Amino Acids for Epilepsy

Amino Acids for Epilepsy

More than two million people in the US suffer with epilepsy, or more accurately, epileptic seizures. Some seizures are easily controlled with medications, others are not. What exactly is epilepsy? You can think of seizure as a result of an electrical storm in the brain that short circuits other communication. Sometimes it can be localized […]

Bigger Gene Picture May Provide Better Epilepsy Therapies

Bigger Gene Picture May Provide Better Epilepsy Therapies

Using a broader design, researchers have a new target for epilepsy treatment. Studying individual genes has long been the approach to understanding epilepsy but pulling back, scientists identified a gene network that was highly active in the brain of epileptic patients, and then discovered that an unconnected gene, Sestrin 3 (SESN3), acts as a regulator […]