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Epilepsy drug breaks defence of brain cancer against chemo

The drug, also used for altitude sickness makes aggressive brain cancer more vulnerable to chemotherapy A common drug used for altitude sickness, glaucoma and epilepsy...

Epilepsy does not affect fertility in women, or pregnancy outcomes

New study finds women with epilepsy just as likely to get pregnant as disease-free individuals Debunking yet another epilepsy myth, new research has shown that...

Epileptics prone to accidental deaths and suicides, finds JAMA study

However risks of unnatural death are low in people with epilepsy The suddenness with which epilepsy strikes can trigger accidents. What is less known is...

Salad eaters beware! Uncooked pork isn’t the only culprit in tapeworm...

Neurocysticercosis is the leading cause of epilepsy Some years ago, when ace Indian tennis player Leander Paes fell ill, neurocysticercosis enjoyed a brief moment in...

Helmet like brain scanner could be just what the doc ordered...

The new portable scanner is also suitable for children A new portable brain scanner could change the way diseases such as epilepsy are treated. The...

Pharma formulation of cannabis derivative can contain seizures: Lancet

Cannabidol, a pharmaceutical formulation of one of the active ingredients of cannabis, along with other epilepsy treatments can help drop seizures – seizures which...

Epilepsy changes thickness, volume of different parts of the brain

Epilepsy is associated with changes in thickness and volume differences in the grey matter of several brain regions, according to new research led by UCL...

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