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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".
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

SDSU neuroscientist explores how the brain works to retrieve correct word from memory

SDSU neuroscientist explores how the brain works to retrieve correct word from memory

Tiny microRNA could act as protective mechanism to reduce risk of epileptic seizures, say scientists

Tiny microRNA could act as protective mechanism to reduce risk of epileptic seizures, say scientists

Study shows population-based incidences, outcomes for refractory and super-refractory status epilepticus

Study shows population-based incidences, outcomes for refractory and super-refractory status epilepticus

Wristwatch-like devices can provide information related to different kinds of brain activity

Wristwatch-like devices can provide information related to different kinds of brain activity

University of Warwick research focuses on absence epilepsy that affects children

University of Warwick research focuses on absence epilepsy that affects children

Making brain implants smaller could eliminate scarring, extend life of devices

Making brain implants smaller could eliminate scarring, extend life of devices

Research identifies protein that could help patients respond more positively to epilepsy drug therapies

Research identifies protein that could help patients respond more positively to epilepsy drug therapies

Scientists aim to revolutionize asthma treatment by replacing inhalers with new drug

Scientists aim to revolutionize asthma treatment by replacing inhalers with new drug

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

New computational approach could enable more patients with epilepsy to benefit from surgery

New computational approach could enable more patients with epilepsy to benefit from surgery

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