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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".
Compound derived from cannabis may alter blood levels of antiepileptic drugs

Compound derived from cannabis may alter blood levels of antiepileptic drugs

Genetic testing benefits youngest epilepsy patients, study finds

Genetic testing benefits youngest epilepsy patients, study finds

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

How to get long-term care at home without busting the bank

How to get long-term care at home without busting the bank

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

Millions of kids fall outside Senate plan to shield disabled from Medicaid cuts

Millions of kids fall outside Senate plan to shield disabled from Medicaid cuts

Anti-seizure drug could have beneficial effect in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease

Anti-seizure drug could have beneficial effect in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease

SDSU neuroscientist explores how the brain works to retrieve correct word from memory

SDSU neuroscientist explores how the brain works to retrieve correct word from memory

Tiny microRNA could act as protective mechanism to reduce risk of epileptic seizures, say scientists

Tiny microRNA could act as protective mechanism to reduce risk of epileptic seizures, say scientists

Study shows population-based incidences, outcomes for refractory and super-refractory status epilepticus

Study shows population-based incidences, outcomes for refractory and super-refractory status epilepticus

Wristwatch-like devices can provide information related to different kinds of brain activity

Wristwatch-like devices can provide information related to different kinds of brain activity

University of Warwick research focuses on absence epilepsy that affects children

University of Warwick research focuses on absence epilepsy that affects children

Making brain implants smaller could eliminate scarring, extend life of devices

Making brain implants smaller could eliminate scarring, extend life of devices

Research identifies protein that could help patients respond more positively to epilepsy drug therapies

Research identifies protein that could help patients respond more positively to epilepsy drug therapies

Scientists aim to revolutionize asthma treatment by replacing inhalers with new drug

Scientists aim to revolutionize asthma treatment by replacing inhalers with new drug

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

New computational approach could enable more patients with epilepsy to benefit from surgery

New computational approach could enable more patients with epilepsy to benefit from surgery

New research on functional brain networks offers insights into causes and symptoms of epilepsy

New research on functional brain networks offers insights into causes and symptoms of epilepsy

Study examines post-operative seizure outcomes after insular tumor resection

Study examines post-operative seizure outcomes after insular tumor resection