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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".
Ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction, suggests study

Ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction, suggests study

Scientists reveal new key mechanism of epileptic seizures

Scientists reveal new key mechanism of epileptic seizures

Study identifies possible new strategies to treat silent seizures in children

Study identifies possible new strategies to treat silent seizures in children

Pacemaker in the brain could help patients with epilepsy and Parkinsons

Pacemaker in the brain could help patients with epilepsy and Parkinsons

Scientists work on better and permanent treatment for epilepsy

Scientists work on better and permanent treatment for epilepsy

FDA warns Genetech for marketing stem cell products without approval

FDA warns Genetech for marketing stem cell products without approval

New study reveals potential benefits of cEEG monitoring for infant ICU patients

New study reveals potential benefits of cEEG monitoring for infant ICU patients

Drug repositioning strategy identifies potential new treatments for epilepsy

Drug repositioning strategy identifies potential new treatments for epilepsy

Study uncovers 11 new genes associated with epilepsy

Study uncovers 11 new genes associated with epilepsy

Cannabis-based compound shows promise to reduce seizures in children with epilepsy

Cannabis-based compound shows promise to reduce seizures in children with epilepsy

People with epilepsy who live in high-crime neighborhoods experience more seizures

People with epilepsy who live in high-crime neighborhoods experience more seizures

Brain imaging study reveals 'hot spot' for cue-reactivity in substance users

Brain imaging study reveals 'hot spot' for cue-reactivity in substance users

Genetic therapy may help children with Angelman syndrome to overcome seizures

Genetic therapy may help children with Angelman syndrome to overcome seizures

Wishes can help pediatric patients to get better over time

Wishes can help pediatric patients to get better over time

FDA conducts mass seizure of food and medical products held under insanitary conditions

FDA conducts mass seizure of food and medical products held under insanitary conditions

Scientists solve 125-year-old mystery of the brain, uncover potential treatment for epilepsy

Scientists solve 125-year-old mystery of the brain, uncover potential treatment for epilepsy

Interaction strength and time delays can change how synchronization appears and develops

Interaction strength and time delays can change how synchronization appears and develops

Cannabinoids hold promise in treating children with epilepsy

Cannabinoids hold promise in treating children with epilepsy

New encyclopedia for adult and pediatric neuropsychological disorders

New encyclopedia for adult and pediatric neuropsychological disorders

Neuroene Therapeutics receives $1.5 million NIH grant to develop anti-seizure compound for epilepsy

Neuroene Therapeutics receives $1.5 million NIH grant to develop anti-seizure compound for epilepsy