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An epileptic seizure, occasionally referred to as a fit, is defined as a transient symptom of "abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain".
New research on functional brain networks offers insights into causes and symptoms of epilepsy

New research on functional brain networks offers insights into causes and symptoms of epilepsy

Study examines post-operative seizure outcomes after insular tumor resection

Study examines post-operative seizure outcomes after insular tumor resection

Study provides new understanding of molecular mechanisms that impact intellectual disability

Study provides new understanding of molecular mechanisms that impact intellectual disability

Youth with uncomplicated epilepsy have favorable social outcomes as their siblings

Youth with uncomplicated epilepsy have favorable social outcomes as their siblings

New guidelines provide practical information on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

New guidelines provide practical information on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Study provides insights into genetic, neuronal circuit mechanisms linked to autism's impaired sociability

Study provides insights into genetic, neuronal circuit mechanisms linked to autism's impaired sociability

Severe hypoglycemic episode in people with diabetes may increase risk for heart disease, death

Severe hypoglycemic episode in people with diabetes may increase risk for heart disease, death

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

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

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

Study finds new mechanism underlying epileptic seizures

Study finds new mechanism underlying epileptic seizures