What you should know about brain surgery for epilepsy from both the patient and physician perspective.
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All About Seizures: How Understanding Informs Treatment
Seizures explained simply. Explore how they happen, why they look different from person to person, and why different treatments options work for different people.
The “Invisible” Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury
After a military training accident, doctors worked tirelessly to fix this Marine’s hand. But the bigger consequence, the risk of post-traumatic epilepsy, went unnoticed.
Seeing the Whole Person: Disability, Race, and Healthcare
Sherri Brady tells us about the challenges of navigating the healthcare system as a black woman with a daughter who suffers from a rare neurological disorder.
From Lab to Clinic: Genetic Research Is Changing Epilepsy Treatment
CURE Taking Flight Grantee Dr. Gemma Carvill explains how genetic research discoveries in the lab can lead to precision care in the doctor’s office.
New Emergency Meds to the Rescue
A leading expert discusses how two newly approved rescue medicines can help epilepsy patients, families, and caregivers in dire moments.
Acting Globally to Fight Epilepsy
Explore the impacts and complex challenges of addressing epilepsy in the developing world.
Mike Adamle Tackles Life with PTE and CTE
Mike Adamle was a fierce competitor in both college football and the NFL. Now, despite a formidable diagnosis, Mike fiercely tackles life with both epilepsy and CTE.
What’s Your Plan? Seizure Clusters and Rescue Medications
All epilepsy patients and their caregivers should have a seizure action plan, and for those prone to seizure clusters rescue medications are a vital part of that plan. Now two new rescue meds provide greatly improved options.