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2013-01-23 10:16:32

Deleting or reducing expression of a gene that carries the code for tau, a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease, can prevent seizures in a severe type of epilepsy linked to sudden death.

2011-06-23 22:48:53

Imagine two flat screen televisions tuned to the same channel and sitting side-by-side.

2011-06-23 21:53:49

Imagine two flat screen televisions tuned to the same channel and sitting side-by-side.

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2010-04-14 09:30:02

Animal study suggests a mutated protein in brain cells can lead to cardiac arrest in people with epilepsy.

2009-12-02 19:00:00

Long QT syndrome has been known for decades to trigger sudden fainting spells, dizziness, abnormal heart rhythms and tragically, sudden death.

2009-10-14 14:34:53

The most common gene for a syndrome associated with abnormal heart rhythms and sudden death triggers epileptic seizures and could explain sudden unexplained death in epilepsy, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears today in the journal Science Translational Medicine.

2009-07-08 13:34:49

Catastrophic epilepsy – characterized by severe muscle spasms, persistent seizures, mental retardation and sometimes autism – results from a mutation in a single gene


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.