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Aging brings another fear – epilepsy

Aging brings another fear – epilepsy

Disease can be harder to diagnose and treat because it can be masked by other health issues common in older patients: Rapidly approaching their senior years, baby boomers are entering a new stage of life and facing a host of new health risks. The implications of...

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Young adults with hostile attitudes may experience memory and thinking problems decades later

Young adults with hostile attitudes may experience memory and thinking problems decades later

Young adults with hostile attitudes or those who don't cope well with stress may be at increased risk for experiencing memory and thinking problems decades later, according to a study published in the March 2, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of...

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MEMORY: Seven Universities Working to Develop New Technologies

MEMORY: Seven Universities Working to Develop New Technologies

UT Southwestern Medical Center has joined a consortium of seven leading universities to develop new technologies to improve memory in people with traumatic brain injury, mild cognitive impairment, epilepsy, and Alzheimer's disease. Specifically, UT Southwestern is...

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Extreme events in the brain

Extreme events in the brain

How do epileptic seizures develop? A new model from the universities of Bonn and Oldenburg may help to answer this question. Physicists at the Universities of Bonn and Oldenburg have developed a model whose behavior - although based on strict rules - can apparently...

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