Recent findings have indicated that bumetanide could be used to block the formation of aberrant neural connections in the brain that form after a convulsive epileptic seizure.
Browsing: Epilepsy and seizure
Serotonin receptor agonist discovered in a zebrafish model decreased seizure frequency in small pediatric clinical trial.
Lauren Pulling highlights some of the key trending topics in neurology and neuroscience from 2016, as well as the top read articles of the year – take a look and let us know your thoughts.
A collaborative study has revealed the structure and function of the ‘Skywalker’ protein in detail, identifying how its connections with certain lipids could be responsible for epileptic seizures.
Melodie Winawer discusses the how our growing knowledge of epilepsy genetics can be targeted in the development of new treatments, and the importance of collaborative research.
Melodie Winawer discusses the current state of the field of genetics in epilepsy, and how our growing knowledge can be targeted in the development of new treatments.
In this research article, the authors determine the the effect of APEH polymorphism on VPA pharmacokinetics in the Chinese population.
We speak to Marc Goodfellow (University of Exeter, UK), who, along with his colleagues, is developing new techniques to identify specific brain regions that trigger seizures in epilepsy.