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COVID-19 infections increase risk of long-term brain problems

COVID-19 infections increase risk of long-term brain problems

Strokes, seizures, memory and movement disorders among problems that develop in first year after infection A comprehensive analysis of federal data by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows people who have had COVID-19 are at an elevated risk of developing neurological conditions within the first year after infection. Movement disorders, […]

Taipei Zoo Panda On Epilepsy Medication

Taipei Zoo Panda On Epilepsy Medication

The Taipei Zoo says one of its original pandas is now on medication for epilepsy. The zoo says keepers first notice that Tuan Tuan was unable to walk as normal on August 23rd, and a check of security footage revealed that he had been foaming at the mouth earlier that day. Tuan Tuan also suffered […]

How healthy is your brain? Improving nation’s brain health is focus of new AAN plan

How healthy is your brain? Improving nation’s brain health is focus of new AAN plan

Introducing September 15, 2022, “National Brain Health Day” Improving brain health at every stage of life, from a person’s earliest years of development to their oldest years, is the focus of a new national effort by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world’s largest association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals. To mark this effort, the […]

Why does fasting reduce seizures?

Why does fasting reduce seizures?

Calorie restriction has long been associated with reduced seizures in epilepsy. New research from Boston Children’s Hospital helps explain how fasting affects neurons in the brain and could lead the way to new approaches that would avoid the need for fasting or restrictive diets. The findings were published August 30 in the journal Cell Reports. “This […]

Epilepsy Patients Set To Benefit From Non-Invasive, Real-Time Molecular Breath Analysis

Epilepsy Patients Set To Benefit From Non-Invasive, Real-Time Molecular Breath Analysis

Deep Breath Intelligence is pleased to announce the launch of DBI-EPIbreath®, a simple breath test that can provide reliable estimates of circulating concentrations of the antiseizure medication (ASM) valproic acid to aid patient management. This innovative diagnostics tool will be showcased at the European Epilepsy Congress taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, from the 9th to […]

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