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epilepsy

Busting epilepsy myths

A doctor sets the record straight on 5 common misconceptions about this neurological condition.

Patient Story

‘I was brave’

Diagnosed with epilepsy two years ago, 6-year-old Maci Nichols now enjoys life free of seizures and medication.

Dietitian weighs in on the keto diet

'I wouldn’t recommend the ketogenic diet for weight loss,' expert warns.

Seizure-tracking devices make big strides

The newest wearable technologies are more reliable than seizure diaries — and they can notify caregivers.

Patient Story

‘The most perfect little guy’

Sweet and smiley Camden Cardona has a rare genetic disease―tuberous sclerosis―and a team of experts to help him.

'Silent' seizures tied to Alzheimer's symptoms

Researchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease.

Patient Story

'We stand together fighting epilepsy'

Skyler Moomey, 15, is battling convulsive seizures. And winning.

Epilepsy: Another potential Zika threat

CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures.

Scientists ID brain's epilepsy network

After a century of stagnation in treatment, compelling discovery could usher in new medications.

Empower children with their health

Feeling they have control over their chronic conditions helps, researchers say.

Patient Story

‘In our wildest dreams’

Seizure sufferer Justin Shults and his family thought they were out of options—until two doctors showed them a leading-edge solution.

'Easy to use and tremendously helpful'

A new group of seizure-tracking apps are making the lives of doctors and epilepsy patients better.