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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 procedure expands options open for carrying out tests on human brain cells

New procedure expands options open for carrying out tests on human brain cells

USC study reveals how schizophrenia has biological effect on the entire brain

USC study reveals how schizophrenia has biological effect on the entire brain

Findings reveal how seizures can have lasting detrimental effects on memory

Findings reveal how seizures can have lasting detrimental effects on memory

Dietary supplement could be promising therapeutic target for seizure disorders

Dietary supplement could be promising therapeutic target for seizure disorders

Report: Global burden of neurological disorders in today’s world

Report: Global burden of neurological disorders in today’s world

Researchers find significant increase in risk factors among people with stroke

Researchers find significant increase in risk factors among people with stroke

UC Berkeley researchers to develop new ultra-high-resolution MRI brain scanner

UC Berkeley researchers to develop new ultra-high-resolution MRI brain scanner

Study: Patients with intellectual disability more likely to hospitalized for potentially preventable conditions

Study: Patients with intellectual disability more likely to hospitalized for potentially preventable conditions

Tulane researchers explore Shox2 protein’s potential link to epilepsy, autism and schizophrenia

Tulane researchers explore Shox2 protein’s potential link to epilepsy, autism and schizophrenia

Women with high blood pressure in their 40s may more likely develop dementia later

Women with high blood pressure in their 40s may more likely develop dementia later

Cooling treatment for babies deprived of oxygen at birth can reduce childhood epilepsy

Cooling treatment for babies deprived of oxygen at birth can reduce childhood epilepsy

Researchers discover new class of molecules that may protect brain from injury or diseases

Researchers discover new class of molecules that may protect brain from injury or diseases

Caffeine may not relieve movement symptoms for people with Parkinson's

Caffeine may not relieve movement symptoms for people with Parkinson's

Operation Pangea X takes action against illegal medicines sold online

Operation Pangea X takes action against illegal medicines sold online

Nerve stimulation therapy revives a 35-year-old man in vegetative state – sparks hope

Nerve stimulation therapy revives a 35-year-old man in vegetative state – sparks hope

Research provides new insights on the border between conscious and unconscious perception

Research provides new insights on the border between conscious and unconscious perception

New tissue-chip research aims to speed drug development for two genetic forms of epilepsy

New tissue-chip research aims to speed drug development for two genetic forms of epilepsy

People with high and low magnesium levels in blood may have increased risk of dementia

People with high and low magnesium levels in blood may have increased risk of dementia

Young people taking anti-epileptic drugs experience bone health issues, study finds

Young people taking anti-epileptic drugs experience bone health issues, study finds

Researchers use computer simulations to provide better insight into epilepsy surgery

Researchers use computer simulations to provide better insight into epilepsy surgery