Epilepsy News and Research

Latest Epilepsy News and Research

Effective test for screening Huntington's disease drugs

Effective test for screening Huntington's disease drugs

New Purdue biochip may speed drug development

New Purdue biochip may speed drug development

MIT device to detect and prevent epileptic seizures

MIT device to detect and prevent epileptic seizures

Licensing arrangement reached for antiepileptic drug developed at Hebrew University

Licensing arrangement reached for antiepileptic drug developed at Hebrew University

$1M Myers Fellowship brings US research techniques to Melbourne

$1M Myers Fellowship brings US research techniques to Melbourne

The endocannabinoid system controls key epileptogenic circuits in the hippocampus

The endocannabinoid system controls key epileptogenic circuits in the hippocampus

New understanding of how our brains process sensory information

New understanding of how our brains process sensory information

A new discovery shows that the brain rewires itself following an experience

A new discovery shows that the brain rewires itself following an experience

Valproate poses high risk for fetal death and birth defects

Valproate poses high risk for fetal death and birth defects

Genetic mutations may be responsible for schizophrenia

Genetic mutations may be responsible for schizophrenia

FDA approves Keppra (levetiracetam) for epilepsy treatment

FDA approves Keppra (levetiracetam) for epilepsy treatment

High rates of off-label prescriptions for antidepressant, anticonvulsant and antipsychotic drugs

High rates of off-label prescriptions for antidepressant, anticonvulsant and antipsychotic drugs

New nerve-stimulation treatment for epilepsy helps!

New nerve-stimulation treatment for epilepsy helps!

Belfer Foundation funds new translational cancer institute

Belfer Foundation funds new translational cancer institute

Researchers identify earliest neuron in the embryonic human cerebral cortex

Researchers identify earliest neuron in the embryonic human cerebral cortex

New guidelines for antiepileptic drugs

New guidelines for antiepileptic drugs

Neurosurgical treatment of anxiety disorders effective

Neurosurgical treatment of anxiety disorders effective

Children with eczema have the same impaired quality of life as those with kidney disease

Children with eczema have the same impaired quality of life as those with kidney disease

New research promising for improving brain cell survival after brain injury

New research promising for improving brain cell survival after brain injury

Keeping neurons in synch reduces epileptic seizures by 90%

Keeping neurons in synch reduces epileptic seizures by 90%