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epilepsy

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CareZone announces freebie for epilepsy care cases

Jonathan Schwartz's startup announces a third partnership, part of an effort to promote his company, gain insight into patient needs, and of course attract subscribers.

By Jul. 26, 2012

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Attack on epilepsy Web site prompts migraines, near seizures

Hacker tries to trigger seizures by posting hundreds of flashing images on Epilepsy Foundation site.

By May. 8, 2008

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Early-warning software could reduce false alarms of seizures

Closed-loop implantable devices can control seizures via small amounts of current, and new software could further fine-tune early detection, research shows.

By Apr. 4, 2012

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Could electronically controlled drugs reduce side effects?

Researchers say they can zap implants with electrical currents to release specific amounts of medication to targeted areas of the body.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Google-like data bank of kids' brain scans could aid docs

The goal of the cloud-computing project is to let physicians and radiologists "google" a brain scan to find patients with similar abnormalities, review their anonymous medical records, and improve both diagnosis and treatment.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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Whistle, the Fitbit for dogs, makes push into mainstream

Aimed at gathering data to help track and improve a dog's health, the wireless tracking device lands in PetSmart stores next week. And there's now an Android version of the app.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Fly around Saturn in gorgeous short film

"Around Saturn" gives a stunning look at out solar system's sixth planet, made entirely from images taken by Cassini in the style of early silent films.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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DARPA developing implant to monitor brain in real time

In a bid to improve the mental health of soldiers and veterans, DARPA has launched a $70 million project to create an implant that tracks neuron activity and provides quantifiable brain data.

By Oct. 28, 2013

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Obama's BRAIN project gathers dust in government shutdown

Because of the way funding is allocated, the government shutdown could cause lasting consequences for the BRAIN mapping initiative.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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A little black dress that speaks to schizophrenia

U.K. design students fashion powerful garments that aim to explain the neuroscientific underpinnings of bipolar disorder, epilepsy, autism, Alzheimer's, and more.

By Apr. 5, 2013