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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.
Study: Improving health and wellbeing of adolescents could bring 10-fold economic benefit

Study: Improving health and wellbeing of adolescents could bring 10-fold economic benefit

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Preliminary study reveals promising results of new treatment for progressive MS

Preliminary study reveals promising results of new treatment for progressive MS

Study finds link between circadian variations in body temperature and arousal in brain-injured patients

Study finds link between circadian variations in body temperature and arousal in brain-injured patients

Study shows evidence that old drug may provide relief for advanced Parkinson's disease patients

Study shows evidence that old drug may provide relief for advanced Parkinson's disease patients

Cannabidiol shows promise to reduce seizures for people with difficult-to-treat epilepsy

Cannabidiol shows promise to reduce seizures for people with difficult-to-treat epilepsy

Renishaw applauds University Hospital of Wales on first robotic-assisted neurosurgery for epilepsy

Renishaw applauds University Hospital of Wales on first robotic-assisted neurosurgery for epilepsy

Obesity and being underweight linked to increased risk for migraine

Obesity and being underweight linked to increased risk for migraine

Developmental Split-Brain syndrome discovery

Developmental Split-Brain syndrome discovery

Study identifies potential link between genes and treatment response in children with CAE

Study identifies potential link between genes and treatment response in children with CAE

Weather-forecast tool can help improve assessment and treatment of newborns with asphyxia

Weather-forecast tool can help improve assessment and treatment of newborns with asphyxia

Study finds thalamic DBS to be safe, effective treatment for young adults with Tourette syndrome

Study finds thalamic DBS to be safe, effective treatment for young adults with Tourette syndrome

Researchers study benefits of vitamin B12 in Marmite

Researchers study benefits of vitamin B12 in Marmite

Academic-industry collaboration aims to build personalized 3-D maps to improve neurosurgeries

Academic-industry collaboration aims to build personalized 3-D maps to improve neurosurgeries

Regular exercise, not body fat, may help predict person's recovery from stroke

Regular exercise, not body fat, may help predict person's recovery from stroke

Researchers develop stable brain implant based on anti-inflammatory coating

Researchers develop stable brain implant based on anti-inflammatory coating

Method based on genetic information predicts response to drugs in epileptic patients

Method based on genetic information predicts response to drugs in epileptic patients

UC study explores how low risk stress reduction treatments may benefit epilepsy patients

UC study explores how low risk stress reduction treatments may benefit epilepsy patients

Experts to present diverse advances in neuromodulation at INS congress

Experts to present diverse advances in neuromodulation at INS congress

Common neurological diseases pose serious annual financial burden for the U.S.

Common neurological diseases pose serious annual financial burden for the U.S.