New epilepsy warning device
could save thousands of lives

The Pontes-innovation Nightwatch, developed by scientists from the Netherlands, detects 85 percent of all severe night-time epilepsy seizures. That is a much better score than any other technology currently available. The researchers involved think that this bracelet can reduce the worldwide number of unexpected night-time fatalities in epilepsy patients. They published the results of a prospective trial this week in the scientific journal Neurology.

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