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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.
Researchers visualize development of blood vessels in zebrafish embryos

Researchers visualize development of blood vessels in zebrafish embryos

Hepatitis B and C patients more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, study finds

Hepatitis B and C patients more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, study finds

Endocannabinoid system stimulation may be potential approach to treatment of epilepsy, study shows

Endocannabinoid system stimulation may be potential approach to treatment of epilepsy, study shows

Infantile vitamin B1 deficiency affects motor function, balance in children

Infantile vitamin B1 deficiency affects motor function, balance in children

JAX professor receives HFSP grant for 3D genome studies of memory, learning and epilepsy

JAX professor receives HFSP grant for 3D genome studies of memory, learning and epilepsy

Researchers develop new graphene-based neural probes for recording brain activity in high resolution

Researchers develop new graphene-based neural probes for recording brain activity in high resolution

Probing the brain in high resolution with graphene based neural probes

Probing the brain in high resolution with graphene based neural probes

Study identifies correlations between gene data and brain activity during memory processing

Study identifies correlations between gene data and brain activity during memory processing

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