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Gene behind brain development discovered

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 13:56

In a breakthrough, scientists have found a gene key for the development of our brain. The study shows how mutations in the gene called USP9X are linked to intellectual disability.

Useful safety tips for epilepsy patients

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 22:20

Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects the nervous system. It is also known as a seizure disorder. A person is considered to have epilepsy when he/she has two or more unprovoked seizures.

Diet may control seizures in epilepsy patients

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 20:03

The old assumption that what you eat manifests itself in your deeds cannot be just elderly wisdom.

Protein can lead to drug treatments for chronic pain

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 13:09

Scientists have created a new bio-therapeutic molecule that could be used to treat neurological disorders such as chronic pain and epilepsy.

Exercise could reduce epilepsy risk in men

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 15:33

A new research has suggested that men who exercise vigorously as young adults may reduce their risk of developing epilepsy later in life.

Largest study ever reveals genetic risk factors behind severe epilepsy

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 22:17

A new study sheds light on why some people with an elevated risk for epilepsy never get the disease and why certain medications work better for some patients than others.

`Epilepsy in a dish` may aid search for better drugs

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 20:30

A new stem cell-based approach to studying epilepsy has yielded a surprising discovery about what causes one form of the disease.

Soon, silky brain implants to stop spread of epilepsy

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 15:55

Scientists have developed silk implants which when placed in the brain release a specific chemical, adenosine, to help stop the progression of epilepsy.

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