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Quality of Life

August 7, 2011

Wellness & Quality of Life (Kit) FACT: The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as “not only the absence of infirmity and disease but also a state of physical, mental and social well-being”. What is Wellness? Wellness is more than just not being sick: it is a positive state of health. The concept of wellness…

Seizures Come in Many Shapes and Sizes

August 7, 2011

Absence Seizures These are common in children and are often associated with learning difficulties. This seizure type is often undiagnosed.

Is Epilepsy Contagious?

August 7, 2011

No. In approximately 75% of all cases of epilepsy there is no known cause.

Health Canada updates safety information for Trileptal (oxcarbazepine)

August 5, 2011

Health Canada Endorsed Important Safety Information on TRILEPTAL (oxcarbazepine): Association of TRILEPTAL (oxcarbazepine) with life-threatening dermatological reactions and multi-organ hypersensitivity In April 2005, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. distributed a letter to Canadian healthcare professionals concerning the updated consumer information for Trileptal tablets and oral suspension. Trileptal is used as a monotherapy or adjunctive therapy to…