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Memory-boosting brain implants are in the works. Would you get one?

Neural prostheses look promising in new studies, though there’s still a lot of work to do.   How far would you go to keep your mind from failing? Wou...

How does epilepsy affect the brain and nervous system?

The brain and central nervous system Epilepsy is typically associated with symptoms of seizure. As such, the primary area that the condition affects is the cent...

Repairing a leaky blood-brain barrier in epilepsy

Study of rodent brain capillaries identifies pathway that contributes to blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy! Blocking the activity of an enzyme that in...

What Modern Day Challenges Affect Epilepsy Treatment?

Researchers recently published an article in The Lancet Neurology discussing the difficulties facing seizure detection in patients with epilepsy.   Epileps...

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...

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