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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".
Patient diaries help identify periods of heightened propensity for epileptic seizures

Patient diaries help identify periods of heightened propensity for epileptic seizures

Study reveals three effective treatments to stop epilepsy seizures

Study reveals three effective treatments to stop epilepsy seizures

Trial comparing three drugs for status epilepticus

Trial comparing three drugs for status epilepticus

Investigational drug for treating patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy

Investigational drug for treating patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases, finds new study

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases, finds new study

Six ways physicians can help optimize reproductive health in women with epilepsy

Six ways physicians can help optimize reproductive health in women with epilepsy

Simulation-based approach to target epilepsy enters into clinical trial

Simulation-based approach to target epilepsy enters into clinical trial

Study may help explain effects of cannabidiol on seizure frequency in Lennox-Gastaut patients

Study may help explain effects of cannabidiol on seizure frequency in Lennox-Gastaut patients

Pilot project in Mozambique dramatically shrinks epilepsy treatment gap

Pilot project in Mozambique dramatically shrinks epilepsy treatment gap

Researchers develop new therapeutic concept for treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy

Researchers develop new therapeutic concept for treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy

UVA research sheds light on why infant seizures have lifelong effects

UVA research sheds light on why infant seizures have lifelong effects

Gabapentinoid medications increasingly prescribed off-label for adults with cancer

Gabapentinoid medications increasingly prescribed off-label for adults with cancer

Using wastewater to map global use of illicit drugs

Using wastewater to map global use of illicit drugs

Parents of adults with epilepsy face wide array of issues with very little support

Parents of adults with epilepsy face wide array of issues with very little support

Does bipolar disorder increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

Does bipolar disorder increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

Early diagnosis of infantile seizures crucial to brain development

Early diagnosis of infantile seizures crucial to brain development

Risk of genetic seizure disorder: new scoring system

Risk of genetic seizure disorder: new scoring system

Cleveland Clinic-led researchers develop novel genetic-based epilepsy risk scores

Cleveland Clinic-led researchers develop novel genetic-based epilepsy risk scores

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

New blood test could help hasten the diagnosis of brain tumors

New blood test could help hasten the diagnosis of brain tumors