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epilepsy Bonn
2015-03-18 18:29:29

Epilepsy is a very prevalent neurological disorder. Approximately one-third of patients are resistant to currently available therapies. A team of researchers under the guidance of the Institute of Cellular Neurosciences at the University of Bonn has discovered a new cause to explain the development of temporal lobe epilepsy: At an early stage, astrocytes are uncoupled from each other.

2014-06-25 10:19:51

A newly discovered biomarker – visible in brain scans for hours after febrile seizures – predicts which individuals will subsequently develop epilepsy.

2014-03-26 23:22:08

Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, presented on Nerve Entrapments and Neuropathic Pain. Carol M.

Sea Lions Found To Have A Type Of Epilepsy Similar To That In Humans
2014-03-18 14:25:42

Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine found a form of epilepsy in sea lions that is similar to one found in humans. California sea lions exposed to a toxin in algae develop a form of epilepsy...

2014-01-29 23:04:02

The new program will include brain ‘pacemakers’, specialized women’s care, and in-patient monitoring. Hopewell, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The

2013-12-09 10:47:32

The majority of epilepsy patients who have brain surgery to treat their disorder are satisfied with the results in reducing epilepsy-related seizures and improving their psychological and social well-being.

2013-11-19 12:59:00

Patients with the most common form of focal epilepsy have widespread, abnormal connections in their brains that could provide clues toward diagnosis and treatment.

2013-10-03 11:08:40

A recently published study by researchers from Spectrum Health and Henry Ford Hospital suggests that surgery may be an effective treatment for epilepsy in older patients, a finding that runs counter to conventional treatment methods.

2013-09-04 08:32:16

People with epilepsy could be helped by new research into the way a key molecule controls brain activity during a seizure.

2013-07-17 11:09:29

Scientists at Bonn University Hospital and at the Max Planck Institute for neurological research in Cologne have developed a method with which the chances of success of a surgical procedure for temporal lobe epilepsy can be accurately predicted.


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