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  • Antibodies in the brain trigger epilepsy

    Certain forms of epilepsy are accompanied by inflammation of important brain regions. Researchers at the University of Bonn have now identified a mechanism that explains this link. Their results may also pave the way to new therapeutic options in the medium term. They have now been published in the more

  • New gene therapy for epilepsy provides on-demand release of endogenous substance

    Teams of researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Medical University of Innsbruck have developed a new therapeutic concept for the treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy. It represents a gene therapy capable of suppressing seizures at their site of origin on demand. Having been sho more

  • Epilepsy: Function of "brake cells" disrupted

    In some forms of epilepsy, the function of certain "brake cells" in the brain is presumed to be disrupted. This may be one of the reasons why the electrical malfunction is able to spread from the point of origin across large parts of the brain. A current study by the University of Bonn, in which res more

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Epilepsy Epilepsy is a common chronic neurological disorder that is characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizure s. These seizures are transient signs and/or symptoms due to abnormal, excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brai ... more


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