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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".
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

Deep brain stimulation may help improve mental, physical health in patients with anorexia nervosa

Deep brain stimulation may help improve mental, physical health in patients with anorexia nervosa

Study: Epilepsy patients want physicians to share information about rare risk of death

Study: Epilepsy patients want physicians to share information about rare risk of death

Modified Atkins Diet helps children suffering from Doose syndrome

Modified Atkins Diet helps children suffering from Doose syndrome

Mouse model shows how chronic demyelination may cause seizures in MS patients

Mouse model shows how chronic demyelination may cause seizures in MS patients

Researchers identify genetic cause of novel myoclonic epilepsy in dogs

Researchers identify genetic cause of novel myoclonic epilepsy in dogs

New drug discovered in zebrafish model of pediatric epilepsy shows promising results in clinical study

New drug discovered in zebrafish model of pediatric epilepsy shows promising results in clinical study

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

College students take more time to recover from concussion, study shows

College students take more time to recover from concussion, study shows

High concentration peroxide ingestions can lead to life-threatening ailments and death

High concentration peroxide ingestions can lead to life-threatening ailments and death