Category: "Causes"

Energy Drink Linked To Causing Seizure

Energy Drink Linked To Causing Seizure

A recently published report describes the case of a 16-year-old male patient who experienced a breakthrough seizure following ingestion of an energy drink and highlights the importance of recognizing drug-herb interactions and properly counseling patients on them.   The patient, who had been seizure-free for 2 years, presented to the emergency department after experiencing a […]

Newly discovered serious disease in children causing epilepsy!

Newly discovered serious disease in children causing epilepsy!

Researchers have mapped out a newly discovered serious disease which causes children to suffer epileptic seizures, loss of magnesium in urine and reduced intelligence. Two children from Europe and a child from Canada suffer from a previously unknown disease that causes epileptic seizures, loss of magnesium in urine and reduced intelligence at the same time […]

Russian scientists have found the key factor of epileptic seizures

Russian scientists have found the key factor of epileptic seizures

The key factor leading to epileptic seizures in rats has been identified by Russian scientists who investigated the complex interaction of neural signals. The scientists studied the complex changes in the temporal lobe cortex of a rat brain during prolonged epileptic seizes to identify the key factor leading to the seizures. The work has been published in Frontiers […]

Causes and effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Traumatic brain injury can happen when a sudden, violent blow or jolt to the head results in damage to the brain. In the United States and elsewhere, it is a major cause of disability and death. As the brain collides with the inside of the skull, there may be bruising of the brain, tearing of […]

Stopping Epilepsy Before It Starts?

Stopping Epilepsy Before It Starts?

“Being able to identify that a person is likely to develop epilepsy following a brain injury is one of the most important focus areas in modern-day epilepsy research,” says Dr. Laura Lubbers, CURE’s Chief Scientific Officer. “With 3.4 million Americans suffering from epilepsy and seizures in the U.S., this discovery of a predictive biomarker for […]

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