A drug that would be the first to target the cause of Huntington’s disease (HD) is effective and safe when tested in mice and monkeys, according to data released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 68th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, April 15 to 21, 2016. A study to test […]
A new report by University of Kentucky researcher Linda Van Eldik, PhD, describes an experimental drug candidate that may aid patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The article appeared this week in the journal PLoS One, the world’s largest biology journal. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls, motor vehicle collisions, […]
Researchers from Cardiff University have discovered an exciting new approach to the treatment of absence seizures. Professor Vincenzo Crunelli and Professor Guiseppe Di Giovanni worked together to find a potential new type of treatment for absence seizures involving modulating the brain’s existing excitatory and inhibitory systems.
There appears to have been no change in the incidence of epilepsy in patients younger than 65 over the past 40 years in Finland but an increased incidence among older patients, which a new study suggests means no progress in preventing new cases of epilepsy, according to an article published online by JAMA Neurology. Prevention […]
Study confirms no detectable difference when switching between generics While approved generics are required to be equivalent to their brand-named counterparts in terms of active ingredients, some may wonder if a switch between generics could cause problems for someone who relies on daily medication to control a severe, chronic condition, like seizures. A new study […]
Researchers study the link between malformations of the cerebral cortex and the occurrence of the neurological disease.
Why does a structural irregularity in the temporal lobe make humans more susceptible to epileptic seizures? Experts have been searching for the answer to this question for a long time. A group of scientists at the Freiburg University Medical Center consisting of members of the University of Freiburg’s Cluster of Excellence Brain Links-Brain Tools has […]