November 30, 2020 11:56 am
Epilepsy occurs either due to genetic (familial) causes or when there is damage to the brain which may occur following a head injury, infection of the brain, stroke, or brain tumour
November 27, 2020 8:23 am
Dr Srinivas Raju, a neurologist at Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal, noted a 10 to 15 per cent increase in seizure incidents during the past few months when the coronavirus-induced lockdown was in place.
July 10, 2020 12:45 pm
Parents should be prepared for any emergency. They should know the first-aid to be given for a generalised seizure like the back of their hand.
April 01, 2019 3:08 pm
In order to arrive at the result, five dogs, from Medical Mutts, in the US, were trained to identify the smell of sweat, which was taken from a patient suffering a seizure.
March 26, 2019 8:11 am
It is estimated that there are at least 12 million people suffering from epilepsy in India, accounting for at least one fifth of the total global cases.
April 12, 2018 3:29 am
The police said the driver, who is admitted to JJ Hospital, lost control of the vehicle while driving because he suffered a sudden epilepsy attack and then lost consciousness.
February 20, 2018 4:29 am
Awarded as an ‘Outstanding Person with Epilepsy’ in 2013 by the International Bureau of Epilepsy, Shenaz Haveliwala has exceeded all expectations of friends and family in the 12 years since her first seizure.
February 17, 2016 5:40 am
The report does not support the theory that the death was due to side effects of Albendazole tablet, which was administered as part of the deworming initiative on February 10.
July 22, 2015 6:13 am
Epilepsy, which is the theme for this year’s World Brain Day on July 22, is mainly caused when newborns do not get enough oxygen immediately after birth.
June 16, 2014 6:24 pm
New proteins identified that can be targeted to reset imbalances that occur in neurological disorders