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Some types of epilepsy pose more risks during pregnancy

(HealthDay)—Women with frontal lobe epilepsy are much more likely to have an increase in seizures during pregnancy than those with focal epilepsy or generalized epilepsy, researchers report.

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Too few adults taking epilepsy meds have seizure control

(HealthDay)—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. Centers ...

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Diet may help fight epilepsy when meds fail

(HealthDay)—For children with epilepsy who don't find relief from their seizures with medication, a tightly controlled nutrition plan might help, a pair of new studies suggests.

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Link between epilepsy and autism

A new UK study has shed light on the negative impact that epilepsy can have on autism in adult patients.

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