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This case-control study enrolled 105 epilepsy patients and 100 healthy controls (HCs) in HanDan Central Hospital from January 2015 to December 2016.
'The treatment gap for epilepsy is unacceptably high, when we know that 70 per cent of people with the condition can be seizure-free when they have access to medicines that can cost as little as US$5 per year and can be delivered through primary health systems,' said Dr Tarun Dua, from WHO's Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
Epilepsy Action has created first-aid cards that people can order in time for National Epilepsy Week.
She said however, three things should be kept in mind while an epilepsy patient observes fasts:: They should take full sleep as Lack of sleep in Ramazan is normal, but it is not good for epilepsy patients.
'Going to witchdoctors only prolongs the suffering of people who suffer from epilepsy because they cannot treat it.
Over 50 teams of family and friends are expected this year to join together to stroll and walk to raise awareness that 1 in 26 will develop epilepsy in their lifetime and raise funds to End Epilepsy.
Dr Fowzia said that the Purple Day is a global event formed with the intention to increase worldwide awareness of epilepsy, and to dispel common myths and fears of this neurological disorder.
There are around 25,000 people living with epilepsy in the North East.
She said the world epilepsy day is observed on 11th February to raise awareness about this neurological disease and tell the people how to get treated this disease, besides telling the government which facilities are needed for the epilepsy patients.
She demanded opening special wards for epilepsy patients in government hospitals.
The largest study of its kind, led by international researchers including scientists at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), has discovered 11 new genes associated with epilepsy. The research is published in recent issue of Nature Communications (DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07524-z).
Researchers have moved forward in their quest to better diagnose and treat epilepsy disorders, according to experts.
I AM writing to ask your readers to brew up and bake a difference, all to support people with epilepsy. Epilepsy Action's Tea Break will see the nation coming together on Friday, October 19, to raise funds for the 600,000 people living with epilepsy in the UK.
THEY have spent the last 40 years improving the lives of people who suffer from epilepsy.
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Although most adults with epilepsy report taking epilepsy medication, less than half of those report having their seizures controlled, according to research published in the April 20 issue of the U.S.