Epilepsy News and Research

Latest Epilepsy News and Research

Cell phones excite the brain but is that good or bad?

Cell phones excite the brain but is that good or bad?

Who is to blame for the measles epidemic in Britain?

Who is to blame for the measles epidemic in Britain?

Identification of molecule that links both sides of the brain

Identification of molecule that links both sides of the brain

Taking astrocytes seriously

Taking astrocytes seriously

NYU pediatric neurosurgeon reports on 25 children with tuberous sclerosis

NYU pediatric neurosurgeon reports on 25 children with tuberous sclerosis

New approaches to genetic disease, based on cells' own ability to correct themselves

New approaches to genetic disease, based on cells' own ability to correct themselves

Visual word forming area (VWFA) of the cortex demonstrated to have an effect on word recognition

Visual word forming area (VWFA) of the cortex demonstrated to have an effect on word recognition

Protein discovery opens up new therapeutic possibilities for epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases

Protein discovery opens up new therapeutic possibilities for epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers identify new disorder called cortical dysplasia-focal epilepsy syndrome

Researchers identify new disorder called cortical dysplasia-focal epilepsy syndrome

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Zinc's role in Alzheimer's disease

Zinc's role in Alzheimer's disease

Valproic acid may help slow the progression of dementia

Valproic acid may help slow the progression of dementia

New approach to preventing recurrent febrile seizures in vulnerable children

New approach to preventing recurrent febrile seizures in vulnerable children

Penn researchers study link between potassium and sodium channels aiming at new treatments for neurological diseases

Penn researchers study link between potassium and sodium channels aiming at new treatments for neurological diseases

Cell-death mechanism linked to developmental and degenerative brain disorders

Cell-death mechanism linked to developmental and degenerative brain disorders

Spinocerebellar ataxia and other neurodegenerative diseases might be treatable with drugs that alter the activity of potassium channels

Spinocerebellar ataxia and other neurodegenerative diseases might be treatable with drugs that alter the activity of potassium channels

Scientists can now predict memory of an event before it even happens

Scientists can now predict memory of an event before it even happens

Research shows brain's ability to overcome pain and thirst

Research shows brain's ability to overcome pain and thirst

Astrocytes play a direct role in controlling blood flow in the brain - influencing Alzheimer's

Astrocytes play a direct role in controlling blood flow in the brain - influencing Alzheimer's

Researchers move closer to understanding the basis of a severe epilepsy and mental retardation

Researchers move closer to understanding the basis of a severe epilepsy and mental retardation