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FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy

FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy

Nov 15, – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday gave its approval to a new implanted device that lowers the rate of seizures among people with epilepsy. “The neurostimulator detects abnormal electrical activity in the brain and responds by delivering electrical stimulation intended to normalize brain activity before the patient experiences seizure symptoms,” […]

November 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Child’s Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Child’s Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Sep 21, – Parenting a chronically ill child can cause stress that affects the whole family. That’s the finding of researchers who reviewed 96 studies conducted in 12 countries between 1980 and 2012. The studies included families in which there were children up to age 21 with asthma, cancer, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, epilepsy, juvenile rheumatoid […]

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