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Apple ResearchKit epilepsy study provides insight on seizure triggers

Apple ResearchKit epilepsy study provides insight on seizure triggers The study was conducted over the past 10 months, and tracked epilepsy patients’ seizures, gaining invaluable insight into what triggers those seizures.Menstruation was linked to 12 percent of the seizures, and other seizures were linked to diet and missed medications.

FBI arrested the troll who sent that seizure-inducing tweet to a journalist with epilepsy

FBI arrested the troll who sent that seizure-inducing tweet to a journalist with epilepsy A tweet has led to an arrest — three months after it was sent.Back in December, Vanity Fair contributing editor and Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald shared that someone had targeted him with a strobing tweet.

Seizure-inducing GIF labeled a weapon in criminal cyberstalking case

Seizure-inducing GIF labeled a weapon in criminal cyberstalking case In a first-of-its-kind case, a Texas grand jury this week ruled that an animated GIF can be considered a deadly weapon.” More: Neuroscientists can tell if you knowingly committed a crime based on brain scans This isn’t the first time an animated GIF has been used maliciously to trigger seizures, but it is the first time an individual has been charged.