Items Tagged ‘Epilepsy Foundation’

May 22, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   TIME Measles Vaccine Cures Woman […]

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June 19, 2012

Seizures: When ‘Electrical Brainstorm’ Hits

By Mystery User

“You can have your first seizure at any point,” said Dr. Joseph Sirven, who worked on an Institute of Medicine report called “Epilepsy Across the Spectrum: Promoting Health and Understanding” released in March. “It’s actually very common to present with seizure at an older age. Oftentimes, you will look for potential cerebrovascular implications,” such as […]

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Tags: CNN, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Epilepsy Foundation,, Institute of Medicine, seizure

February 17, 2012

Most epilepsy surgery candidates don’t opt for it

By Mystery User

Living with epilepsy can be…But despite a recent study showing that epilepsy surgery can be highly effective in the long term, just a fraction of those who suffer with the seizure disorder actually opt for it… “It (the Lancet study) is an important study because it gives us a long-term view of the benefits of […]

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Tags: Dr. Joseph Sirven, epilepsy, Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy surgery, Professional Advisory Board, the Lancet study

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