Survey results showed that a high percentage of the respondents actually turn to medical marijuana because it can elicit "more favorable" side effects compared prescription drugs that contain anti-epileptic effects.
A new research suggests that a compound found in marijuana could help reduce seizures in patients with certain types of epilepsy.
Pregnant women taking certain epilepsy medication have increased risk of giving birth to babies with defect or malformation.
A research funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation has looked into the temporal pattern and relationship between physical diseases and mental disorders in teenagers.
In theory, 80 percent of human beings tend to experience déjà vu. It is when a person engaged in the present situation, place or event suddenly experiences a feeling of familiarity. Is this magic or some kind of sorcery? Well, science says it is not. There's a study saying that it is probably caused by a glitch in the brain neurological system and the pathways inside a human brain.
A new drug approach helped restore the memory of elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer's, and may potentially delay the onset of this debilitating disease, according to new research.
Experts have long known that epileptics sometimes suddenly and unexpectedly die during or right after a seizure. The cause of this death is often utterly unrelated to injury or other known causes, leaving professionals perplexed. Surprisingly, a lot of caregivers and even patients are left scratching their heads too, as they have never heard of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).
Researchers have developed a pill for sufferers of drug-resistant epilepsy that may treat seizures on-demand, much like how we currently treat heartburn or headaches.