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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.
Could the mTOR pathway be used to protect against cancer?

Could the mTOR pathway be used to protect against cancer?

Genetic factors play significant role in causing ALS, study reveals

Genetic factors play significant role in causing ALS, study reveals

Study identifies structural changes in genes that increase risk of Tourette syndrome

Study identifies structural changes in genes that increase risk of Tourette syndrome

AAN hosts free bike helmet giveaway in Minneapolis to raise awareness of head injuries

AAN hosts free bike helmet giveaway in Minneapolis to raise awareness of head injuries

Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person visit for treatment of headache

Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person visit for treatment of headache

Research shows how morphological changes in the brain help shape the human connectome

Research shows how morphological changes in the brain help shape the human connectome

UCLA offers transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat patients with depression

UCLA offers transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat patients with depression

Molecule may play role in helping maintain balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurons

Molecule may play role in helping maintain balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurons

Study finds increase in suicide risk for people with physical health conditions

Study finds increase in suicide risk for people with physical health conditions

Novartis announces data revealing efficacy of new monoclonal antibody therapy in preventing migraine

Novartis announces data revealing efficacy of new monoclonal antibody therapy in preventing migraine

Self-management intervention may be important tool to increase efficiency in epilepsy care

Self-management intervention may be important tool to increase efficiency in epilepsy care

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Tiny microRNA could act as protective mechanism to reduce risk of epileptic seizures, say scientists

Tiny microRNA could act as protective mechanism to reduce risk of epileptic seizures, say scientists

Impaired ability to understand social cues may be linked to brain changes in people with MS

Impaired ability to understand social cues may be linked to brain changes in people with MS

Scientists identify 100 genes that provide new entry points into understanding human memory

Scientists identify 100 genes that provide new entry points into understanding human memory

New method combines organoid technology with bioengineering to build better brains

New method combines organoid technology with bioengineering to build better brains

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

Collaborative effort to develop rare disease patient registries

Collaborative effort to develop rare disease patient registries

New sleep system helps profoundly disabled 5-year-old boy with complex care needs to get full night's sleep

New sleep system helps profoundly disabled 5-year-old boy with complex care needs to get full night's sleep

Study finds variations among hospitals in transitioning stroke patients from treatment to comfort care

Study finds variations among hospitals in transitioning stroke patients from treatment to comfort care