Using an electroencephalography (EEG) analytical method, a team of doctors and scientists in Taiwan has successfully developed a tool to detect certain EEG features often present in children with epilepsy.
Low doses of omega-3 fatty acids are a key component in fish oil capsules that may help decrease the frequency of seizures in people who are afflicted with epilepsy and have not been helped by drug treatments, says a study.
Researchers at the University of Toronto, including one of Indian-origin, have now discovered a complex network of proteins that could help in the treatment of neurological disorders such as epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia.
University of Toronto biologists leading an investigation into the cells that regulate proper brain function, have identified and located the key players whose actions contribute to afflictions such as epilepsy and schizophrenia.
Scientists have discovered a mechanism that guides the exquisite wiring of neural circuits in a developing brain-gaining unprecedented insight into the faulty circuits that may lead to brain disorders ranging from autism to mental retardation.