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GOSH: new epilepsy research reveals brain wiring differences

GOSH: new epilepsy research reveals brain wiring differences

New epilepsy research reveals brain wiring differences: Children with epilepsy have brains that are wired differently from those without the condition, a new study by our researchers has found. This new epilepsy research paves the way for improved treatment, specifically how different surgery techniques can treat children and young people with epilepsy. How epilepsy affects […]

Physical Activity in Epilepsy

Physical Activity in Epilepsy

Many therapists and neurologists approve physical activities as effective mediums to avoid triggers associated with epilepsy, seizures, and mental or psychological disorders. Muscle strength exercises are dedicated to reducing cognitive deterioration and suspending disease progression. Yoga, pilates, walking, jogging, and elementary aerobic exercises relate to successful epilepsy therapy programs. Some active or team sports are also acceptable to people with high […]

EPILEPSY TREATMENT CAN BE TRIAL AND ERROR. SHE HAS A WAY TO CHANGE THAT.

EPILEPSY TREATMENT CAN BE TRIAL AND ERROR. SHE HAS A WAY TO CHANGE THAT.

When Aarti Sathyanarayana shadowed a neurologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, it sparked an idea that could change how doctors treat epilepsy. Sathyanarayana saw how doctors were evaluating whether they’d picked the right medication for epilepsy in a patient. It’s largely a trial-and-error approach, she says. The doctor will prescribe medication and then the patient will return […]

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PROGRAM AWARDED $34M CONTRACT RENEWAL TO TEST AND IDENTIFY INVESTIGATIONAL THERAPEUTICS THAT PREVENT AND TREAT DRUG-RESISTANT EPILEPSY

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PROGRAM AWARDED $34M CONTRACT RENEWAL TO TEST AND IDENTIFY INVESTIGATIONAL THERAPEUTICS THAT PREVENT AND TREAT DRUG-RESISTANT EPILEPSY

The University of Utah College of Pharmacy’s Anticonvulsant Drug Development (ADD) Program has been awarded a five-year $34 million contract renewal with the NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) to test and identify novel investigational therapeutics for preventing the development of epilepsy and treating refractory, or drug-resistant, epilepsy. Epilepsy is the fourth most […]

Diamond laser could target brain disorders

Diamond laser could target brain disorders

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) researchers have helped develop a laser-based diamond sensor that could change the way brain disorders are detected. New technology could revolutionise the way doctors detect concussion, epilepsy, and dementia, and help give patients forewarning about their conditions. Researchers from Melbourne’s RMIT University have helped develop a laser-based diamond sensor, […]

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