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Latest Temporal lobe epilepsy Stories

2013-05-06 20:32:30

More than two million people in the United States suffer from epilepsies, a group of neurological disorders caused by abnormal nerve cell firing in the brain which often produce debilitating seizures.

Epilepsy Cured In Mouse Model With Brain Cell Transplant
2013-05-06 05:56:17

Scientists from the University of California - San Francisco have effectively cured epilepsy in mice by transplanting brain cells into the rodents’ hippocampus – research that they hope could one day be applied to help treat severe forms of the condition in humans.

2013-04-03 10:39:03

The seizures that affect people with temporal-lobe epilepsy usually start in a region of the brain called the hippocampus.

2012-11-08 16:15:22

Seizures during childhood fever are usually benign, but when prolonged, they can foreshadow an increased risk of epilepsy later in life.

2012-09-19 16:45:40

Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that a biological mechanism long suspected in epilepsy is capable of triggering the brain seizures – opening the door for studies to seek improved treatments or even preventative therapies.

2012-06-14 11:11:40

New research shows that human herpesviruses (HHV)-6B and HHV-7, commonly know as roseola virus), account for one third of febrile status epilepticus (FSE) cases.

2012-04-02 20:34:33

New research confirms that childhood onset temporal lobe epilepsy has a significant impact on brain aging.

2012-03-07 13:45:00

While the thought of any type of surgery can be disconcerting, the thought of brain surgery can be downright frightening.

2012-03-07 12:27:18

Due to overwhelming clinical results, neurologists should advocate for early surgical evaluation of patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE), according to physicians and co-authors Roger J. Lewis, M.D., Ph.D., an emergency medicine physician and expert in clinical trial design at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California, and Donald L. Schomer, M.D., a neurologist at Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...


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