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The reduction of tau proteins can halt the development of Dravet syndrome, a form of childhood epilepsy, according to research in modified mice.
As a part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, 6 organizations representing surgeons have contributed lists of tests and procedures that can be unnecessary and a waste of money.
Although variouis contraceptives are available for women whose baseline health is good, women who have chronic medical conditions have unique concerns.
An additional biomarker may predict future epilepsy development in febrile seizure sufferers, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine.
By observing mutated flies, researchers at the University of Iowa found the same pathophysiological pathways are relevant to epilepsy and several neurodegenerative disorders.
Surgery to address drug-resistant epilepsy may improve psychoses, according to a study.
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