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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.
New pharmacological agent shows promise for prevention of heart rhythm disorders

New pharmacological agent shows promise for prevention of heart rhythm disorders

Researchers discover molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine

Researchers discover molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine

Wishes can help pediatric patients to get better over time

Wishes can help pediatric patients to get better over time

Potential treatment for rare polio-like illness shows no signal of efficacy

Potential treatment for rare polio-like illness shows no signal of efficacy

Scientists solve 125-year-old mystery of the brain, uncover potential treatment for epilepsy

Scientists solve 125-year-old mystery of the brain, uncover potential treatment for epilepsy

Cannabinoids hold promise in treating children with epilepsy

Cannabinoids hold promise in treating children with epilepsy

Scientists figure out way to measure fetal cardiac electrical activity

Scientists figure out way to measure fetal cardiac electrical activity

NIH increases funding through the BRAIN Initiative

NIH increases funding through the BRAIN Initiative

New encyclopedia for adult and pediatric neuropsychological disorders

New encyclopedia for adult and pediatric neuropsychological disorders

FDA approves ultra-high-field 7T Terra MRI scanner for clinical use

FDA approves ultra-high-field 7T Terra MRI scanner for clinical use

Dogs trained to sniff out malaria

Dogs trained to sniff out malaria

Groundbreaking Khíron chip enables fast, accurate intra-tissue measurement

Groundbreaking Khíron chip enables fast, accurate intra-tissue measurement

UTHealth's Valentin Dragoi wins $1.6 million NIH award to unlock mysteries of the brain

UTHealth's Valentin Dragoi wins $1.6 million NIH award to unlock mysteries of the brain

Neuroene Therapeutics receives $1.5 million NIH grant to develop anti-seizure compound for epilepsy

Neuroene Therapeutics receives $1.5 million NIH grant to develop anti-seizure compound for epilepsy

ConnectToBrain project seeks to improve techniques for brain stimulation in current clinical use

ConnectToBrain project seeks to improve techniques for brain stimulation in current clinical use

Novartis: Lancet publishes pioneering study of Aimovig’s efficacy in episodic migraine patients

Novartis: Lancet publishes pioneering study of Aimovig’s efficacy in episodic migraine patients

Salk researchers advance sonogenetics technology for treating neurological conditions

Salk researchers advance sonogenetics technology for treating neurological conditions

IU researchers receive $1.55 million from NIH to improve chronic-disease management

IU researchers receive $1.55 million from NIH to improve chronic-disease management

Human neurons employ highly compartmentalized signaling, study shows

Human neurons employ highly compartmentalized signaling, study shows

Next-generation RNA sequencing technology sheds new light on human mitochondrial diseases

Next-generation RNA sequencing technology sheds new light on human mitochondrial diseases