What Is Epilepsy?

Let's Find Out!

Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which a person has repeated seizures (convulsions) over time. Seizures are episodes of disturbed brain activity that cause changes in attention or behavior. Anyone can develop epilepsy.  Seizures start for the first time in people over age 65 almost as often as it does in children. Seizures in the elderly are often the after effect of othe...

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Cerebral Palsy Advice!

 Stay Positive And Be Motivational!

Cerebral palsy is a general term for a group of permanent, non-progressive movement disorders that cause physical disability, mainly in the areas of body movement. If you have a kid with disability reaches your kid to full potential. Whatever goals your child aspires to, enjoy your child for who she is. Have fun together, in whatever way your child is...

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Down Syndrome Cell Problems

Down Syndrome Neurons Grown From Stem Cells Show Signature Problems

Brain cells have been grown from skin cells of individuals with Down Syndrome. The University of Wisconsin-Madison says, Down syndrome is the most common genetic form of intellectual disability, results from an extra copy of one chromosome. Even though people with Down Syndrome experience intellectual difficulties and ot...

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Down Syndrome News

Targeting An Aspect Of Down Syndrome

Researchers have determined how a gene that is known to be defective in Down Syndrome is regulated and how its dysregulation may lead to neurological defects, providing insights into potential therapeutic approaches to an aspect of the syndrome.  See more information at ht...

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People With Autism Have Trouble Processing Sight And Sound

Autism Sight And Sound Problems

People, who have autism, aren't as efficient as others when it comes to controlling and integrating what they hear and see, according to the unpublished results presented, today at the 2014 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington, D.C. This effect is seen mainly in relation to speech but not in other types of sounds, suggesting it contributes...

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Autism Research

New Knowledge Found In Autism

Their was a review, conducted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-funded Vanderbilt Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC), it updates a prior systematic review of the interventions for children (up to age 12) with a focus on recent studies of behavioral interventions. Study authors said the quality of researc...

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