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Catch the latest in Epilepsy – This newsletter contains great information and is a must read for all Epilepsy patients and caregivers ! Courtesy : Dr. Ashalatha Radhakrishnan, Consultant Neurologist & Epileptologist R.Madhavan Nayar Center for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care(RMNC), India epilepsy-india-august-20152 July – September 2015 . Issue 3 -2015

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August 2015 An innocuous ailment like fits became a bane for a tribal family in Hankya Tanda, a remote hamlet in Telangana’s Nalgonda district. Driven by superstition, the residents of the hamlet have ostracised a family of four as the head of the family Ramavath Jaggu Nayak (50) and his seven-year-old deaf and dumb son..

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This is the first official support group Under fight-epilepsy.org. More content to follow. We can be contacted at info@fight-epilepsy.org  

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I am an epilepsy patient for more than 30 years. During the course of this time, have been through different phases / ages and my seizure types have changed or evolved along the way. Initially in childhood, I used to have Grand Mal seizures mostly during sleep and at times even when awake. Then for..

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Twitter thought the bright flashes of two short videos it posted via Vine would attract viewers. An epilepsy support group in Britain thought the flickers would cause seizures. For a huge corporation like Twitter to take that risk was irresponsible,” Epilepsy Action’s deputy chief executive, Simon Wigglesworth, told the BBC. “That first seizure can often..

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A life-saving app is being launched for people with epilepsy after a Bristol nurse died suddenly from a seizure. Katie Hallett, a 20-year-old trainee nurse at UWE, died at her home after an epileptic fit in 2006. She suffered from a little-known event called Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, or SUDEP. Katie had been having..

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One in four newly-diagnosed epileptics are over 60, but pre-existing illnesses and living alone can prevent an accurate diagnosis. We find out what to do in the event of a first-time seizure Every four minutes in the UK, a person is diagnosed with epilepsy. Contrary to common belief, the life-threatening condition – which affects one..