Epilepsy in the News

Veteran Battle Induced Seizures/Epilepsy

Combat Injuries May Cause Epilepsy Years Later

Mysterious Seizures Haunt Marines a Decade After Deployment

Many Veterans’ Seizures Tied to TBI and PTSD, Not Seizures

Head Trauma in War Veterans Could Increase Epilepsy

Disparities in Epilepsy Funding

Disparities in NIH Funding for Epilepsy Research

Estimates of Funding for Various Research, Condition, and Disease Categories (RCDC)

One in 26 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy at some point in their lifetime and an estimated 3.4 million people in the US are living with epilepsy. It is the fourth most common neurological disease after migraine, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Despite these staggering numbers, epilepsy remains a disorder that is largely misunderstood by the general public, discriminated against, and underfunded in research initiatives.” – UF College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Community Events – Epilepsy Awareness Month 2019

Epilepsy: Overlooked and Underfunded

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