temporal lobe epilepsy

Did King Tut die of disease that gave him breasts?


September 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen probably suffered from an inheritable form of temporal lobe epilepsy that gave him abnormally large breasts, according to the Daily Mail.Tutankhamen was revered ... Read more...

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Researchers allege that Chopin may have suffered from epilepsy


January 25th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in Spain have identified that the 19th-century composer, Frederic Chopin's lapses of consciousness may have been due to temporal lobe epilepsy.At the time, Chopin’s partner, George ... Read more...

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Chopin suffered from epilepsy, says research


January 25th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Famed 19th century Polish composer Frederic Chopin was always haunted by terrifying visions of strange creatures crawling out of his piano. Those visions were caused by epilepsy, says ... Read more...

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Composer Frederic Chopin’s hallucinations may be linked to epilepsy


January 25th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Polish composer Frederic Chopin, who was hounded by hallucinations during his relatively short life, probably had epilepsy, according to a new study.Chopin, who was plagued by poor health ... Read more...

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Mechanism behind addictions and some forms of obesity discovered


October 5th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A researcher at the University of Alberta have uncovered a mechanism underlying some forms of obesity and addictions, which could lead to a treatment for both diseases.As narcotics ... Read more...

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Uncontrolled brain activity linked to epilepsy


April 26th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): An American study has shed new light on the mechanism behind epilepsy attacks in the brain.Neuroscientist Douglas A. Coulter, the co-author of the research study, from The Children's ... Read more...

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Long and short-term memory theory challenged


November 10th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): A new study has challenged the long-held theory of human brain using different mechanisms for forming long-term and short-term memories.Neuroscientists from UCL assessed patients with amnesia for the ... Read more...

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Epilepsy linked to disruption of brain development during early childhood


August 24th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) say that a form of partial epilepsy, which is associated with auditory and other sensory hallucinations, may result from the ... Read more...

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