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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.
Virtual reality training may be effective alternative to standard therapy after stroke

Virtual reality training may be effective alternative to standard therapy after stroke

Parkinson's disease will soon become looming pandemic, research reveals

Parkinson's disease will soon become looming pandemic, research reveals

Advances in genetic and stem cell techniques help identify therapeutic targets for neurological disorders

Advances in genetic and stem cell techniques help identify therapeutic targets for neurological disorders

Researchers make breakthrough in finding possible therapeutic fix for autism, intellectual disability

Researchers make breakthrough in finding possible therapeutic fix for autism, intellectual disability

Scientists pinpoint new wake-promoting neurons in the brain

Scientists pinpoint new wake-promoting neurons in the brain

Human brain organoids in the making amidst ethical concerns

Human brain organoids in the making amidst ethical concerns

Individual neurons slow down when we are sleep deprived, study finds

Individual neurons slow down when we are sleep deprived, study finds

Major labeling inaccuracies in cannabidiol extract products

Major labeling inaccuracies in cannabidiol extract products

Study finds mislabeling in nearly 70% of cannabidiol products sold online

Study finds mislabeling in nearly 70% of cannabidiol products sold online

Mislabeling of cannabidiol products poses safety and efficacy issues for consumers

Mislabeling of cannabidiol products poses safety and efficacy issues for consumers

Sleepless nights lead to sluggish brain activity

Sleepless nights lead to sluggish brain activity

Gelatin promotes faster healing of the blood brain barrier after injury

Gelatin promotes faster healing of the blood brain barrier after injury

Scientists identify eight new genes involved in epileptic encephalopathy

Scientists identify eight new genes involved in epileptic encephalopathy

Inflammation in mid-life may be linked to brain shrinkage decades later

Inflammation in mid-life may be linked to brain shrinkage decades later

Researchers compile biggest recorded collection of families with epilepsy

Researchers compile biggest recorded collection of families with epilepsy

Cleveland Clinic researchers win grants to study ethical issues involving brain surgery

Cleveland Clinic researchers win grants to study ethical issues involving brain surgery

Wristband devices may improve detection and characterization of epileptic seizures

Wristband devices may improve detection and characterization of epileptic seizures

Pilot study: Focused ultrasound shows potential for managing Parkinson's tremor

Pilot study: Focused ultrasound shows potential for managing Parkinson's tremor

Study demonstrates beneficial effects of calorie-restricted diet in mice

Study demonstrates beneficial effects of calorie-restricted diet in mice

Researchers uncover new molecular binding site that can influence electrical impulses in nerves

Researchers uncover new molecular binding site that can influence electrical impulses in nerves