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An epileptic seizure, occasionally referred to as a fit, is defined as a transient symptom of "abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain".
Does bipolar disorder increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

Does bipolar disorder increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

Early diagnosis of infantile seizures crucial to brain development

Early diagnosis of infantile seizures crucial to brain development

Risk of genetic seizure disorder: new scoring system

Risk of genetic seizure disorder: new scoring system

Cleveland Clinic-led researchers develop novel genetic-based epilepsy risk scores

Cleveland Clinic-led researchers develop novel genetic-based epilepsy risk scores

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

New blood test could help hasten the diagnosis of brain tumors

New blood test could help hasten the diagnosis of brain tumors

Medicaid expenditures for pediatric population decreased in Illinois

Medicaid expenditures for pediatric population decreased in Illinois

Study shows how brake cell failure causes some types of seizure disorders

Study shows how brake cell failure causes some types of seizure disorders

WVU researcher explores the brain in a new way to better understand cognition

WVU researcher explores the brain in a new way to better understand cognition

Function of certain 'brake cells' disrupted in some forms of epilepsy

Function of certain 'brake cells' disrupted in some forms of epilepsy

Epileptic seizures not likely to be predicted by changes in brain wave patterns

Epileptic seizures not likely to be predicted by changes in brain wave patterns

No evidence found for previously suspected warning signs of seizures

No evidence found for previously suspected warning signs of seizures

New discovery may revolutionize treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy

New discovery may revolutionize treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy

Identification and management of depression in people with epilepsy to save lives

Identification and management of depression in people with epilepsy to save lives

Brain tumors hijack healthy neurons in order to grow

Brain tumors hijack healthy neurons in order to grow

New uses for CBD in genetic brain disorder

New uses for CBD in genetic brain disorder

New EEG electrode may help patients to control devices with their brains

New EEG electrode may help patients to control devices with their brains

Cannabidiol may alleviate seizures and normalize brain rhythms in Angelman syndrome

Cannabidiol may alleviate seizures and normalize brain rhythms in Angelman syndrome

Brain activity intensity appears to increase our need for sleep

Brain activity intensity appears to increase our need for sleep

Surgery crucial for people with drug-resistant epilepsy

Surgery crucial for people with drug-resistant epilepsy