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Verana Health aims to organize and analyze doctors’ clinical data sets, whether patients like it or not

If the two-year old healthcare startup Verana Health has its way it could become the Google for physician generated healthcare data. The company has raised $100 million from GV (one of the corporate investment arms of Alphabet, the parent company of Google), Bain Capital Ventures, Casdin Capital and Define Ventures and counts the famous life ...

Sadistic jerks delivered strobing images to the Epilepsy Foundation’s Twitter followers

Last month, some ******** posted strobing images to Twitter with mentions of the Epilepsy Foundation's username and epilepsy-related hashtags, potentially triggering seizures in followers of the account who have photosensitive epilepsy. What a wonderful way to celebrate National Epilepsy Awareness Month. From CNN:

The Foundation identified at least 30 different accounts participating in the ...

People with half a brain. Literally.

For some children with severe epilepsy, the best treatment may be a very rare surgical procedure in which a large portion -- even half -- of the child's brain is removed or disconnected. Amazingly, many of these individuals can relearn motor, language, and cognitive skills. How? The brain reorganizes itself and builds new connections. To ...

The first US clinical trial of using an in-brain chip to fight opioid addiction is now underway

Opioid addiction is easily one of the top widespread healthcare issues facing the U.S., and research indicates we’re nowhere near achieving any kind of significant mitigating solution. But a team of medical researchers working at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) and West Virginia University Medicine (WVU) are beginning a new clinical trial ...

Elon Musk-backed Neuralink to detail its progress on upgrading the brain to keep pace with AI

Elon Musk’s brain computer interface (BCI) venture Neuralink will provide some more insight into what they’ve been working on for the past two years, during which time we’ve heard very little in the way of updates on their progress. In 2017, we learned that Neuralink’s overall driving mission was to help humans keep pace with ...

Pregnancy and Epilepsy

10.29.2009 · Posted in Pregnancy Articles

In addition to meeting with the doctor to discuss any change and medicines are the steps to be taken before and during pregnancy in order to ensure that they are in great health ...

Having Epilepsy And Working With Lifepath From Home Making Thousands Of Dollars

07.06.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

Now a days people are much more open about the fact that they have epilepsy but it is still not widely talked about and you will still find the odd employer who is unwilling to employ someone with it. ...

The right nutrients for people with epilepsy

04.27.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

Certain nutritional deficiencies may be particularly associated with epilepsy, and, in people with a low seizure threshold, may make epilepsy worse. While true deficiencies are rare, it may well be that improving your diet generally will make you feel better. ...

Life with a new baby for women with epilepsy

04.26.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

After all the expectancy and preparation, your baby has finally arrived, and, like any parent, you may be overwhelmed by the reality of this tiny new person in your life. Give yourself time to get over the massive impact of nine months of pregnancy followed by birth on your body. ...