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2013-12-09 10:47:32

The majority of epilepsy patients who have brain surgery to treat their disorder are satisfied with the results in reducing epilepsy-related seizures and improving their psychological and social well-being. Those were the conclusions of a new study by Henry Ford Hospital researchers who examined the medical records of epilepsy surgery patients and conducted a telephone survey to determine their satisfaction with the results of the procedure. "Overall, the great majority of patients, 92...

2013-12-06 23:23:34

The DrugRisk Resource Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 The DrugRisk.com prescription drug safety center is announcing it has added information for women who have taken the anticonvulsant drug Topamax. The new resource center contains studies on birth defect side effects, safety alerts for patients, as well as legal news for any birth defect...

2013-12-06 11:02:46

Findings have implications for treating severe treatment-refractory epilepsy, says Mount Sinai researcher New research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai shows that microRNA-128 is one of the strongest regulators of nerve cell excitability and motor activity, and that it does so by adjusting an entire neuronal signaling pathway. Published online Dec. 6 in the journal Science, the preclinical study suggests that developing new drugs for treatment-refractory epilepsy that...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.