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How does epilepsy affect the brain and nervous system?

How does epilepsy affect the brain and nervous system?

The brain and central nervous system Epilepsy is typically associated with symptoms of seizure. As such, the primary area that the condition affects is the central nervous system. The brain acts as the central hub in the body. Here, all voluntary and involuntary...

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Cysticercosis epidemiology in Spain: What’s new?

Cysticercosis epidemiology in Spain: What’s new?

Cysticercosis, an infection caused by larval cysts of a pork tapeworm, is a leading cause of seizures and epilepsy in many parts of the world. Now, researchers writing in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have for the first time assessed the impact of cysticercosis...

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Student Educates Classmates On Epilepsy

Student Educates Classmates On Epilepsy

(Special Note: Great job Taylor and we love you using our exclusive EpilepsyStore.com Epilepsy Awareness Purple Ribbon Flag.  Keep up the wonderful work you are doing up there in Canada Taylor!  Love it!  EpilepsyU.com)   A 10-year-old girl is leading her peers...

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How to record 1 million neurons in real time

How to record 1 million neurons in real time

An innovative new method might allow scientists to translate the information coming from more than 1 million neurons at once, as well as decode the activity as it happens.   The brain produces big data like no other organ, but can we tame it?   Over the past...

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What is Status Epilepticus?

What is Status Epilepticus?

Status epilepticus (SE) is an extremely serious and often fatal medical emergency. It may be defined as a continuous seizure which lasts for 30 minutes or more, or as 2 or more seizure episodes without the patient recovering full consciousness in between any 2...

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