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What are the early signs of a seizure disorder?

What is a seizure? A seizure is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain. The electrical disturbance disrupts the normal function of the brain. As a result, it changes someone’s behaviour, movements, feelings, and can result in altered levels of consciousness. A seizure disorder includes a condition called epilepsy. Epilepsy is a central nervous…

What are focal onset seizures?

Telling one seizure type from another can be confusing to say the least as there are many different types of seizures. All of them can be classified by their ‘onset’ which refers to where in the brain the seizure originates from.  Understanding the difference between types of seizure onsets and being able to recognise them…

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[Video] How do weather, sleep, and time of day affect seizure risk forecasting?

Seer Medical is a research-driven medical technology company with a mission to empower people to take better control of their health. Research Review is a series where we pull apart peer-reviewed journal articles published by Seer Medical’s research team. Building on our expertise in epilepsy, we are creating end-to-end systems that give people control over…

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[Video] Improved seizure forecasting accuracy

Seer Medical is a research-driven medical technology company with a mission to empower people to take better control of their health. Research Review is a series where we pull apart peer-reviewed journal articles published by Seer Medical’s research team. Through our research, we make evident-based business decisions that meet the needs of the Australian healthcare…

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[Video] Improving diagnostic yield of long-term epilepsy monitoring

Seer Medical is a research-driven MedTech company with a mission to empower people to take better control of their health. Research Review is a series where we pull apart peer-reviewed journal articles published by Seer Medical’s research team so you can better understand how the science translates into real-life impact. In January 2021, Epilepsia published…

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[Video] Meet Professor Mark Cook

Professor Mark Cook is an accomplished neurologist, with decades of experience in the field of neurology. He has dedicated his professional life to the research and development of novel therapies for the treatment of epilepsy in the pursuit of a better life for those living with the condition.  Professor Cook is the Chief Medical Officer…