epilepsy

August 9, 2018

A 71-year-old man experienced seizures more and more frequently until they were occurring several times an hour.

April 25, 2018

Advances in genetic testing offer new insights to parents who have a child with a rare but serious form of epilepsy, epileptic encephalopathy (EE), found in one of about every 2,000 births and characterized by developmental disabilities as well

March 5, 2018

About two-thirds of people with epilepsy are able to stop seizures with medications. But another third, like Casey Schorr, don’t respond well.

February 14, 2018

Casey Schorr was desperate to take back control of his life after epilepsy resulted in debilitating seizures. 

February 14, 2018

Casey Schorr didn't always have epilepsy. His seizures started when he was 12.

"It kept getting worse and worse, even on the medications, which is why they started doubling them and tripling them," said Melani Schorr, Casey's mother.

October 9, 2017

Treatment with cannabidiol reduces some major symptoms in mice with a genetic condition recapitulating Dravet syndrome, a devastating childhood brain disorder.

Using electrodes implanted in the temporal lobes of awake patients, scientists have decoded brain signals at nearly the speed of perception.

Developing next-generation technologies to restore memory is the goal of a new, multi-center $22.5 million, four-year effort.  The project, which is in support of President Obama’s BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnolo

A well-known class of drugs used to treat anxiety and epileptic seizures might provide a new therapeutic approach to managing autism.

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