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The signaling imbalance theory of autism, explained

The signaling imbalance theory of autism, explained

One of the most popular theories of autism’s origins suggests that the condition arises from a hyper-excitable brain. The autism brain may be overactive because of a ‘signaling imbalance’: too much excitatory signaling or too little inhibition. This may also explain...

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New Study on Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

New Study on Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Adult neurogenesis, a process whereby new neurons are added to the brain, is thought to be confined in mammals to just a few regions, including the hippocampus, a structure important for learning. Whether this process occurs in the adult human brain is controversial,...

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A drug to stop a seizure in one breath?

A drug to stop a seizure in one breath?

Engage Therapeutics, a small biopharmaceutical company out of Summit, NJ, is testing a new hand-held inhalable device, Staccato Alprazolam, to be the first truly fast-acting, non-invasive seizure rescue treatment that could potentially stop a current, active seizure...

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