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Discovery at University of Adelaide to help thousands of young girls worldwide suffering from debilitating form of epilepsy
The discovery of the gene responsible for a form of epilepsy in girls has led to a new treatment for the disorder.
Using pictures of celebrities and famous landmarks, researchers have been able to pinpoint which neurons encode memories in participants with electrodes implanted in their brains.
Title: Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber SyndromeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/15/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Fycompa (perampanel) receives European MA for PGTC seizures in patients with idiopathic generalised epilepsy
The European Commission (EC) has today granted marketing authorisation approval for Fycompa® (perampanel), for use as a once-daily, adjunctive therapy for primary generalised tonic-clonic...
New drug promises relief from epilepsy and tinnitus with fewer side effectsA new drug may treat epilepsy and prevent tinnitus by selectively affecting potassium channels in the brain, UConn...
One of the deep problems in understanding the brain is to understand how relatively simple computing units (the neurons), collectively perform extremely complex operations (thinking).