Method based on genetic information predicts response to drugs in epileptic patients
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  April 18, 2017  
  Epilepsy  
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 Method based on genetic information predicts response to drugs in epileptic patientsMethod based on genetic information predicts response to drugs in epileptic patients
 
Researchers affiliated with the University of Campinas in São Paulo State, Brazil, have shown that genetic information can be used to improve early prediction of the response to drugs in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE), one of the most severe forms of epilepsy.
 
 
 Study identifies potential link between genes and treatment response in children with CAEStudy identifies potential link between genes and treatment response in children with CAE
 
Consider two children who have childhood absence epilepsy (CAE), the most common form of pediatric epilepsy. They both take the same drug--one child sees an improvement in their seizures, but the other does not.
 
   Academic-industry collaboration aims to build personalized 3-D maps to improve neurosurgeriesAcademic-industry collaboration aims to build personalized 3-D maps to improve neurosurgeries
 
Removing a brain tumor requires walking a fine line: Remove too little, and the disease remains; remove too much, and sight, speech or movement may be impaired.
 
 Renishaw applauds University Hospital of Wales on first robotic-assisted neurosurgery for epilepsy
 
Renishaw applauds University Hospital of Wales on first robotic-assisted neurosurgery for epilepsyRenishaw is pleased to congratulate the University Hospital of Wales on a successful first robotic assistedstereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) neurosurgery procedure.
 
 
 Researchers study benefits of vitamin B12 in Marmite
 
Researchers study benefits of vitamin B12 in MarmiteNew study shows that Marmite may boost brain power and could even help fight off dementia.