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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".
Neuronal gene malfunction is behind seizures associated with long QT syndrome, study suggests

Neuronal gene malfunction is behind seizures associated with long QT syndrome, study suggests

Scientists discover rare genetic variants associated with epilepsy in large-scale study

Scientists discover rare genetic variants associated with epilepsy in large-scale study

International report identifies the main actions necessary to reduce epilepsy treatment gap

International report identifies the main actions necessary to reduce epilepsy treatment gap

'Junk' DNA mutations highly significant in autism and stroke

'Junk' DNA mutations highly significant in autism and stroke

Why cilantro (coriander) is good for your health

Why cilantro (coriander) is good for your health

FDA approves first nasal glucagon therapy for treatment of severe hypoglycemia

FDA approves first nasal glucagon therapy for treatment of severe hypoglycemia

Molecular action that enables cilantro to effectively delay certain seizures uncovered

Molecular action that enables cilantro to effectively delay certain seizures uncovered

FDA grants approval for generic versions of Lyrica

FDA grants approval for generic versions of Lyrica

Statistical analyses of EEG recordings can provide better understanding of epileptic seizures

Statistical analyses of EEG recordings can provide better understanding of epileptic seizures

UTSA researchers remove newborn neurons to reduce seizures in mice

UTSA researchers remove newborn neurons to reduce seizures in mice

Removing newborn neurons after brain injury reduces seizures in mice

Removing newborn neurons after brain injury reduces seizures in mice

New therapy shows promise in preventing brain damage after traumatic brain injury

New therapy shows promise in preventing brain damage after traumatic brain injury

Caffeine may cause problems for individuals with anxiety disorder

Caffeine may cause problems for individuals with anxiety disorder

Herbal supplement used to treat addiction and pain is not safe, research says

Herbal supplement used to treat addiction and pain is not safe, research says

Researchers study cannabis dosage to reduce seizures in children with severe epilepsy

Researchers study cannabis dosage to reduce seizures in children with severe epilepsy

High-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may improve brain function and memory in older adults

High-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may improve brain function and memory in older adults

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