epileptic seizures

Brain surgery now easier on patients


August 21st, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Relying on minimally invasive techniques, neurosurgeons are making brain surgery easier and less risky. These procedures at Loyola University Hospital are tackling tumours, life-threatening aneurysms and epileptic seizures. ... Read more...

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Drug-infused polymer implants offer new hope for epilepsy patients


June 25th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): Experiments on rats have shown that drug-infused polymer implants, which can deliver small amounts of necessary medication directly into the brain, may help treat people who suffer ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover brain pathway that shuts down seizures


June 9th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Iowa and the VA Iowa City Health Care System claims that they have identified a brain pathway that ... Read more...

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Protein that kills brain cells after stroke identified


March 28th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers at Emory University claim to have identified a protein that kills brain cells after a stroke or a seizure.The study found a protein called asparagine endopeptidase ... Read more...

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Cause of brain cell damage in strokes identified


March 28th, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by admin
New York, March 28 (IANS) Researchers have identified a key player in the destruction of brain cells after a stroke or a seizure. A protein called asparagine endopeptidase (AEP) unleashes enzymes that ... Read more...

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Neural ‘hub’ network leads to seizures in epilepsy: Study


March 26th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): A University of California Irvine (UCI) study has cited that a large number of neuron hubs in the epileptic brain account for the seizures in epilepsy, offering ... Read more...

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Pain receptor in brain may play a role in learning and memory


March 14th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new study has opened up the possibility of new drug targets for memory loss and epileptic seizures with the finding that pain receptors in the brain ... Read more...

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Modified Atkins diet may lower epileptic seizures in adults


January 29th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A modified version of the Atkins diet, with high-protein and low-carbohydrate, can effectively diminish epileptic seizures in adults, when drugs and other treatments fail, says a new study. ... Read more...

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