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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.
Advanced method to accurately detect low-level somatic mutation in intractable epilepsy

Advanced method to accurately detect low-level somatic mutation in intractable epilepsy

New AAN guidelines includes recommendations for treatment of migraine in children, teens

New AAN guidelines includes recommendations for treatment of migraine in children, teens

Study investigates association between migraine diagnoses and dementia

Study investigates association between migraine diagnoses and dementia

Combining electrical stimulation with repetitive musical tones helps improve hearing

Combining electrical stimulation with repetitive musical tones helps improve hearing

Fatty foods increase CBD absorption, finds new research

Fatty foods increase CBD absorption, finds new research

Neuronal gene mutations may be linked to seizures associated with Long QT Syndrome

Neuronal gene mutations may be linked to seizures associated with Long QT Syndrome

Researchers find new target for disease of the heart's smallest blood vessels

Researchers find new target for disease of the heart's smallest blood vessels

Cells and organisms evolved complex biochemical circuits that follow control theory

Cells and organisms evolved complex biochemical circuits that follow control theory

New genomic module facilitates more personalized forms of medicine

New genomic module facilitates more personalized forms of medicine

Adults with cerebral palsy at greater risk for mental health disorders

Adults with cerebral palsy at greater risk for mental health disorders

Researchers investigate impact of low-salt diets and ketogenic diet

Researchers investigate impact of low-salt diets and ketogenic diet

Scientists discover rare genetic variants associated with epilepsy in large-scale study

Scientists discover rare genetic variants associated with epilepsy in large-scale study

Largest ever study looks at genetic sequences of people with epilepsy

Largest ever study looks at genetic sequences of people with epilepsy

Low or high levels of hemoglobin may increase risk of dementia

Low or high levels of hemoglobin may increase risk of dementia

Deep brain stimulation impairs memory recall

Deep brain stimulation impairs memory recall

NemaMetrix raises $5 million USD funding to expand its Precisome platform

NemaMetrix raises $5 million USD funding to expand its Precisome platform

'Tickle' therapy may slow down an important effect associated with aging

'Tickle' therapy may slow down an important effect associated with aging

International report identifies the main actions necessary to reduce epilepsy treatment gap

International report identifies the main actions necessary to reduce epilepsy treatment gap

Novel therapeutic strategy for treating Lafora Disease shows promise in preclinical study

Novel therapeutic strategy for treating Lafora Disease shows promise in preclinical study

Why cilantro (coriander) is good for your health

Why cilantro (coriander) is good for your health