Navigation Links
International study yields important clues to the genetics of epilepsy
Date:6/16/2014

epsy, neuropathic pain, and other diseases," said Dr. Rouleau.

Each day in Canada, an average of 42 people learn that they have epilepsy. In 50 - 60% of cases, the cause of epilepsy is unknown. The major form of treatment is long-term drug therapy. Drugs are not a cure and can have numerous, sometimes severe, side effects. Brain surgery is recommended only when medication fails and when the seizures are confined to one area of the brain where brain tissue can be safely removed without damaging personality or function.

The Neuro has been at the forefront of epilepsy treatment and research for over half a century. The "Montreal Procedure" developed at The Neuro revolutionized the surgical treatment for epilepsy. The use of EEG and MRI for the study and treatment of epilepsy was also pioneered at The Neuro. The Neuro's Epilepsy Program has a multi-disciplinary team of epileptologists, neurosurgeons, nurses, neuropsychologists, neuropsychiatrists, social workers, EEG technologists, nurse clinicians and case managers. The Program provides both in-patient and out-patient evaluation and treatments for more than 3000 patients a year and the EEG Clinic conducts almost 4,000 electroencephalograms each year.


'/>"/>
Contact: Anita Kar
anita.kar@mcgill.ca
514-398-3376
McGill University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Ultracold matter technology from CU and SRI International licensed to Boulders ColdQuanta
2. International Polar Year conference: From knowledge to action
3. Large international study finds memory in adults impacted by versions of 4 genes
4. International team uncovers new genes that shape brain size, intelligence
5. Southampton researchers lead 2 international projects to help people out of poverty
6. UCSD researchers: Where international climate policy has failed, grassroots efforts can succeed
7. Washington University receives $8 million to lead international childhood malnutrition effort
8. Early Bird Discounts Available on International Healthcare and Biotechnology Conferences, Save Up To $600 with Global Information
9. New HealthFocus® International Study Reveals Five Very Different Weight Management Consumers
10. OU scientists and international team deciper the genetic code of the tomato
11. Digicel Launches Worlds First Biometric Identification System For International Money Transfers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 15, 2014 Research and ... the addition of the "Samsung Galaxy S5 ... report to their offering. ... a totally different sensing technology than the iPhone ... fingerprint sensor in its product. The ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Dec. 15, 2014  HITLAB SM announced ... (GCP) audit to confirm its adherence to current ... accomplishment enables HITLAB to conduct regulated smart device ... principles for patient safety and research quality. ... access, quality, and delivery with innovative technology," said ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Dec. 16, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 One major ... demand for medical sensors in biomedical applications. Chemical ... quick and correct diagnosis during surgical procedures. The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home Button Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor Technology Analysis 2HITLAB Completes GCP Audit for FDA Smart Device & App Compliance 2Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Hoffmann La-Roche, Johnson & Johnson, NGK Spark Plugs and Robert Bosch 2
... , SUNNYVALE, Calif. and LIVERPOOL, England , ... video, announced that a major UK airport has completed the deployment ... SmartCatch video analytics suite, while a second UK airport, Newcastle ... The SmartCatch system is a major component of the MFlow Exit ...
... RIVERSIDE, Calif. Biologists have known for long ... plays a significant role in forming new species and ... that ecology shapes evolution. The environment defines a template ... organisms to fit that template. Some ...
... DURHAM, N.C. Sharing is a behavior on which day care ... of coaching. But for our ape cousins the bonobos, sharing just ... in the latest Current Biology, it looks like bonobos ... by contrast, are notorious for hogging food to themselves, by physical ...
Cached Biology News:Vidient SmartCatch Protecting Exit Lanes at Major UK Airport 2Vidient SmartCatch Protecting Exit Lanes at Major UK Airport 3Evolution impacts environment, challenging traditionally held view, UC Riverside study finds 2Evolution impacts environment, challenging traditionally held view, UC Riverside study finds 3'Peter Pan' apes never seem to learn selfishness 2'Peter Pan' apes never seem to learn selfishness 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... --  BioLife Solutions , Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS ... clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation ... for cells and tissues  ("BioLife" or the "Company"), ... Meeting of Stockholders on May 4, 2015 (the "Annual ... Annual Meeting represents a change of more than 30 ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 ... generation webinar series is designed to introduce ... and inform users and partners of platform ... features and benefits; empowering users in their ... and powerful tools. , According to SoundConnect’s ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 Nashville Fertility Center announced that ... for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), a ... in reproductive medicine. In his new role as ... executive board and will have a voice in furthering ... actively supported ASRM since 1984 when he joined while ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014 Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ... disease, announced today that investors including Oracle Investment ... LLC and several Vermillion directors have agreed to ... Vermillion,s common stock and warrants to purchase unregistered ... placement.  Under the terms of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:BioLife Solutions Sets Date for Annual Meeting of Stockholders 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 3Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 2Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 3Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 2Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 3Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 4Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 5
... Now that the promise of Silicon Valley has joined the ... is an appropriate time to revisit the importance of technology ... been spent on marketing the so-called new economy, one fact ... than goes out! , ,In this post-technology age, the ...
... to staff customer support centers. These specialists must be able ... complicated computer system, and then be able to sort through ... very talented people is not an easy task, and in ... of technical aptitude. But there is more to it! ...
... operating group of Fiserv, Inc. has announced ... targeting the self-funded health care market. , , ... processing and administration services for self-funded medical, dental, vision ... Fiserv Health now has an integrated suite of medical ...
Cached Biology Technology:Look at the New Economy, Just Like the Old Economy 2Hope For Some U.S. Tech Workers 2Hope For Some U.S. Tech Workers 3Fiserv Launches Avidyn Health to Target Healthcare Costs 2
Contains 0.2 g/L EDTA4Na in phosphate-buffered saline....
... ,5-Bromo-4-chloro-3-indoxyl-beta-D-galactopyranoside C 14 H 15 ... ,M.W.= 408.63 ,Assay: Greater than ... DMF) ,Biological Activity: Blue color with ... Agrees with theoretical values ,Thin Layer ...
MHC Volumes 1 & 2...
BD IMagnet 1 each...
Biology Products: