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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.
Mathematical model shows how stability inherently arises in the brain

Mathematical model shows how stability inherently arises in the brain

Virginia Tech scientists reveal molecular cause underlying rare genetic disorder

Virginia Tech scientists reveal molecular cause underlying rare genetic disorder

Compound in pickled capers can activate proteins required for bodily processes

Compound in pickled capers can activate proteins required for bodily processes

Researchers discover promising drug candidate for treatment of brain disorders

Researchers discover promising drug candidate for treatment of brain disorders

Researchers identify a new role for covalent linker involved in biological ion channel

Researchers identify a new role for covalent linker involved in biological ion channel

Discovery of new step in brain cell mechanism could lead to new treatments for epilepsy

Discovery of new step in brain cell mechanism could lead to new treatments for epilepsy

Researchers track how key brain receptor works

Researchers track how key brain receptor works

Region-specific atlas reveals genome linked to human embryonic brain development

Region-specific atlas reveals genome linked to human embryonic brain development

Researchers discover new druggable pathway linked with tuberous sclerosis

Researchers discover new druggable pathway linked with tuberous sclerosis

Study shows promise for treating developmental and epileptic brain disease

Study shows promise for treating developmental and epileptic brain disease

cryo-EM images reveal proteins involved in brain activity

cryo-EM images reveal proteins involved in brain activity

EEG study in split-brain patients shines light on sleep slow waves

EEG study in split-brain patients shines light on sleep slow waves

New model mimics early embryonic stages of the human brain

New model mimics early embryonic stages of the human brain

Foxg1 gene works like a molecular knob to modulate electrical activity of the neurons

Foxg1 gene works like a molecular knob to modulate electrical activity of the neurons

Which Foods Do You Eat Together? How You Combine Them May Raise Dementia Risk

Which Foods Do You Eat Together? How You Combine Them May Raise Dementia Risk

Combined effect of rare mutations has negative impact on health and longevity

Combined effect of rare mutations has negative impact on health and longevity

Genetically manipulating cells using synthetic materials to construct artificial structures

Genetically manipulating cells using synthetic materials to construct artificial structures

Study finds impact of specific gene on neurodevelopment, causing ASD and macrocephaly

Study finds impact of specific gene on neurodevelopment, causing ASD and macrocephaly

Researchers successfully crystallize and map novel conformation of LeuT transporter

Researchers successfully crystallize and map novel conformation of LeuT transporter