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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.
Doctors appear to have reached unexpected consensus in prescribing pediatric anti-seizure medications

Doctors appear to have reached unexpected consensus in prescribing pediatric anti-seizure medications

Mutations arising after conception may play vital role in autism

Mutations arising after conception may play vital role in autism

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

New study examines high school principals' perceptions about concussion

New study examines high school principals' perceptions about concussion

Rice engineers building flat microscope to monitor, stimulate neurons in the brain

Rice engineers building flat microscope to monitor, stimulate neurons in the brain

Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months may be less likely to develop MS

Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months may be less likely to develop MS

Study finds key physical difference in the brains of people with PTSD

Study finds key physical difference in the brains of people with PTSD

Teenage weight gain may increase stroke risk in adult life

Teenage weight gain may increase stroke risk in adult life

Study shows septic systems as important sources of emerging contaminants in drinking water

Study shows septic systems as important sources of emerging contaminants in drinking water

Anti-seizure drug could have beneficial effect in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease

Anti-seizure drug could have beneficial effect in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease

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