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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.
Keto diet may cause skin problems

Keto diet may cause skin problems

Leading children's hospitals to use multi-year federal grant to scale up genomics research collaboration

Leading children's hospitals to use multi-year federal grant to scale up genomics research collaboration

Study underlines the importance of composition of fatty acids in diet

Study underlines the importance of composition of fatty acids in diet

Concussed athlete's brain may not fully recover even one year after return to play

Concussed athlete's brain may not fully recover even one year after return to play

Brain's neural activity plays a role in human aging, life span

Brain's neural activity plays a role in human aging, life span

Early diagnosis of infantile seizures crucial to brain development

Early diagnosis of infantile seizures crucial to brain development

Risk of genetic seizure disorder: new scoring system

Risk of genetic seizure disorder: new scoring system

Cleveland Clinic-led researchers develop novel genetic-based epilepsy risk scores

Cleveland Clinic-led researchers develop novel genetic-based epilepsy risk scores

Jumping genes can contribute to rare childhood developmental disorders

Jumping genes can contribute to rare childhood developmental disorders

Criticality is a hallmark of normally functioning brain networks, research shows

Criticality is a hallmark of normally functioning brain networks, research shows

Deep brain stimulation effective in resistant depression

Deep brain stimulation effective in resistant depression

Rare genetic disorder more common than previously thought, report shows

Rare genetic disorder more common than previously thought, report shows

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Study: Drops in income may lead to thinking problems, reduced brain health

Study: Drops in income may lead to thinking problems, reduced brain health

Study shows how brake cell failure causes some types of seizure disorders

Study shows how brake cell failure causes some types of seizure disorders

WVU researcher explores the brain in a new way to better understand cognition

WVU researcher explores the brain in a new way to better understand cognition

Function of certain 'brake cells' disrupted in some forms of epilepsy

Function of certain 'brake cells' disrupted in some forms of epilepsy

UC experts explore if ketogenic diet could help make treatments for glioblastoma

UC experts explore if ketogenic diet could help make treatments for glioblastoma

Healthy neurons form surprising connections with aggressive brain cancer cells

Healthy neurons form surprising connections with aggressive brain cancer cells

Non-invasive treatment shows early promise for vestibular migraine attacks

Non-invasive treatment shows early promise for vestibular migraine attacks