Epilepsy seizures may no longer take sufferers by surprise

A new device created by researchers at the University of Melbourne may be able to alert epilepsy sufferers when they are about to have a seizure.

The researchers developed two devices. The first is implanted into the brain and is designed to accurately predict seizures. The second is placed into the patient’s chest and transmits signals from the brain to a hand-held device which warns patients about the likelihood of having seizure.

The new devices could help people to better manage epileptic seizures.

Read more at University of Melbourne