Epilepsy Found in Sea Lions Similar to Humans

Epilepsy Found in Sea Lions Similar to Humans

A recent study by researchers at the Stanford University School found that sea lions in California develop a type of epilepsy similar to what humans experience. The findings were published on March 19 in the Journal of Comparative Neurology. The sea lions are exposed to domoic acid, found in algae bloom, which is increasing in […]

Marijuana Oil and Epilepsy, Bill Passed in Kentucky

Marijuana Oil and Epilepsy, Bill Passed in Kentucky

Earlier this week, a unanimous vote was placed by the Senate in Kentucky to pass Bill 124, which allows a marijuana oil to be used to treat various forms of childhood epilepsy. The bill was sponsored by Louisville Republican Senator Julie Denton, whose state joins Utah and Georgia as other locations trying to pass a […]

Epilepsy and Valentines Day

Epilepsy and Valentines Day

Valentines Day is not only a time for hugs and kisses; St. Valentine, the patron of today’s occasion, is also one of the patron saints of epilepsy, so it is also a day to show some love to anyone you know with the neurological disorder, or a little bit more extra affection if a lover […]