Tag Archive for seizures

Strobing art display produces hallucinatory effects

Writer has strange experiences at Tasmanian art display. MONA shines light into the darkness. ”When you shut your eyes you will still be able to see.” So says David Walsh, founder of Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art, of what he is trying to achieve through his inaugural winter arts festival, Dark Mofo, which…

Boy treated for brain tumor that caused laughing seizures

Overwhelmed By Uncontrollable Laughter, Little Boy Undergoes Risky, Complex Surgery The brain lesion creating the laughing fit is called hypothalamic hamartoma. “It’s heartbreaking. I mean heartbreaking to find out your child has a tumor,” said Tigist Feyisa, Matthew’s mother. Following two complex and extremely risky operations to remove nerve masses through the top of Matthew’s…

Having an answer: Autistic-like condition also NOT caused by vaccines

Medical mystery: Seizures strike baby after routine vaccine The couple’s third child, 6-month-old Michaela, had just suffered a serious seizure and was at a nearby hospital. As Cossolotto raced to be with the baby, she immediately remembered that Michaela had been running a fever after receiving a vaccine against diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus (DPT) three…

TheTwilight pregnancy scene – does it cause seizures or just gross you out?

Twilight ‘Breaking Dawn’ Scene Allegedly Causing Seizures …a scene in the latest installment has reportedly been causing viewers across the country to have seizures. Several instances of people saying they have developed seizures during the tense birthing scene in “Breaking Dawn: Part One” have been reported. The in-theater seizures, also known as photosensitive epilepsy, are…