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Epilepsy is a group of disorders marked by problems in the normal functioning of the brain. These problems can produce seizures, unusual body movements, a loss of consciousness or changes in consciousness, as well as mental problems or problems with the senses.
Neurologists identify new type of vertigo

Neurologists identify new type of vertigo

Scientists identify new inherited neurodevelopmental disease

Scientists identify new inherited neurodevelopmental disease

UCI research team uncovers new unexpected mode of neurotransmitter-based communication

UCI research team uncovers new unexpected mode of neurotransmitter-based communication

Pfizer announces Phase 3 study results of LYRICA Oral Solution CV for pediatric epilepsy patients

Pfizer announces Phase 3 study results of LYRICA Oral Solution CV for pediatric epilepsy patients

Study shows link between better diet quality and larger brain volume

Study shows link between better diet quality and larger brain volume

FutureNeuro and GreenLight Medicines team up to develop cannabis-based treatments for epilepsies

FutureNeuro and GreenLight Medicines team up to develop cannabis-based treatments for epilepsies

Study uncovers mechanism underlying brain malformation linked to severe epilepsy

Study uncovers mechanism underlying brain malformation linked to severe epilepsy

Researchers to take 'unprecedented look' into protein behind hypertension, epilepsy, and overactive bladder

Researchers to take 'unprecedented look' into protein behind hypertension, epilepsy, and overactive bladder

Researchers find link between depression and memory problems, brain aging

Researchers find link between depression and memory problems, brain aging

Research shows possibility of new ways to address blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy

Research shows possibility of new ways to address blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy

Complex human brain may originate from fewer initial cells compared to mice and monkeys

Complex human brain may originate from fewer initial cells compared to mice and monkeys

Surprising discovery offers new model for studying role of gap junctions in the brain

Surprising discovery offers new model for studying role of gap junctions in the brain

3D structures of nicotine receptor could lead to new ways for treating addiction

3D structures of nicotine receptor could lead to new ways for treating addiction

Frequent saunas may have beneficial effects on vascular health

Frequent saunas may have beneficial effects on vascular health

Researchers study how neurostimulator can improve rehabilitation for stroke patients

Researchers study how neurostimulator can improve rehabilitation for stroke patients

Fredrick Junn, M.D. recognized as Pinnacle Professional Member in the Medical field

Fredrick Junn, M.D. recognized as Pinnacle Professional Member in the Medical field

Advances in genetic testing give new insights to parents of children with epileptic encephalopathy

Advances in genetic testing give new insights to parents of children with epileptic encephalopathy

Study shows link between restless legs syndrome symptoms and brain structure

Study shows link between restless legs syndrome symptoms and brain structure

Radiofrequency ablation: A new, emerging procedure burns cancer cells

Radiofrequency ablation: A new, emerging procedure burns cancer cells

Role of UBE3A enzyme in Angelman syndrome

Role of UBE3A enzyme in Angelman syndrome