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2014-07-17 16:20:33

Attribute to Susan Axelrod, Founding Chair, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "CURE applauds the announcement today

2014-06-27 19:08:26

Older veterans who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are 60 percent more likely to later develop dementia than veterans without TBI.

Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Stroke Risk
2013-06-27 11:45:26

People who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) often have to learn to cope with physical or mental difficulties after the event. Now, a new study in the journal Neurology shows that they may also face double jeopardy from increased risk of stroke.

2012-02-21 06:05:09

A new study performed on rats shows promise in helping fight against the harmful effects of traumatic brain injury.

2011-07-21 13:09:31

Two-thirds of people with severe and otherwise untreatable epilepsy were completely cured of their frequent seizures after undergoing neurosurgery at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, according to a new study that examined 143 of these patients two years after their operations.

2011-04-11 08:13:09

Epileptic seizures may be an indicator of developing brain tumors in the years to come, according to research published online in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.

2010-07-20 14:00:00

Soldiers who receive traumatic brain injuries during war may be at a higher risk of epilepsy even decades after the brain injury occurred.

2009-08-13 09:45:28

Children who have normal IQs before they experience a first seizure may also have problems with language, memory, learning and other cognitive skills, according to a study published in the August 12, 2009, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

2009-07-06 15:25:16

Chronic seizures caused by traumatic head injuries may result from chemicals released by the brain's immune system attempting to repair the injured site, according to a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

2009-06-02 16:01:35

U.S. researchers have found an FDA-approved drug that might prevent genetically caused epilepsy also might help prevent more common forms of the condition. Washington University School of Medicine researchers in St.


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