The Basic Science of Brain Stimulation

Brain stimulation for the treatment of epilepsy is a growing area of research. It has been effective in stopping seizures in animals, and now, human studies are beginning with the Continue Reading

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Mapping Brain Areas Responsible for Language to Improve Surgery Outcomes

Traditionally, language abilities were thought to only involve two areas of the brain, known as Broca’s and Wernicke’s areas. Based on this understanding, seizure surgery that avoids these areas should Continue Reading

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Using Brain Patterns to Predict and Stop Seizures

Dr. Jose Luis Perez-Velazquez and his research team at the Hospital for Sick Children have been focused on ways to detect when a seizure will start and then stop it Continue Reading

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A Headset for Detecting Seizures

One of the ways to improve epilepsy care is to develop more advanced technology to detect and monitor seizures. This technology would warn people with epilepsy about an upcoming seizure. Continue Reading

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