for epilepsy in adults