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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.
Bioethicists call for oversight of poorly regulated, consumer-grade neurotechnology products

Bioethicists call for oversight of poorly regulated, consumer-grade neurotechnology products

Research reveals risk for developing more than one mental health disorder

Research reveals risk for developing more than one mental health disorder

New, scalpel-free treatment for reducing Parkinson's tremor gets FDA approval

New, scalpel-free treatment for reducing Parkinson's tremor gets FDA approval

Ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction, suggests study

Ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction, suggests study

Scientists reveal new key mechanism of epileptic seizures

Scientists reveal new key mechanism of epileptic seizures

Study identifies possible new strategies to treat silent seizures in children

Study identifies possible new strategies to treat silent seizures in children

Study reveals increase in potency and price of cannabis across Europe

Study reveals increase in potency and price of cannabis across Europe

Pacemaker in the brain could help patients with epilepsy and Parkinsons

Pacemaker in the brain could help patients with epilepsy and Parkinsons

Study finds risk factors linked to REM sleep behavior disorder

Study finds risk factors linked to REM sleep behavior disorder

Scientists uncover direct link between brain cell size and IQ level

Scientists uncover direct link between brain cell size and IQ level

Scientists work on better and permanent treatment for epilepsy

Scientists work on better and permanent treatment for epilepsy

Universal meningitis vaccination for college students may be too costly, study suggests

Universal meningitis vaccination for college students may be too costly, study suggests

Pregnant women and extremely obese people at high risk of flu complications

Pregnant women and extremely obese people at high risk of flu complications

Study: Cannabidiol may worsen glaucoma, increase eye pressure

Study: Cannabidiol may worsen glaucoma, increase eye pressure

UI study leads to better understanding of signaling capacity between neurons

UI study leads to better understanding of signaling capacity between neurons

New study provides insights on increased risk of suicide in young patients visiting ED

New study provides insights on increased risk of suicide in young patients visiting ED

Russian scientists create hardware-information system for brain disorders treatment

Russian scientists create hardware-information system for brain disorders treatment

Drug repositioning strategy identifies potential new treatments for epilepsy

Drug repositioning strategy identifies potential new treatments for epilepsy

Study uncovers 11 new genes associated with epilepsy

Study uncovers 11 new genes associated with epilepsy

Individual neurons located within the brain have implications for psychiatric diseases

Individual neurons located within the brain have implications for psychiatric diseases