Seizures

Validation of a phone app for epilepsy diagnosis in India and Nepal.

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Jul 28, 2015

PURPOSE: Untreated epilepsy is a major global public health problem with more than 20 million people not being treated for an easily treatable disease. In part this is due to a lack of trained doctors.

"Txt"-induced seizures indicating reading epilepsy in the mobile phone age.

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Jun 11, 2012

Reading epilepsy is a rare type of reflex epilepsy. The seizures often comprise facial twitching and alexia, but can be difficult to recognise and mistaken for non-epileptic events.

Video phone diagnosis of 'funny turns'.

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Mar 12, 2007
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Are prodromes preictal events? A prospective PDA-based study.

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Jun 13, 2011

Up to 29% of patients with epilepsy report "prodromal" sensations more than 30 minutes prior to seizures.