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Latest epileptic seizures Stories

2014-11-04 23:00:26

A new statistical test that looks at the patterns of high-frequency network activity flow from brain signals can help doctors pinpoint the exact location of seizures occurring in the brain and

2012-12-03 16:51:35

A Loyola University Medical Center neurologist is reporting surprising results of a study of patients who experience both epileptic and non-epileptic seizures.

2012-05-23 19:23:59

For decades, neurologists have known that a diet high in fat and extremely low in carbohydrates can reduce epileptic seizures that resist drug therapy.

2011-09-21 19:10:57

Zinc has been found to play a critical role in regulating communication between cells in the brain, possibly governing the formation of memories and controlling the occurrence of epileptic seizures.

2011-06-21 18:32:32

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have made a discovery in the lab that could help drug manufacturers develop new antiepileptic drugs and explore novel strategies for treating seizures associated with epilepsy – a disease affecting about two million Americans.

2011-04-15 08:12:13

A new drug could provide hope for people who suffer from epileptic seizures.

2010-12-16 07:35:25

Epileptic seizures continue to leave scientists at a medical stalemate.

2010-07-29 15:21:44

A chemical compound that boosts the action of a molecule normally produced in the brain may provide the starting point for a new line of therapies for the treatment of epileptic seizures.

2010-05-07 08:57:19

After birth the brain looses many nerve cells and this continues throughout life – most neurons are formed before birth, after which many excess neurons degenerate.

2010-04-26 10:18:00

--Modified Cells Disrupt Signal Control, May Permit Seizures-- PHILADELPHIA AND BOSTON, April 26, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neuroscience researchers have zeroed in on a novel mechanism that helps control the firing of electrical signals among neurons.


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