Category: "Epilepsy"

Seizures Vs. Epilepsy: Risks, Differences, And Treatments

Seizures Vs. Epilepsy: Risks, Differences, And Treatments

Seizures and epilepsy often overlap, so it’s easy to mistake one for the other. However, there are key differences between these medical terms, and understanding them could mean the difference between life and death for those who are affected. Here is a brief overview of seizures and epilepsy to help you better understand the conditions. HOW DO THEY […]

Symptom trends may help predict recovery of patients suffering from post-concussion syndrome

Symptom trends may help predict recovery of patients suffering from post-concussion syndrome

Researchers at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre’s (KNC) Canadian Concussion Centre (CCC) have identified symptom trends that may not only help predict how soon patients suffering from post-concussion syndrome (PCS) will recover, but also provide insight on how to treat those who experience persistent concussion symptoms.

Comorbidities Common Even in Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy

Comorbidities Common Even in Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy

Co-morbidities in a Hong Kong Cohort People with epilepsy have a higher prevalence of psychiatric and medical comorbid conditions than the general population. Now a recent review of patients with newly diagnosed and treated epilepsy admitted to Hong Kong hospitals has revealed that even patients without a long history of epilepsy have increased morbidity and […]

CDC: Infants with Zika can develop microcephaly later

CDC: Infants with Zika can develop microcephaly later

Infants with congenital Zika virus infection who do not have microcephaly at birth can develop it months later, according to a new study. “These findings demonstrate the importance of early neuroimaging for infants exposed to Zika virus prenatally and the need for comprehensive medical and developmental follow-up,” authors said in Tuesday’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly […]

Connection found between memory mechanisms, resistance to epilepsy

Connection found between memory mechanisms, resistance to epilepsy

A new study undertaken jointly by researchers from the Sagol Department of Neurobiology at the University of Haifa and European researchers, published in the journal Cerebral Cortex, exposes a new biological mechanism that, on the one hand, damages a very specific type of memory, but at the same time provides resistance to epilepsy.

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