Category: "Technology"

Schizencephaly as an Unusual Cause of Adult-Onset Epilepsy: A Case Report

Schizencephaly as an Unusual Cause of Adult-Onset Epilepsy: A Case Report

Abstract Schizencephaly is a very rare anatomical malformation of the cerebrum characterized by a cleft extending from the cortex to the ventricles. Usually, this disease is diagnosed at a very young age or in early adulthood. Symptoms may vary depending on the site and the size of the malformation. Here, we are describing the unique […]

RADAR-CNS paves way for remote measurement technology to manage depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy

RADAR-CNS paves way for remote measurement technology to manage depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy

The RADAR-CNS project has collected data from smartphones and wearables to assess how remote measurement technology could help manage depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. The results of a six-year project involving 22 organizations across Europe and the United States have provided landmark insights into how technology in the form of wearables and smartphones could transform […]

Epilepsy: How Ginger Boosts Effectiveness Of Medicine

Epilepsy: How Ginger Boosts Effectiveness Of Medicine

GINGER is used in Nigerian folk medicine to manage colds, pain, arthritis, vomiting and nausea. Beyond all these, ginger has promising benefits that may reduce cognitive deficits, brain cell loss, and seizure severity in individuals with epilepsy. In a new study, researchers said that ginger may be used as supplements to antiepileptic drugs to potentiate […]

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 […]

Changing Minds

Changing Minds

UC Davis researchers are bringing the benefits of drugs like LSD and cannabis to light. They may be the next big thing in pharmaceuticals for treating a range of problems like depression and anxiety. For decades, possession and use of drugs like LSD and cannabis has come with a threat of prosecution and jail time. […]

Genetic testing results in lower length of stay in the NICU for infants with epilepsy

Genetic testing results in lower length of stay in the NICU for infants with epilepsy

Genetic testing results in lower length of stay in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for infants with epilepsy, according to a study published in the journal Pediatric Neurology. The reduction in hospital stay time in babies with epilepsy who spent time in the NICU was not explained by changes in the severity of illness, birth […]

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