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  1. 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...

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  2. Mind of her own: Fighting Epilepsy

    Mind of her own: Fighting Epilepsy

    Outstanding Person with Epilepsy from India awardee, Shenaz Haveliwala on giving the disorder a tough fight. It’s just days before she flies out to Singapore to receive the Outstanding Person with Epilepsy 2014 award, by the IBE (International Bureau of Epilepsy) for India, Shenaz Haveliwala can’t contain her excitement. Meeting...

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  3. CNN’s 7 Things to Know about Epilepsy

    CNN’s 7 Things to Know about Epilepsy

    (CNN) – An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Actress Sky McCole Bartusiak, who passed away Saturday, was one of them. Bartusiak’s mother said her daughter had suffered from epileptic seizures since she was a baby. Epilepsy is a...

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  4. Studying Epilepsy and Pregnancy

    Studying Epilepsy and Pregnancy

    Better understanding the risks that some epileptic women and their children face is the goal of a major, decade-long national study now underway at 20 medical centers, including the University of Cincinnati. Most children born to mothers with epilepsy are normal, although some are at increased risk for...

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