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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


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.