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  1. Finding a Switch for Epilepsy

    Finding a Switch for Epilepsy

    Computer Model Creates Dragnet for Epilepsy Genes, Filters Genese for “Switch” An international team of scientists together with the University of Bonn Hospital have taken a new path in the research into causes of epilepsy: The researchers determined the networks of the active genes and — like a dragnet — looked for the “main perpetrators” using a computer model. In...

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  2. Noninvasive VNS Device Proves Itself Safe and Effective

    Noninvasive VNS Device Proves Itself Safe and Effective

    Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS) ‘improves the safety and tolerability of VNS making it more accessible and facilitating further investigations across a wide range of uses when compared with surgically implanted VNS’ according to a review in the European Journal of Neurology. The review then went on to look at the efficacy of both surgically implanted VNS and non-invasive VNS including...

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  3. BREAKTHROUGH: New Discovery Stops Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Development

    BREAKTHROUGH: New Discovery Stops Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Development

    PRESS RELEASE: LSU Health New Orleans research finds novel compound switches off epilepsy development LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER New Orleans, LA – Researchers at the LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence have found that a novel compound they discovered helps curtail the onset and progression of temporal lobe epilepsy. The finding, which may contribute to the...

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