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Epilepsy is a group of disorders marked by problems in the normal functioning of the brain. These problems can produce seizures, unusual body movements, a loss of consciousness or changes in consciousness, as well as mental problems or problems with the senses.
Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

First-of-its-kind mouse model could help study post-malaria epilepsy in children

First-of-its-kind mouse model could help study post-malaria epilepsy in children

New mathematical models show critical tipping point for swelling of brain cells

New mathematical models show critical tipping point for swelling of brain cells

Penn researcher wins Scientific Innovations Award from Chicago-based Brain Research Foundation

Penn researcher wins Scientific Innovations Award from Chicago-based Brain Research Foundation

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals first in the UK to use cutting-edge robotic neurosurgery

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals first in the UK to use cutting-edge robotic neurosurgery

New biomarker may predict trajectory of TBI recovery in children

New biomarker may predict trajectory of TBI recovery in children

Scientists uncover new method for improving short-term working memory

Scientists uncover new method for improving short-term working memory

Researchers discover cellular defects that underlie familial form of Parkinson's disease

Researchers discover cellular defects that underlie familial form of Parkinson's disease

Swansea University experts assess contribution of ultra-rare genetic variation in common epilepsies

Swansea University experts assess contribution of ultra-rare genetic variation in common epilepsies

ILAE's new epilepsy classification empowers clinicians and patients to make more informed treatment decisions

ILAE's new epilepsy classification empowers clinicians and patients to make more informed treatment decisions

Australian survey reveals cannabis use in people with epilepsy to manage seizures

Australian survey reveals cannabis use in people with epilepsy to manage seizures

New study finds neurological relationship between religiosity and epilepsy

New study finds neurological relationship between religiosity and epilepsy

Novel statistical approach reveals details about brains' internal networks in patients with epilepsy

Novel statistical approach reveals details about brains' internal networks in patients with epilepsy

CYSTINET-Africa project aims to find new strategies against pork tapeworm infection

CYSTINET-Africa project aims to find new strategies against pork tapeworm infection

Study provides better understanding of MS patients at higher risk of getting worse

Study provides better understanding of MS patients at higher risk of getting worse

Researchers discover CTE in deceased patient's brain with no known history of head trauma

Researchers discover CTE in deceased patient's brain with no known history of head trauma

New wireless patch may help reduce migraine pain as well as drugs, study suggests

New wireless patch may help reduce migraine pain as well as drugs, study suggests

Study findings may bring new hope for children and teens with epilepsy

Study findings may bring new hope for children and teens with epilepsy

Study finds ketogenic diet as 'feasible' option for people with super-refractory status epilepticus

Study finds ketogenic diet as 'feasible' option for people with super-refractory status epilepticus

Hypoxia may be cause for seizure-related neuronal degeneration in epilepsy, study finds

Hypoxia may be cause for seizure-related neuronal degeneration in epilepsy, study finds