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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".
Findings reveal how seizures can have lasting detrimental effects on memory

Findings reveal how seizures can have lasting detrimental effects on memory

Dietary supplement could be promising therapeutic target for seizure disorders

Dietary supplement could be promising therapeutic target for seizure disorders

Research findings could pave way to new therapies for treating seizures and autism

Research findings could pave way to new therapies for treating seizures and autism

Experts in obstetric care come together to realize quality measures for high-risk pregnancies

Experts in obstetric care come together to realize quality measures for high-risk pregnancies

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Tulane researchers explore Shox2 protein’s potential link to epilepsy, autism and schizophrenia

Tulane researchers explore Shox2 protein’s potential link to epilepsy, autism and schizophrenia

Seizures can be induced by cannabinoids, scientists warn

Seizures can be induced by cannabinoids, scientists warn

Scientists genetically engineer mice that display behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder

Scientists genetically engineer mice that display behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

Study finds transcranial direct-current stimulation to be less effective than anti-depressants

Study finds transcranial direct-current stimulation to be less effective than anti-depressants

FDA issues warning letter to US Stem Cell Clinic for significant deviations

FDA issues warning letter to US Stem Cell Clinic for significant deviations

Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

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