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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".
Raising Awareness of Childhood Dementia

Raising Awareness of Childhood Dementia

Pfizer announces Phase 3 study results of LYRICA Oral Solution CV for pediatric epilepsy patients

Pfizer announces Phase 3 study results of LYRICA Oral Solution CV for pediatric epilepsy patients

Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian launch new Mothers Center

Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian launch new Mothers Center

FDA seeks order of permanent injunction to stop two stem cell clinics from marketing stem cell products

FDA seeks order of permanent injunction to stop two stem cell clinics from marketing stem cell products

Research shows possibility of new ways to address blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy

Research shows possibility of new ways to address blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy

Researchers discover how key brain receptor can function in hostile environment

Researchers discover how key brain receptor can function in hostile environment

Accelerator Life Science Partners launches new company to develop novel therapy for seizure disorders

Accelerator Life Science Partners launches new company to develop novel therapy for seizure disorders

Study to examine whether cannabidiol provides therapeutic benefit to children with autism

Study to examine whether cannabidiol provides therapeutic benefit to children with autism

Researchers develop new drug-testing platform for epilepsy

Researchers develop new drug-testing platform for epilepsy

New method could help treat severe epilepsy in the future

New method could help treat severe epilepsy in the future

Early life epilepsies should be treated with urgency as childhood cancers

Early life epilepsies should be treated with urgency as childhood cancers

Largest-ever study to examine anatomical alterations in the brains of epilepsy patients

Largest-ever study to examine anatomical alterations in the brains of epilepsy patients

Wearable brain scanner enables brain imaging whilst moving

Wearable brain scanner enables brain imaging whilst moving

Scientists develop brain “stethoscope” that can detect silent seizures

Scientists develop brain “stethoscope” that can detect silent seizures

Researchers discover 'missing mutation' in severe infant epilepsy

Researchers discover 'missing mutation' in severe infant epilepsy

Researchers develop new method to increase life span of donated brain tissue samples

Researchers develop new method to increase life span of donated brain tissue samples

Scientists link protein to seizure suppression

Scientists link protein to seizure suppression

Researcher develops new technology for long-term stable neural recording

Researcher develops new technology for long-term stable neural recording

UC San Diego Health now offers new treatment option for people with refractory epilepsy

UC San Diego Health now offers new treatment option for people with refractory epilepsy

Reducing red tape for traveling nurses

Reducing red tape for traveling nurses