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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.
The London Clinic exhibits innovative technology to treat Parkinson’s disease at Arab Health

The London Clinic exhibits innovative technology to treat Parkinson’s disease at Arab Health

Study suggests shared genetic susceptibility to epilepsy and mood disorders

Study suggests shared genetic susceptibility to epilepsy and mood disorders

Researchers find evidence for genetic relationship between epileptic seizures and depression

Researchers find evidence for genetic relationship between epileptic seizures and depression

VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use

VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use

Monthly cycles of brain activity linked to seizures in patients with epilepsy

Monthly cycles of brain activity linked to seizures in patients with epilepsy

MGH study points toward potential strategy for treating X-linked disorders

MGH study points toward potential strategy for treating X-linked disorders

Kids show signs of mental disorder soon after being diagnosed with chronic illness

Kids show signs of mental disorder soon after being diagnosed with chronic illness

Testing blood for caffeine levels may aid diagnosis of Parkinson's disease

Testing blood for caffeine levels may aid diagnosis of Parkinson's disease

'Thunder' protein activity may be associated with behavioral disorders like schizophrenia

'Thunder' protein activity may be associated with behavioral disorders like schizophrenia

Study: Higher dose of anti-seizure drug during pregnancy may increase baby's risk of cleft lip, palate

Study: Higher dose of anti-seizure drug during pregnancy may increase baby's risk of cleft lip, palate

New AAN guideline: Exercising twice a week may improve memory in people with MCI

New AAN guideline: Exercising twice a week may improve memory in people with MCI

New multi-center study to explore how the brain's circuitry forms and recalls memories

New multi-center study to explore how the brain's circuitry forms and recalls memories

Daily serving of green, leafy vegetables may be linked to slower brain aging

Daily serving of green, leafy vegetables may be linked to slower brain aging

New device uses fast-moving fluids to insert conductive carbon nanotube fibers into the brain

New device uses fast-moving fluids to insert conductive carbon nanotube fibers into the brain

Studies highlight potential of fMRI applications to detect, treat epilepsy in children

Studies highlight potential of fMRI applications to detect, treat epilepsy in children

Terror survivors have increased risk of frequent migraine, tension headaches

Terror survivors have increased risk of frequent migraine, tension headaches

Rice scientists develop method to identify patients at high risk of continued seizures before surgery

Rice scientists develop method to identify patients at high risk of continued seizures before surgery

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