Finding the Seizure Focus in Adults with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Temporal lobe epilepsy – where seizures arise from the side of the brain – is one of the most common types of epilepsy. After diagnosis, standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI; Continue Reading

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Understanding the Brain Changes that Arise with Cortical Dysplasia

Cortical dysplasia is when brain cells in the cortex (the outer layer of the brain) do not undergo adequate development. People with cortical dysplasia are more likely to develop drug-resistant Continue Reading

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Epilepsy after Brain Injury

Every year, about half a million people in North America suffer from a severe brain injury (referred to as a traumatic brain injury or TBI). As a result of this Continue Reading

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Who Will Develop Drug-Resistant Epilepsy?

Anti-seizure medications are the first line of therapy for people with epilepsy. However, about 1 in 3 people with epilepsy have seizures that are not controlled by drugs. When someone Continue Reading

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