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Epilepsy is a group of disorders marked by problems in the normal functioning of the brain. These problems can produce seizures, unusual body movements, a loss of consciousness or changes in consciousness, as well as mental problems or problems with the senses.
Research identifies the main gene that causes developmental disability syndrome

Research identifies the main gene that causes developmental disability syndrome

Researchers determine small protein’s structure, likely to pave the way for advanced treatments

Researchers determine small protein’s structure, likely to pave the way for advanced treatments

Researchers discover how new techniques may alter the synaptic connection of neurons

Researchers discover how new techniques may alter the synaptic connection of neurons

Newborn cells in patients with epilepsy, likely to provide a potential treatment

Newborn cells in patients with epilepsy, likely to provide a potential treatment

Researchers discover 15 genetic 'hotspots' that speed up or slow down brain aging

Researchers discover 15 genetic 'hotspots' that speed up or slow down brain aging

New project receives over $700,000 to study about CHARGE syndrome

New project receives over $700,000 to study about CHARGE syndrome

Researchers determine major protein complexes that cause ribosome production

Researchers determine major protein complexes that cause ribosome production

Microglia help neurons grow synapses critical to cognitive functioning, research finds

Microglia help neurons grow synapses critical to cognitive functioning, research finds

Study identifies two types of brain cells that play a key role in creating memories

Study identifies two types of brain cells that play a key role in creating memories

New technique uses microscopic magnetic particles to remotely activate brain cells

New technique uses microscopic magnetic particles to remotely activate brain cells

Researchers identify a sound-sensitive mammalian protein

Researchers identify a sound-sensitive mammalian protein

Scientists use genetically informed brain atlases to identify hundreds of genomic loci

Scientists use genetically informed brain atlases to identify hundreds of genomic loci

Researchers discover a sustainable approach for drug development

Researchers discover a sustainable approach for drug development

Researchers catalog the complete cells that form the blood vessels of the human brain

Researchers catalog the complete cells that form the blood vessels of the human brain

Cloud-based platform enables easy access to global genomics databases

Cloud-based platform enables easy access to global genomics databases

Adults with rare genetic changes have poorer health, says study

Adults with rare genetic changes have poorer health, says study

Detachable head-mounted photoacoustic microscope images brain activity in mice

Detachable head-mounted photoacoustic microscope images brain activity in mice

De Novo Mutations may Play a Role in Male Infertility

De Novo Mutations may Play a Role in Male Infertility

Internal workings of next-word prediction models closely fit the human brain

Internal workings of next-word prediction models closely fit the human brain

Study describes a new method for identifying sperm mutations that can cause disease in children

Study describes a new method for identifying sperm mutations that can cause disease in children