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Booster ShotsElectrodes implanted deep in the brain where they provide a minute electrical charge can sharply reduce the incidence of seizures in epileptics who cannot bring their seizures under control with drugs, Stanford researchers reported Wednesday. The...
Special to The TimesAS they seek to document and demystify one of life's great thrills, scientists have run across some real head-scratchers. How, for example, can they explain the fact that some men and women who are paralyzed and numb below the waist are able to have...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSen. Barack Obama strode into a hotel ballroom filled with expectation one recent Tuesday and declared that his quest for the Oval Office, which "began as a whisper in Springfield, has swelled to a chorus of millions calling for change." That's the...
Tribune staff reportergoogle_max_num_ads = '0'; Jamie Smith plunked down in the passenger's seat of his mother's car and slipped on a pair of thick-framed sunglasses that gave him the look of a young Ray Charles. "Ready, Jamie?" Alice Smith asked. "Ready, Mom." They clasped...
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Times Staff WritersRecreation providers in California may be held liable for gross negligence regardless of the wording on liability waivers signed by participants or their parents, the California Supreme Court ruled 6-1 Monday. The state high court decision permits the...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Justice System, Marketing, Seizures, Death
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe man whose 72-year-old mother was left behind in a crumpled car towed to a police impound lot said Wednesday that he remembers little about the car crash that killed her and put him in a hospital intensive care unit. From his hospital bed, Steven...
For 55 years, he was known to the world at large only as HM or Henry M., the survivor of brain surgery that went catastrophically wrong, leaving him with a form of amnesia that prevented him from collecting any new memories and living in a pre-1953 world....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterKaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. said Tuesday that it was working with state regulators to develop standards to protect its members from unfair cancellations of health insurance, a move that the state's largest HMO hopes could lead to industrywide...
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"Lost" meets "Heroes," crossed with "Desperate Housewives," a little reality TV and a fiddle -- what's not to love? And love it they did. The Band From TV, a charity cover band created by actor Greg Grunberg ("Felicity," "Alias" and now "Heroes")...
I felt burned out on "America's Next Top Model" after the end of last season. However, for some reason, maybe because the world is too serious right now, or maybe because I caught a marathon of Cycle Two on Oxygen last week and got enthused all over...
SACRAMENTO - It's one of the most popular video games around, but rocking out to Guitar Hero could cause some nasty side effects. "There will be people with photo sensitive epilepsy where those patterns will trigger a seizure," said Dr. Robert Burgerman...
EVENT: Step Up and Speak - 5k Walk for Epilepsy DATE: Saturday, November 8, 2008 TIME: 10a.m. WHERE: Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park COST: $15 INFO: 1-800-526-6618 WEB: www.indianaepilepsyfoundation.org The Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana will...
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