Researchers are hard at work trying to develop new medical devices to help recognize seizures, but in the meantime, you can learn to spot seizures to help keep your family and friends safe.
A Pregnancy Dilemma for a Medication?
Some medications are linked to disorders such as autism or to birth defects when taken during pregnancy. However, that risk must also be balanced against the medication's benefits.
Sick and Abused
According to a study by Swedish researchers, children who are chronically ill are much more likely than healthy children to be victims of physical abuse.
Bad for the Bones
Past studies have established links between anti-epileptic drugs and bone density loss . Now, new research indicates that specific anti-epileptic drugs correspond to an increased risk of bone fractures in people 50 years of age and older.