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Prefer energy drinks over coffee? You may have to think twice

Teenagers and adults who consume energy drinks may suffer from rapid heartbeat, nausea and seizures, the study warned.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

Epileptic seizures maybe predictable with the help of brain patterns

The researchers show in the paper that when the highest-risk parts of a patient`s daily and long-term cycles of brain irritability overlap, seizures are nearly seven times more likely to occur than when the two cycles are mismatched.

Jan 09, 2018, 14:33 PM IST

This is how seizures may lead to memory loss

The study may lead to future strategies to reduce cognitive deficits in Alzheimer's disease and other conditions associated with seizures, such as epilepsy.

Oct 17, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Marijuana compound may mitigate seizures in patients with rare epilepsy disorder

The Dravet syndrome is a complex childhood epilepsy disorder that is associated with drug-resistant seizures and a high mortality rate.

May 25, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Study suggests stress may trigger seizure for epilepsy patients

A new study has found that stressful events such as the war, trauma or natural disaster, or the death of a loved one, may trigger seizures for the people suffering with epilepsy.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Stress main factor for seizures in people with epilepsy, finds Apple study

Using the Apple Watch app - known as EpiWatch - researchers observed that stress and lack of sleep are the reasons for seizures in people with epilepsy.

Feb 22, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Japanese encephalitis in Odisha: All you need to know!

Currently, the vector-borne disease has claimed lives of 27 children in Odisha's Malkangiri district. 

Oct 04, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

Persistent headache? Know the symptoms of brain tumour!

Headache is one of the most common symptoms experienced by people with brain tumours,

Jun 08, 2016, 14:06 PM IST

Marijuana derivative can safely reduce epilepsy seizures

A medical marijuana derivative was found safe and effective in reducing the frequency of seizures in most children and young adults enrolled in a year-long study led by epilepsy specialists in the US.

Dec 24, 2015, 14:26 PM IST

Puzzling case of sudoku-induced seizures

 Sudoku puzzles can give the brain a hard time, but in a very rare case, solving the numerical grid puzzles triggered seizures in a 25-year-old.

Oct 25, 2015, 12:14 PM IST

Japanese Encephalitis alert in Meghalaya

Meghalaya has sounded an alert for Japanese encephalitis after three people died of the disease and another six were tested positive for the virus.

Aug 18, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Music could be new frontier in epilepsy treatment

In conjunction with traditional treatment, music may be used as a novel intervention to help prevent seizures in people with epilepsy.

Aug 10, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

World first: 3D-printed pill gets a thumbs up from FDA!

In a world first, the US Food and Drug Administration has given approval for a 3D-printed pill to be produced and is expected to hit the markets in the first quarter of 2016.

Aug 05, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Existing drug could treat cerebral malaria effectively: Study

A drug already approved for treating other diseases may be useful as a treatment for cerebral malaria, research has found.

Feb 02, 2015, 12:39 PM IST

Sleeping on stomach ups risk of sudden death in epilepsy

Research shows that those who suffer from epilepsy and sleep on their stomach may be at higher risk of sudden unexpected death, drawing a parallel to sudden infant death syndrome in babies.

Jan 23, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

New genetic clues found in common cause of inherited intellectual disability

New genetic clues have been found in fragile X syndrome, which is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability and seizures, by studying the case of a person.

Jan 18, 2015, 11:49 AM IST

New genetic clues found in fragile X syndrome

A team of US scientists has gained new insight into fragile X syndrome - the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability.

Jan 17, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Genes linked to developmental disorders

British scientists said today that they had discovered 12 genes linked to developmental disorders in children that can cause heart defects, seizures and intellectual disability.

Dec 25, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

Now, less invasive brain surgery through cheek

  A new research has revealed that the brain surgery through the cheek can make the treatment of severe epilepsy less invasive and dangerous.

Oct 16, 2014, 12:03 PM IST

Fish oil may help check seizures in 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.

Sep 09, 2014, 18:08 PM IST