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¿La pandemia dará un impulso permanente a la telemedicina para la epilepsia?

La telemedicina para el cuidado de la epilepsia es más popular que nunca. Tiene muchas ventajas, pero ¿Puede sostenerse en el futuro?
1-Sep-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New-onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE): Awareness and research

This rare but life-threatening condition is often due to an autoimmune response. Speedier diagnosis and more effective treatments are priorities.
1-Sep-2020 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

North American Virtual Epilepsy Congress September 24-27

The ILAE/IBE congresses attract clinicians, researchers, policymakers and advocates from around the world to hear about the latest research and treatment advances in epilepsy.
20-Aug-2020 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Will the COVID-19 pandemic give a permanent boost to telemedicine for epilepsy care?

Telemedicine for epilepsy care is more popular than ever. It has many advantages—but can it sustain itself into the future?
11-Aug-2020 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Higher hopes for seizure freedom in epilepsy: Setting the record straight

It's been said that after two failed anti-seizure medications, chances for seizure freedom drop to less than 5%. This error arose nearly two decades ago and needs to be corrected, says a letter in the journal Epilepsia - chances are actually much...
10-Aug-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Can community-based interventions help to close the epilepsy treatment gap?

More than 50 million people have epilepsy; about 80% live in lower- or middle-income countries, where diagnosis and treatment can be difficult or impossible. The percentage of people with epilepsy that is not receiving treatment is known as the...
1-Jul-2020 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Suspended studies and virtual lab meetings: How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting epilepsy researchers

How was epilepsy research forced to morph during the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic? Researchers from 11 countries shared their experiences and thoughts on the future of laboratory research, clinical trials, and in-person conferences.
1-Jul-2020 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A deeper dive into epilepsy: Integrating tools for characterizing focal cortical dysplasia

Journal Prize winner Zhong Ying integrated genetics, clinical presentation, EEG, MRI, and histopathological diagnosis in a group of people with drug-resistant epilepsy. All had a specific type of brain lesion that can be difficult to identify.
24-Jun-2020 6:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) is the world's preeminent association of health care professionals and scientists working toward a world where no person's life is limited by epilepsy.


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