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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 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

Study shows long-term gains from hastening surgical interventions against epilepsy

Study shows long-term gains from hastening surgical interventions against epilepsy

Novel noninvasive method precisely tweaks brain activity in rats using ultrasound pulses

Novel noninvasive method precisely tweaks brain activity in rats using ultrasound pulses

Mutations in gene that enables memories, sense of direction can contribute to schizophrenia symptoms

Mutations in gene that enables memories, sense of direction can contribute to schizophrenia symptoms

Researchers identify brain cell types from cell culture of adult human neurons

Researchers identify brain cell types from cell culture of adult human neurons

AAN issues new guideline on mapping the brain before epilepsy surgery

AAN issues new guideline on mapping the brain before epilepsy surgery

Genes implicated in rare pediatric epilepsy contribute to common forms of disorder, study finds

Genes implicated in rare pediatric epilepsy contribute to common forms of disorder, study finds

Study highlights barriers to HIV care in sub-Saharan Africa

Study highlights barriers to HIV care in sub-Saharan Africa

Low-carbohydrate diet may help reverse inherited intellectual disability linked to Kabuki syndrome

Low-carbohydrate diet may help reverse inherited intellectual disability linked to Kabuki syndrome

Study improves molecular understanding of the brain in people with epilepsy

Study improves molecular understanding of the brain in people with epilepsy

CBD oil may reduce frequency and severity of seizures in patients with epilepsy, UAB study shows

CBD oil may reduce frequency and severity of seizures in patients with epilepsy, UAB study shows

Customized tablet-based tool can help epilepsy patients to manage own unique symptoms

Customized tablet-based tool can help epilepsy patients to manage own unique symptoms

Electro-acupuncture may be effective in treating sleep disturbances in women with breast cancer

Electro-acupuncture may be effective in treating sleep disturbances in women with breast cancer

ADD Program receives $19.5 million NIH contract to test drugs for treating epilepsy

ADD Program receives $19.5 million NIH contract to test drugs for treating epilepsy

Sutter Health awarded $1.2 million by California Initiative to advance precision of care for multiple sclerosis

Sutter Health awarded $1.2 million by California Initiative to advance precision of care for multiple sclerosis

Study finds link between hypoglycemia and mortality risk in hospitalized patients

Study finds link between hypoglycemia and mortality risk in hospitalized patients

Research provides insights for why some epilepsy patients continue to experience postoperative seizures

Research provides insights for why some epilepsy patients continue to experience postoperative seizures