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Study shows that brain receptor which increases during puberty reduces epilepsy in mice.

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 … Continue Reading Study shows that brain receptor which increases during puberty reduces epilepsy in mice.

Study identifies the brain network that controls the spread of epileptic seizures.

In roughly 20 million people with drug-resistant epilepsy, focal seizures originating in dysfunctional brain networks will often evolve and spread to surrounding tissue, disrupting function in otherwise normal brain regions. … Continue Reading Study identifies the brain network that controls the spread of epileptic seizures.

Researchers begin to map unexpected death in epilepsy via neurostimulation in human study.

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is becoming increasingly recognized as a very real and devastating problem in which impaired breathing is thought to play a critical role. Researchers believe … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map unexpected death in epilepsy via neurostimulation in human study.

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