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  1. HOT TOPIC RESEARCH: Vaccines and Seizures

    HOT TOPIC RESEARCH: Vaccines and Seizures

    A new study that researched the correlation between pediatric vaccinations and seizures found that if seizures were triggered by vaccines, the majority were found to have an underlying cause, predisposing them to developing seizures/epilepsy. STUDY RESULTS: 1. The majority of children (65%) diagnosed with new-onset epilepsy related to the administration of...

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  2. 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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  3. 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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