Epilepsy

Epilepsy

Specific set of nerve cells controls epileptic seizures' spread through brain
Experimental activation of a small set of nerve cells in the brain prevents convulsive seizures in a mouse model of temporal lobe epilepsy, the most common form of epilepsy among human adults.
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Tickling the Brain With Electrical Stimulation Improves Memory
Tickling the brain with low-intensity electrical stimulation in a specific area can improve verbal short-term ...
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Scientists Track Unexpected Mechanisms of Memory
Our brains hold on to memories via physical changes in synapses, the tiny connections between neurons. Unexpected molecular mechanisms by which these changes take place have now been revealed by new ...
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Alternative treatment for epileptic seizures in children identified
A new study published in The Lancet, involving researchers from the University of Liverpool and Alder Hey Children's Hospital Trust, has identified a 'user friendly' treatment for the most common life-threatening neurological emergency in children.
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