Seizure News and Research

RSS
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".
Epileptic patients experience ecstatic aura on stimulating brain’s dorsal anterior insula

Epileptic patients experience ecstatic aura on stimulating brain’s dorsal anterior insula

FDA expands approval of cystic fibrosis treatment to include pediatric patients as young as 6 years old

FDA expands approval of cystic fibrosis treatment to include pediatric patients as young as 6 years old

Bad gene associated with sudden death in epilepsy and breathing problems

Bad gene associated with sudden death in epilepsy and breathing problems

Study shows risk of sudden death may apply even to people with well-controlled epilepsy

Study shows risk of sudden death may apply even to people with well-controlled epilepsy

Stimulated seizures help treat epilepsy faster, better

Stimulated seizures help treat epilepsy faster, better

Discovery may lead to the development of early warning system for seizures

Discovery may lead to the development of early warning system for seizures

Synthetic CBD alternative effectively treats seizures in rats

Synthetic CBD alternative effectively treats seizures in rats

New drug could open up avenues for treatment of neonatal epilepsy

New drug could open up avenues for treatment of neonatal epilepsy

Rutgers study: Depression increases hospital use and mortality in children

Rutgers study: Depression increases hospital use and mortality in children

Study provides potential new targets for treating epilepsy

Study provides potential new targets for treating epilepsy

New study aims to determine underlying etiology of seizures and reduce morbidities in children

New study aims to determine underlying etiology of seizures and reduce morbidities in children

Gene repair improves seizure and memory in adult mouse models of autism

Gene repair improves seizure and memory in adult mouse models of autism

Scientists discover trigger region for absence epileptic seizures

Scientists discover trigger region for absence epileptic seizures

Febrile seizures following vaccination are self-resolving and not dangerous

Febrile seizures following vaccination are self-resolving and not dangerous

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