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  1. Autism-epilepsy connection explored in four studies

    Autism-epilepsy connection explored in four studies

    Epilepsy affects nearly 30 percent of all people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurobehavioral condition marked by impaired social and language development. Conversely, many patients with epilepsy display ASD-like behavior. Recent studies suggest that epileptic seizures impair the neural pathways needed for socialization, but the details of this process remain unclear. Four studies presented at the American Epilepsy Society’s...

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  2. Brain ‘Tsunami’ May be Hidden Cause of SUDEP

    Brain ‘Tsunami’ May be Hidden Cause of SUDEP

    Depolarizing wave may trigger sudden death in epilepsy A slow, depolarizing electrical wave – sometimes called a “brain tsunami” – may be the hidden cause of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, a disorder that kills as many as 4,000 people in the United States each year, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears in the...

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  3. New Advice on What To Do About Seizures

    New Advice on What To Do About Seizures

    One out of 10 people will experience a seizure at some point in life, but most will never have second episode. As a result, patients and their doctors have a difficult time deciding whether a person who has one seizure should take medication in hopes of preventing another incident, researchers say. Now, a new guideline announced April 20th at the...

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