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.
New University of British Columbia (UBC) research has found that amplified electroencephalograms (EEGs) can produce diagnostic results of a brainwave associated with migraines and epilepsy that are comparable to the current, more invasive, standard–a discovery that could lead to better treatment and diagnosis of these conditions. The low-frequency brainwave linked to migraines and epilepsy is […]
A study has found that headaches cause a ‘burden’ to the quality of life of many people with epilepsy. The study, conducted by scientists from Vilnius University in Lithuania sought to investigate and classify headaches in adults with epilepsy. Researchers sampled a group of 280 people who had been diagnosed with epilepsy for around 12 […]
Levels of the inflammatory marker C-reactive protein (CRP) are significantly elevated in young adults with migraine, which may not only offer insights into the pathogenesis of the condition but also point to novel therapeutic avenues, researchers say. Delegates here at the American Headache Society (AHS) 58th Annual Scientific Meeting heard that levels of the protein, […]
Researchers at Cardiff University’s School of Medicine are about to explore whether it’s possible to treat human temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) by transplanting immature neuron cells into the brain. The new project, funded by a 24-month pilot grant from Epilepsy Research UK (ERUK), will allow the team to carry out research vital to the progression […]
In a recent study, a specific peptide was found in spider venom that could have vast implications for our understanding of the pain mechanism and may have uses for treating epilepsy! The first use being investigated is for combating IBS. Full article posted below: Tarantula venom could help provide relief for patients suffering from Irritable […]