Navigation Links
Epilepsy genes may cancel each other
Date:11/4/2007

tation occurred in the same young mouse, that animal had dramatically reduced seizures and did not suffer the sudden death associated with the potassium channel problem.

Noebels, who is also director of the Developmental Neurogenetics Laboratory funded by the National Institutes of Health and Blue Bird Circle Foundation, said, Rather than screening for bad genes one at a time, it may be essential to create a complete profile of many or even all genes in order to accurately assess the true genetic risk of any single defect in many common disorders such as epilepsy. Fortunately, this amount of background information will soon become routinely obtainable in individual patients thanks to rapid technological progress in the field of neurogenomics.

Many different genes can lead to seizure disorders. In some cases, they encode ion channels that adjust the way neurons fire. Previous work indicated that combinations of such genes could make epilepsy worse. However, certain combinations may actually prevent the abnormal patterns of epilepsy, acting as circuit breakers, said Noebels.


'/>"/>

Contact: Graciela Gutierrez
ggutierr@bcm.edu
713-798-4710
Baylor College of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
2. Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids
3. Inadequate epilepsy treatment
4. Music in link with epilepsy
5. Caffeine can induce epilepsy in newborns
6. Epilepsy can be predicted
7. Epilepsy Drugs Can Enhance Risk of Birth Defects
8. Lamictal as add-on therapy for children with epilepsy
9. Epilepsy Drug Helps Diabetic Nerve Damage
10. Study to look at early surgery to treat epilepsy
11. Epilepsy Drug May Relieve Chronic Headaches
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... Ticket Down is a reputable source of ... the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Fans of every genre of music will have an ... 18th, the first day of the festival, the following artists will perform: Sam Smith, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... August 01, 2015 , ... Super Bowl 50 will ... National Football League’s biggest day each year is the Super Bowl. In the two weeks ... takes place from the host venue. The 2016 Super Bowl game will mark the 50th ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Recently touted by Becker’s Healthcare ... health analytics , Jvion continues to disrupt the predictive analytic and big data ... patient and population level illness to drive prevention and better health outcomes. Most ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Sculpted Contours Luxury Medical Aesthetics announces the arrival ... Zeltiq Aesthetics released this new applicator in the United States as an upgrade to ... thighs. The original applicator required a 2 hour treatment time. The new ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and blogs ... social media profiles to better connect with the public. The agency website at ... share insights and opinions. The Rally Insurance Group, Inc.’s pledge to provide effortless ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 3Health News:Cheap 2016 Super Bowl Tickets at Levi's Stadium: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Super Bowl 50 Tickets in Santa Clara, CA at Levi's Stadium 2Health News:Jvion Showcased as Leader in the Predictive Analytic Market 2Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 2Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 3Health News:Rally Insurance Group, Inc. Connects to Customers Through Re-branded Social Media Profiles 2
... , SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 4 ... the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to become a key ... In contrast to other approaches combating meth addiction, the End Meth Now ... the drug. , , "We,ve had the ...
... HOUSTON, Aug. 4 Cyberonics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYBX ) today ... July 24, 2009 of its fiscal year ending April 30, 2010 on Wednesday, ... conference call to discuss those results on Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 9:00 ... Quarter Results Conference Call Instructions , To listen to the conference ...
... , Draconian Cuts to Medicare Compounded by Further ... from Weakened State Budgets , , WASHINGTON, ... a national coalition of community long term care businesses and organizations ... - today cautioned that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, ...
... smoking raise Alzheimer,s risk , TUESDAY, Aug. 4 ... your heart in the middle years of life -- ... are bad for your brain in later years, new ... associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer,s disease and ...
... Effort aims to create an international ... pursue a co-operative and collaborative approach to combating the problem ... WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 The National Health Care Anti-Fraud ... of Understanding with two like-minded organizations--the Canadian Health Care Anti-fraud ...
... ATLANTA, Aug. 4 CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: ... cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced it has received ... The CE mark allows immediate, unrestricted commercial distribution of ... adjunct in the sealing of abdominal parenchymal tissues (liver ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Office of National Drug Control Policy Taps RIESTER creative for Use in National Anti-Meth Campaign 2Health News:Cyberonics Announces Conference Call to Discuss Fiscal Year 2010 First Quarter Financial Results 2Health News:National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies 2Health News:Midlife Heart Risk Factors Linked to Later Dementia 2Health News:Midlife Heart Risk Factors Linked to Later Dementia 3Health News:The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations 2Health News:The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations 3Health News:CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology 2Health News:CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology 3Health News:CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology 4
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015 PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, ... fronts across the organization.  We are excited to be ... clinical trial ever conducted with topline results expected in ... Executive Officer, PTC Therapeutics, Inc. "Translarna is now commercially ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015  Cleveland Clinic President ... keynote address last month that industry is compelled to ... to gain the efficiencies—and develop the transformational innovations -- ... Barsoum,s comments were preceded by Doug Kohrs , ... OMTEC moderator, who stressed that industry must add "episode ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... New York , July 30, 2015 ... of its latest report titled, "Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems ... 2020". According to the report, the global continuous glucose ... in 2014 and is expected to reach US$ 788.4 ... the forecast period, 2015 to 2020. Global ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 2PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 3PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 4PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 5PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 6PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 7PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 8PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 9PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 10Orthopaedic Surgery Reimbursement Shifts to Episode of Care 2Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Systems Market: Transmitters and Monitors Most Dominant Segment, Says Future Market Insights 2Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Systems Market: Transmitters and Monitors Most Dominant Segment, Says Future Market Insights 3Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Systems Market: Transmitters and Monitors Most Dominant Segment, Says Future Market Insights 4
... , ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 7 ... DoseEdge(TM), during this week,s ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting (MCM). ... safety and pharmacy efficiency through the management of IV ... into current pharmacy practice and techniques, while providing a ...
... , CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 7 Genoptix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the Company,s participation at the Deutsche Bank 2009 MedTools Investor ... Mass. on December 9-10, 2009. , Genoptix,s EVP ... the Company on Wednesday, December 9, 2009. He will ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Baxa Features DoseEdge(TM) Pharmacy Workflow Manager at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting 2Baxa Features DoseEdge(TM) Pharmacy Workflow Manager at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting 3Genoptix Announces Participation at Deutsche Bank 2009 MedTools Investor Conference 2
Facilitates intubation of tracheal tubes....
Disposable Aluminum Satin Finish E/T Stylette, Pediatric 11 1/2, 25/box....
Fiber Optic Stylette with Adjustable Stop 18., ,Fiber optic handles require two AA batteries not included....
Aluminum Stylette 16 with Adjustable Stop....
Medicine Products: