Neuroscience

Breakthrough tech enables seizure localization in minutes

Fresh techniques to aid seizure diagnosis and surgical planning stand to benefit millions of epilepsy patients, but the path to progress has been slow and challenging. New research from Carnegie Mellon University's Bin He ...

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New study reveals how the brain says 'oops!'

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai's Center for Neural Science and Medicine and Department of Neurosurgery have uncovered how signals from a group of neurons in the brain's frontal lobe simultaneously give humans the flexibility ...

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Harnessing the brain's plasticity to acquire epilepsy resilience

Around 1 percent of the world's population lives with epilepsy; yet only 65 percent of epilepsy patients can manage their symptoms with medication. Currently, surgically removing the lesion in the brain responsible for the ...

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Studying the causes of sudden death in epilepsy

One in every 1,000 patients with epilepsy dies suddenly every year. Researchers have confirmed that some severe-type seizures (generalized convulsive seizures—GCS) are the most consistent risk factor for Sudden Unexpected ...

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