Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video chronicles a young man’s experience with epilepsy, including hospitalization for seizures, how the disease impacts his life, and his hope for the future.
This podcast (without transcript) chronicles one woman’s disability giving way to her greatest ability, being one of the best runners in the world.
This news article examines the outreach one epileptic patient sought when hearing that one of his sports idols also suffers from the disease.
This article posits that the great musical composer Chopin suffered from epilepsy by looking at the symptoms that plagued him throughout his life.
Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video examines the biology behind epilepsy, including its effect on the nervous system, types of seizures, and current treatment options.
This news article and podcast shed light upon the possible applications of the White House BRAIN Initiative, including cures and progressing the knowledge around such diseases as Alzheimer’s and epilepsy.
This news article discusses the stigma associated with epilepsy that patients, doctors, and families say hampers care, public recognition, and the ability to raise money for research.
This podcast (with transcript) discusses the ways patients with severe epilepsy are giving scientists the chance to see the human brain in action, a view they could never get with an MRI or other high-tech tools.
This news article discusses a new generation of implantable devices looking to pick up where medications leave off for people whose seizures routinely begin in one part of the brain.
This podcast (with transcript) explores a study which identified two genes and 25 mutations associated with the most serious form of epilepsy.
This news article examines the anti-inflammatory approach to treating the one-third of epilepsy sufferers who do not respond, or respond only poorly, to anti-epileptic medications.
Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video examines the history of epilepsy, including seminal researchers and discoveries around treatment for seizures throughout time.
Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video examines the comorbidities, exorbitant treatment costs, and lifestyle limitations that epilepsy has on its sufferers.
This podcast (without transcript) chronicles one family’s experience with securing a cannabis-derived medication, originally prohibited in the US, for the treatment of their son’s epileptic seizures.
This video (with transcript) seeks to address some of the misconceptions surrounding this disease, explaining how it is caused, where the burden is highest and the challenges faced by people with epilepsy and their families.
Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video features an interprofessional care team focusing on comprehensive care for patients suffering with epilepsy.
This news article examines what it’s like to look at epilepsy through the eyes of a doctor who is both diagnosed with and treating patients with the disease.
This article features the work of a medical researcher who has made considerable progress helping people with uncontrolled seizures who do not respond to traditional approaches.
This news article examines the data around a randomized, controlled trial suggesting that surgery as soon as possible after the failure of two antiepileptic drugs is a significantly better approach than continued medical care.