News tagged with temporal lobe epilepsy
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(Medical Xpress)—The smooth operation of the brain requires a certain robustness to fluctuations in its home within the body. At the same time, its extraordinary power derives from an activity structure ...
Neuroscience Mar 29, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have long known that the right amygdala (one of two almond-shaped parts of the brain located deep with the temporal lobes) is heavily involved in processing memory and emotional ...
Neuroscience Aug 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Have you ever experienced a sudden feeling of familiarity while in a completely new place? Or the feeling you've had the exact same conversation with someone before?
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
UC Irvine neuroscientists have developed a way to stop epileptic seizures with fiber-optic light signals, heralding a novel opportunity to treat the most severe manifestations of the brain disorder.
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Although out-of-body experiences (OBEs) are typically associated with migraine, epilepsy and psychopathology, they are quite common in healthy and psychologically normal individuals as well. However, they are poorly understood. ...
Neuroscience Jul 11, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
UC Irvine and French researchers have identified a central switch responsible for the transformation of healthy brain cells into epileptic ones, opening the way to both treat and prevent temporal lobe epilepsy.
Neuroscience Jun 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Uncontrollable temporal lobe epilepsy affected almost every major aspect of John Keener's life.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—University of Bath researchers have found a previously undiscovered link between epileptic seizures and the signs of autism in adults.
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Treatment for epilepsy typically focuses on medication, with some patients spending 20 years or more on a variety of drugs in search of effective management of the condition. But a UC Health neurologist says that for many ...
Surgery Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research confirms that childhood onset temporal lobe epilepsy has a significant impact on brain aging. Study findings published in Epilepsia, a peer-reviewed journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) ...
Neuroscience Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A team of University of Minnesota biomedical engineers and researchers from Mayo Clinic published a groundbreaking study today that outlines how a new type of non-invasive brain scan taken ...
Medical research Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that a biological mechanism long suspected in epilepsy is capable of triggering the brain seizures – opening the door for studies to seek improved treatments or even ...
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—There is a significant difference in the brain's response to stress among patients with epilepsy who believe stress is an important factor in seizure control compared to those who do not, according ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Around half of patients remain seizure free 10 years after undergoing surgery for epilepsy. However, there is scope for further improvement in presurgical assessment and surgical treatment of people with chronic epilepsy. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 13, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0