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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".
Emergency medicine doctors find better way to treat severe epileptic seizures in children

Emergency medicine doctors find better way to treat severe epileptic seizures in children

Keto diet - for the military, aging and epilepsy

Keto diet - for the military, aging and epilepsy

Researchers develop novel recombinant vaccine against Nipah virus

Researchers develop novel recombinant vaccine against Nipah virus

FDA issues safety labeling changes for female sexual dysfunction treatment

FDA issues safety labeling changes for female sexual dysfunction treatment

Understanding imbalance in key neural pathway to help treat psychiatric disorders

Understanding imbalance in key neural pathway to help treat psychiatric disorders

Reformulated epileptic drug reaches first clinical trial for medically refractory epilepsy

Reformulated epileptic drug reaches first clinical trial for medically refractory epilepsy

Dogs’ sense of smell could help to predict epileptic seizures

Dogs’ sense of smell could help to predict epileptic seizures

FDA warns marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain

FDA warns marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain

Minimally invasive procedure helps surgeons to pinpoint epilepsy patients for brain surgery

Minimally invasive procedure helps surgeons to pinpoint epilepsy patients for brain surgery

Lawmakers united against high drug prices bare partisan teeth

Lawmakers united against high drug prices bare partisan teeth

Researchers solve major gap in scientific literature with mobile software technology

Researchers solve major gap in scientific literature with mobile software technology

Scientists discover puzzle piece that plays key role in development of epilepsies

Scientists discover puzzle piece that plays key role in development of epilepsies

FDA warns Total Thermal Imaging for illegally marketing unapproved thermography device

FDA warns Total Thermal Imaging for illegally marketing unapproved thermography device

Scientists can monitor brain activity to predict epileptic seizures few minutes in advance

Scientists can monitor brain activity to predict epileptic seizures few minutes in advance

FDA warns doctor for illegally marketing unapproved implantable device

FDA warns doctor for illegally marketing unapproved implantable device

Study finds no association between antiepileptic drug use and dementia risk

Study finds no association between antiepileptic drug use and dementia risk

Study aims to customize epilepsy treatment by stimulating the brain non-invasively

Study aims to customize epilepsy treatment by stimulating the brain non-invasively

FDA issues warning letters to companies for selling unapproved products that claim to treat Alzheimer’s

FDA issues warning letters to companies for selling unapproved products that claim to treat Alzheimer’s

New software created to encourage physician-family conversations about epilepsy

New software created to encourage physician-family conversations about epilepsy

Study shows no difference between relief offered by topical pain creams and placebos

Study shows no difference between relief offered by topical pain creams and placebos