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Childhood seizures can cause long-term changes in brain

John johnhkm at netsprintXXXX.net.au
Wed Aug 4 21:25:43 EST 1999


"The UCI study marks the first time any long-term brain alterations have
been linked directly to prolonged febrile convulsions and indicate that
certain childhood seizures--especially those lasting more than 20
minutes--could make children more susceptible to epileptic seizures in
adulthood. The findings appear in the August edition of Nature Medicine. "

    http://www.newswise.com/articles/1999/7/SEIZURE.UCI.html






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