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Stopping seizures with lasers

Date:
June 26, 2013
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Uncontrollable seizures that can’t be stopped with drugs, an estimated one in five children with epilepsy does not respond to medication. Now, patients and their parents are getting new treatment options with a medical breakthrough that uses lasers to stop the seizures.


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