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  1. FUTURE OF AEDs: On Demand Seizure Control

    FUTURE OF AEDs: On Demand Seizure Control

    The Future of Epilepsy Medication (Source) Researchers are making progress on a new “on demand” epilepsy pill which can be taken when people feel a seizure starting. The pill has been developed by a team at University College London, UK, led by Professor Dimitri Kullmann. They explain that about one percent of people worldwide, or 65 million individuals, have epilepsy....

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  2. Could dietary supplement in pregnancy reduce autism risk?

    Could dietary supplement in pregnancy reduce autism risk?

    It’s something every pregnant woman wonders: What can I do to help ensure a healthy baby? New research suggests that taking iron supplements as prescribed may play a role in reducing the risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The researchers found that mothers of children with autism were significantly less likely to have taken iron supplements...

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  3. Activation of MMP-9 enzyme (Involved in ALS, Epilepsy) leads to behavioral problems connected to chronic stress

    Activation of MMP-9 enzyme (Involved in ALS, Epilepsy) leads to behavioral problems connected to chronic stress

    A team from the EPFL Brain Mind Institute has discovered an important synaptic mechanism: the activation of a cleaving enzyme, leading to behavioral problems connected to chronic stress. Why is it that when people are too stressed they are often grouchy, grumpy, nasty, distracted or forgetful? Researchers from the Brain Mind Institute (BMI) at EPFL have just highlighted a fundamental...

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