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Wake Forest Baptist memory study shows signs of improving short-term recall

Research progress in improving short-term memory performance could represent an important step toward two key health goals, according to a joint project involvi...

Antiepileptic drugs linked with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia, says research

According to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, DZNE, antiepileptic drugs are associated w...

Cysticercosis epidemiology in Spain: What’s new?

Cysticercosis, an infection caused by larval cysts of a pork tapeworm, is a leading cause of seizures and epilepsy in many parts of the world. Now, researchers ...

Epilepsy tied to severe hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes

Adults with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk for epilepsy, especially in the presence of severe hypoglycemia, compared with adults without type 2 diabetes...

New Study Shows Promising Results In Restoring Memory Function

Memory loss is a devastating symptom of neurodegenerative diseases. Now, there is some hope as a group of scientists have found a way to assist the brain’s abil...

LivaNova Commences Clinical Study to Evaluate Treatment Outcomes for Novel Microburst VNS Therapy System

LivaNova today announced the launch and enrollment of the first patient in a clinical study to examine the use of LivaNova’s new Microburst Vagus Nerve Stimulat...

Educational Attainment Down With In Utero Exposure to AEDs

Exposure to sodium valproate or a combination of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in utero is associated with worse attainment on national educational tests for 7-yea...

Student Educates Classmates On Epilepsy

(Special Note: Great job Taylor and we love you using our exclusive EpilepsyStore.com Epilepsy Awareness Purple Ribbon Flag.  Keep up the wonderful work you are...

Specialized test at QEII allows doctors to better plan for epilepsy surgery

A specialized test for epilepsy patients is allowing doctors to better plan for epilepsy surgery, while avoiding catastrophic effects on speech and memory. &nbs...

How to record 1 million neurons in real time

An innovative new method might allow scientists to translate the information coming from more than 1 million neurons at once, as well as decode the activity as ...

This funky helmet makes brain-scanning more comfortable

It can make scanning kids and patients with movement problems much easier.   See that helmet in the photo up there? That’s not a prop for a new sci-f...

Stanford researchers listen for silent seizures with “brain stethoscope” that turns brain waves into sound

By converting brain waves into sound, even non-specialists can detect “silent seizures” – epileptic seizures without the convulsions most of us expect. When a d...

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