Epilepsy

Organoids

Lab-Grown Mini-Brains Spontaneously Produced ‘Human-Like’ Brain Waves for the First Time

The electrical activity of the lab-grown mini-brains was similar to that seen in premature infants and may help researchers understand brain development disorders.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.21.18
Australiana

Why We Made a Doco About Australia's Medical Weed Outlaws

Medical cannabis may be legal, but bureaucracy is intense and a lot of patients can't get access.
Royce Kurmelovs
12.11.17
News

A Man Was Charged for Allegedly Sending Seizure-Inducing GIF via Twitter

The FBI arrested a man for allegedly sending a tweet with strobing animated GIF to ‘Newsweek’ reporter Kurt Eichenwald which caused a seizure.
Mack Lamoureux
3.18.17
Health

People With Epilepsy Describe How They Feel Just Before a Seizure

For many, an oncoming seizure announces itself with a weird, almost psychedelic experience.
Sam Nichols
11.24.16
Health

What It's Like to Live with Epilepsy

Once, I sat down on the floor of an art gallery, took off my shoes, and emptied out the entire contents of my bag. I had no recollection of it happening.
Emma Roy-Williams
11.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Victoria’s First Medicinal Marijuana Crop is Ready to Be Cultivated

Premier Daniel Andrews paid a visit to Victoria's secret legal weed stash.
Katherine Gillespie
8.16.16
Legal Weed in Australia

Victoria Just Finalised the Legal Framework Around Medicinal Marijuana

The Access to Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2015 was passed Tuesday evening. It stipulates how medical marijuana will be grown, processed, distributed, and sold to patients by 2017.
VICE Staff
4.13.16
Stuff

How Having a Chronic Illness Can Screw Up Your Sex Life

Imagine stopping mid-coitus to grab your inhaler because sex is causing an asthma attack.
Alison Segel
3.2.16
News

​Medical Marijuana in Australia: What’s Next After Legalisation?

It could be a year until actual cannabis products are in pharmacies.
Maddison Connaughton
2.29.16
Stuff

So Can New Zealand Legalise Medicinal Weed Now?

Australia just passed a bill to allow the cultivation and distribution of medicinal cannabis. We asked Drug Foundation director Ross Bell if NZ is next.
Alan Perrott
2.27.16
News

Australia Just Passed a Bill to Legalise Medical Marijuana

The bill passed in both houses today, paving the way for medicinal cannabis products to be grown, manufactured, and prescribed in Australia.
Maddison Connaughton
2.24.16
Stuff

My Life After Being Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and Epilepsy

Some people hear 'Borderline Personality Disorder' and call bullshit. What I've learned over the past few years is that it's not bullshit at all.
Frances Allen
1.5.16
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