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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.
Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease

Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease

Scientists use magnetic nanoparticles to trigger activity deep inside the brain

Scientists use magnetic nanoparticles to trigger activity deep inside the brain

Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

Compound derived from cannabis may alter blood levels of antiepileptic drugs

Compound derived from cannabis may alter blood levels of antiepileptic drugs

Breakthrough research brings cognitive hearing aids a step closer to reality

Breakthrough research brings cognitive hearing aids a step closer to reality

Genetic testing benefits youngest epilepsy patients, study finds

Genetic testing benefits youngest epilepsy patients, study finds

Negocios Now names Loyola Medicine neurologist among 50 most influential Latinos in Chicago

Negocios Now names Loyola Medicine neurologist among 50 most influential Latinos in Chicago

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

Researchers examine affected canines to help develop effective treatment for children with rare epilepsy

Researchers examine affected canines to help develop effective treatment for children with rare epilepsy

Amyloid precursor protein associated with AD may also be linked to intelligence in children

Amyloid precursor protein associated with AD may also be linked to intelligence in children

LivaNova's latest VNS Therapy earns CE Mark for expanded MRI labeling

LivaNova's latest VNS Therapy earns CE Mark for expanded MRI labeling

Study supports genetic testing as first-line diagnostic method for young children with epilepsy

Study supports genetic testing as first-line diagnostic method for young children with epilepsy

Scientists discover ways to increase efficiency in neurofeedback training paradigm

Scientists discover ways to increase efficiency in neurofeedback training paradigm

Small-molecule drug improves brain performance in mouse model of Rett syndrome

Small-molecule drug improves brain performance in mouse model of Rett syndrome

New method may help distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease

New method may help distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease

Study determines safest temperature and duration for body-cooling of newborns

Study determines safest temperature and duration for body-cooling of newborns

Doctors appear to have reached unexpected consensus in prescribing pediatric anti-seizure medications

Doctors appear to have reached unexpected consensus in prescribing pediatric anti-seizure medications

Mutations arising after conception may play vital role in autism

Mutations arising after conception may play vital role in autism

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters