Tag Archives: Epilepsy

Epilepsy training needed in more schools

Launceston mum Georgina Schilg used to worry that teachers would mistake her daughter’s epileptic seizures for her not listening. But not anymore. Ms Schilg knows that 10-year-old Sophie’s teachers are able to recognise her daughter’s symptoms and call her, or an ambulance, if needed. Sophie doesn’t always go unconscious when she has a seizure but… Read More »

Medical News Today: High-tech epilepsy warning device could save lives

Scientists have developed a high-tech bracelet called the Nightwatch, which detects 85 percent of all severe nighttime epilepsy seizures — a much higher percentage than similar devices on the market today. A new type of wearable technology may help prevent epilepsy-related deaths. Smartwatches are gaining popularity, and they often help users monitor their health in… Read More »