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Soticlestat, A New Potential Treatment for Epilepsy It Inhibits Cholesterol Catabolism

Soticlestat, A New Potential Treatment for Epilepsy It Inhibits Cholesterol Catabolism

Soticlestat, a small molecule that inhibits the activity of cholesterol 24-hydroxylase, one of several enzymes responsible for catabolism of cholesterol, has the potential to translate into a useful therapy for epilepsy, but more research from clinical trials are needed, experts said. A compound that inhibits cholesterol catabolism has potential as an antiseizure drug, according to […]

Superstitious, scientific aspects of Epilepsy

Superstitious, scientific aspects of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic disorder in the central nervous system hence it is also called a neurological disorder. This disorder usually causes abnormal brain activity, leading to seizures or periodic unusual behaviour, sensations, or loss of self-awareness. According to Deegbea, Aziato and Attiogbea (2019), epilepsy interrupts the normal electrical activity of the brain to cause […]

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