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2013-07-09 11:30:37

Patients with epilepsy who had amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) or Alzheimer disease (AD) presented earlier with cognitive decline than patients who did not have epilepsy, according to a report published by JAMA Neurology, a JAMA Network publication. AD increases a patient's risk of risk of seizures, and patients with AD and seizure disorders have greater cognitive impairment, more rapid progression of symptoms and more severe neuronal loss at autopsy than those without seizures,...

Brain Handles Stress Better When Bodies Are Exercised
2013-07-04 06:02:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by Princeton University reveals physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is decreased. This makes anxiety less likely to interfere with normal brain function. The findings, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, show when regularly exercised mice experienced a stressor -- for example, exposure to cold water -- their brains exhibited a spike in the activity of neurons that shut off...

2013-06-28 23:17:31

The Epilepsy Forum on June 30, 2013 welcomes children with epilepsy, adults with epilepsy and their loved ones, medical professionals, caretakers and loved ones in an effort to empower the community through education. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles has partnered with Loma Linda University Medical Center to host the Epilepsy Community Forum at the Wong Kerlee Conference Center on the Loma Linda University campus on Sunday, June 30, 2013...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.