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Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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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 […]

Cost of brand-name epilepsy drugs nearly triples in 8 years, study says

Cost of brand-name epilepsy drugs nearly triples in 8 years, study says

Amid the challenges already faced by people with epilepsy, a new study reports another: steadily rising costs for brand-name anti-seizure medications, partly spurred by increased prescriptions for the drug lacosamide. Doctors and patients need to be aware of how massively increased costs are for brand-name medications compared with generic equivalents. Dr. Samuel Waller Terman, the study’s […]

First look at a small protein’s structure could advance treatments for epilepsy and other disorders

First look at a small protein’s structure could advance treatments for epilepsy and other disorders

Findings by scientists at USC Dornsife using cryogenic electron microscopy could lead to answers for neurological disorders from anxiety to schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease to autism spectrum disorder. In brief: Scientists at USC Dornsife have, for the first time, determined the structure of a key protein that transports a neurotransmitter responsible for reducing the activity […]

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