Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder in childhood. Epilepsy is more than twice as common in children as in adults. This statistic reflects the fact that epilepsy frequently remits in adolescence, an outcome which is more commonly noted for certain epilepsy syndromes. However, the underlying mechanism for this marked decrease in seizure susceptibility during adolescence is not known. Now, a study led by SUNY Downstate … Continue reading Study shows that brain receptor which increases during puberty reduces epilepsy in mice.