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Tue, 11/01/2016
Kindling and Neurosteriod Withdrawal As mentioned earlier, a neurotransmitter named GABA is the primary inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, and it acts via GABA receptors (GABAR). The GABAR is made up of different subunits; one of the subunits...
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Tue, 10/25/2016
Epilepsy surgery is the standard of care in eligible individuals with intractable epilepsy. Studies have shown that when seizures are pharmacoresistant (are not controlled with medication), resective surgery is way superior to continued medical...
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Tue, 10/25/2016
The Charlie Foundation for Ketogenic Therapies just concluded our 5th Global Symposium for Diet Therapies for Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders in Banff on Saturday, September 25. It could not have gone any better. Approximately 600...
Laboratory Research
Tue, 10/25/2016
How Scientists Study Epilepsy in a Lab Setting Over the years, scientists have been using a variety of models to study epilepsy in the lab. For example, administration of a chemical known as a chemoconvulsant, administration of electrical...
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Fri, 10/21/2016
There are a ton of ways to raise awareness with the Epilepsy Foundation and make an impact this fall and in the months to come! Whether you are getting your family or school involved, there is something for you! Join the Purple Pumpkin Project...

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