Brain Scientists Explore the How of When

A new study offers the strongest evidence yet of “time cells” in the brain.

#brain, #epilepsy, #seizures-medical, #your-feed-science

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Novel Brain Surgery Seeks to Reverse Epilepsy in Sea Lion

Cronutt, like a growing number of ocean mammals, developed seizures because of toxins in the water. Scientists hope the pioneering procedure he underwent this week could help.

#animal-behavior, #brain, #epilepsy, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #mammals, #sea-lions, #seizures-medical, #six-flags-great-adventure, #surgery-and-surgeons, #university-of-california-san-francisco, #your-feed-animals, #your-feed-science

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17 Rikers Guards Will Be Disciplined in Death of Layleen Polanco

Correction officers failed to check on Layleen Polanco, 27, as she was having a fatal epileptic seizure in a solitary cell, an investigation found.

#clark-darcel-d, #correction-board-nyc, #de-blasio-bill, #epilepsy, #new-york-city, #polanco-layleen, #prison-guards-and-corrections-officers, #rikers-island-prison-complex

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The Boy Slumped to the Floor. Could These Be Seizures?

Antiseizure medications didn’t help, and his episodes don’t look like cataplexy. A girl has these same episodes. Could this help them find answers?

#amphetamines, #documentary-films-and-programs, #epilepsy, #genetics-and-heredity, #narcolepsy, #seizures-medical

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