Category: Epilepsy

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Keto diet: Why you shouldn’t do the keto diet – according to a doctor

Keto: Health expert explains the ketogenic weight-loss dietWeight loss isn’t easy and we all want a quick fix, but the keto diet isn’t going to offer you this. It’s time to start ignoring your friend who says they lost a stone in the first few weeks on the...

Epilepsy research focused on astrocytes

During epileptic seizures, a large number of nerve cells in the brain fire excessively and in synchrony. This hyperactivity may lead to uncontrolled shaking of the body and involve periods of loss of consciousness. While about two thirds of patients respond to anti-epileptic medication, the remainder is refractory...

Protein anchors as a newly discovered key molecule in cancer spread and epilepsy

Certain anchor proteins inhibit a key metabolic driver that plays an important role in cancer and developmental brain disorders. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the University of Innsbruck, together with a Europe-wide research network, discovered this molecular mechanism, which could open up new opportunities...

Astrocytes might be a potential new target to better treat epilepsy

A significant number of epilepsy patients does not respond to currently available drugs. A collaboration between researchers in Japan and at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) now addressed a cell type in the brain that has so far not received much attention in epilepsy therapy. In the...

Midday Nap Could Leave You Smarter: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2021 - - "You snooze, you lose" may not be true when it comes to your brain: A new study finds that napping in the afternoon may actually boost mental agility. The study couldn't prove cause and effect, but a midday nap was associated with...

Domino effects and synchrony in seizure initiation

Epilepsy, a neurological disease that causes recurring seizures with a wide array of effects, impacts approximately 50 million people across the world. This condition has been recognized for a long time -- written records of epileptic symptoms date all the way back to 4000 B.C.E. But despite this...

Promising nanobodies against COVID-19 produced by llamas

Thought LeadersDr. David BrodyProfessor of NeurologyUniformed Services University In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Dr. David Brody about his latest research that involved discovering nanobodies produced by llamas that could help combat coronavirus. What provoked your research into the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic? We are neuroscientists, so it was...

Personalized brain stimulation lifts a patient’s depression

A new case study from the University of California, San Francisco, suggests adapting deep brain stimulation to a patient’s individual needs could relieve depression symptoms at least temporarily.The researchers found that stimulating three specific brain areas could help induce calm, renew energy levels, or reignite pleasure in a...

Who’s a good boy? The unbreakable bond between humans and dogs

Why is he here? Why is my dog lying at my feet in the shape of a croissant as I write this? How have I come to cherish his warm but lightly offensive pungency? How has his fish breath become a topic of humour when friends call round...

Pain during sex: Why is sex painful? The 10 causes of dyspareunia

Sex is supposed to be an enjoyable experience for both parties, but some people experience excruciating pain during sexual intercourse. Painful sex can happen in men, but it is much more common in women. chatted to Dr Deborah Lee from Dr Fox Online Pharmacy to find out the causes...
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