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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.
Children born to women with rheumatoid arthritis have increased risk for chronic diseases

Children born to women with rheumatoid arthritis have increased risk for chronic diseases

Healthy diet may be linked to less disability, fewer symptoms for people with MS

Healthy diet may be linked to less disability, fewer symptoms for people with MS

Study provides insight into long-term health impact of convulsive seizures in children

Study provides insight into long-term health impact of convulsive seizures in children

New high-density EEG captures neural activity at higher spatial resolution than ever before

New high-density EEG captures neural activity at higher spatial resolution than ever before

Blood test could provide low-cost alternative to MRI for monitoring disease activity in MS

Blood test could provide low-cost alternative to MRI for monitoring disease activity in MS

New microscope optimized to perform studies using optogenetic techniques

New microscope optimized to perform studies using optogenetic techniques

Combining EEG and MRI could expand ways of understanding ALS

Combining EEG and MRI could expand ways of understanding ALS

Research findings will help identify genetic causes of brain disorders

Research findings will help identify genetic causes of brain disorders

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