Latest Temporal lobe epilepsy Stories
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.
A newly discovered biomarker – visible in brain scans for hours after febrile seizures – predicts which individuals will subsequently develop epilepsy.
Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, presented on Nerve Entrapments and Neuropathic Pain. Carol M.
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...
The new program will include brain ‘pacemakers’, specialized women’s care, and in-patient monitoring. Hopewell, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The
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.
Patients with the most common form of focal epilepsy have widespread, abnormal connections in their brains that could provide clues toward diagnosis and treatment.
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.
People with epilepsy could be helped by new research into the way a key molecule controls brain activity during a seizure.
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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