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  1. NON-EPILEPTIC SEIZURES: New research links anxiety to epilepsy-like seizure

    NON-EPILEPTIC SEIZURES: New research links anxiety to epilepsy-like seizure

    New research by clinical psychologists from Arizona State University and the United Kingdom has revealed seizures that could be mistaken for epilepsy are linked to feelings of anxiety. The team of researchers devised a new set of tests to determine whether there was a link between how people interpret and respond to anxiety, and incidences of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES)....

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  2. Epilepsy Drug Recalled in Ireland

    Epilepsy Drug Recalled in Ireland

    Batches of a drug used in Ireland to treat epilepsy seizures are being recalled from pharmacies as a precautionary measure, the Health Products Regulatory Authority has confirmed. The recall concerns Buccolam Oromucosal Solution, a prescription-only medicine administered in the side of the mouth in pre-filled syringes to children and adults. The makers ViroPharma SPRL have issued batch numbers for the...

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  3. Little-known supportive cells in brain may play major role in cognitive function

    Little-known supportive cells in brain may play major role in cognitive function

    When you’re expecting something-like the meal you’ve ordered at a restaurant-or when something captures your interest, unique electrical rhythms sweep through your brain. These waves are called gamma oscillations and they reflect a symphony of cells-both excitatory and inhibitory-playing together in an orchestrated way. Though their role has been debated, gamma waves have been associated with higher-level brain function, and disturbances...

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